Patrick goes in-depth sharing his story about being a sewer and storm drain maintenance operator. He talks about what he likes most about his job and what he finds most challenging. He also shares that he got a job that was not only rewarding but matched what he put out as a worker. Patrick says that although he failed several tests he took to get city jobs, he didn't give up. He eventually found a city job that matched his qualifications perfectly and he passed the test with no problem.
General maintenance and repair workers maintain and repair machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. They work on plumbing, electrical, and air-conditioning and heating systems. General maintenance and repair workers often carry out many different tasks in a single day.
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Licensing requirements vary by state and locality. For more complex tasks, workers may need to be licensed in a particular specialty, such as electrical or plumbing work.
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