Maintenance Handyman at Cushman & Wakefield

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Job Title
Maintenance Handyman

Job Description Summary

C&W Services has an immediate opening for a Handyperson. The Facilities Handyperson aids the facility management team in supporting the daily operations and ensuring successful service delivery of the client facility needs and directly support the facility management team with on-going facility and team related responsibilities. We're looking for a professional who can take initiative, help anticipate problems before they occur, and work well as part of a team. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate effectively with peers, management, clients, and anyone else encountered on the job.
The Handyperson is a position within the line of operations of C&W Services. The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of general maintenance functions, including, patching and painting walls, replacing ceiling tiles and minor equipment, plumbing, carpentry repairs.
Job Description


  • Patch and paint walls

  • Install and maintain door closers, locksets and passage sets

  • Perform preventive maintenance on facility equipment

  • Install bulletin boards and writing boards

  • Replace damaged, stained, or missing ceiling tiles

  • Replace damaged VCT floor tile

  • Refasten existing or replace damaged cover base

  • Analyze/assess problems quickly and accurately

  • Act independently and with little supervision

  • Learn new tasks and systems

  • To use common hand tools

  • To use power tools

  • To support company's goals and objectives

  • Perform other related duties as assigned, assisting other tradesmen and emergency repairs


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

• Technical Proficiency
• Initiative
• Flexibility
• Multi-Tasking
• Sense of Urgency
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent

• 2+ years of related experience in a commercial property setting

• Technical, vocational or on-the-job training in at least one of the following areas: HVAC, electrical, mechanical, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair
• Possess and maintain a valid driver's license (commercial license may be required) and good driving record with periodic checks
• Basic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & Word
May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain shifts; may be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments); may require shift work and/or stand-by on-call duties

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

The PHYSICAL DEMANDS described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for 10% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.

C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

C&W Services is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, please call the ADA line at 1-888-365-5406 or email . Please refer to the job title and job location when you contact us.

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