Maintenance Tech Apprentice in Branchburg NJ
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Branchburg - New Jersey - United States of America

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a significant contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, demonstrating the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

Job summary

Are you looking for an exciting apprenticeship opportunity? We offer a 1-year training program! The Maintenance Technician Apprentice performs basic preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, equipment and grounds in an on-the-job training environment. Working under close supervision, this role assists in monitoring building system operations and performance using basic trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Follow all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety.
  • Adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures, and undertake relevant training mentorship, and development activities.
  • Perform general labor work as assigned and complete maintenance and repair records as required.
  • Assist with fixing and repairing buildings and installed systems to include lighting systems, plumbing systems, kitchen equipment, roofs, drains, shop, and HVAC, under supervision.
  • Maintain professional appearances of the property, equipment, engineering spaces, grounds, and common areas.
  • Facilitate office access and office moves by providing moving crates, assembling furniture, office keys, nameplates, etc.

What you need:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short communications, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Writing of routine reports and correspondence may be required.
  • Digital literacy in work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook.


Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to:

  1. Finish all the required and assigned Health, Safety and Environmental training at a satisfactory level,
  2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all Health, Safety and Environmental-related requirements at all times,
  3. Participate in all Health, Safety and Environmental-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.

Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and stop work if required.

CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.