General Maintenance Worker – Twentynine Palms, CA, US


General Maintenance Worker – Twentynine Palms, CA, US

General Maintenance Worker

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Twentynine Palms, CA, US

NIKA is hiring for a General Maintenance Worker who will support the operations of their department by performing general maintenance and repair of equipment and buildings requiring practical skill and knowledge (but no proficiency) in such trades as painting, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work at the Marine Corps Base Twentynine Palms, CA!!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Replaces electrical receptacles, wires, switches, fixtures, and motors.
  • Uses plaster or compound to patch minor holes and cracks in walls and ceilings.
  • Repairs or replaces sinks, water coolers, and toilets.
  • Paints structures and equipment.
  • Repairs or replaces concrete floors, steps, and sidewalks.
  • Replaces damaged paneling and floor tiles.
  • Hangs doors and installs door locks and replaces broken window panes.
  • Performs general maintenance on equipment and machinery.
  • Other Duties Assigned

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficient written and oral communication skills according to skill requirements
  • Ensure on-time service is met, and address possible service issues with vendor performance issues.
  • Professionally navigating issues, problems, and concerns for the best positive outcome for our Customers.
  • Identify and escalate support situations requiring urgent attention.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working in an outdoor or indoor building environment
  • Experience hanging doors, installing door locks, and replacing broken window panes preferred
  • Able to understand verbal or written directions from lead supervisor or other craftsmen

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., squat, bend, stoop and kneel for short periods, climb a ladder, stand for long periods of time, and constant arm extensions.
  • Occasional exposure to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, and chemicals, but none to the point of being disagreeable. May involve minor safety hazards where likely result would be cuts, bruises, etc.

Special Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must be able to successfully pass as required a federal, state, or local government’s background investigation


The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and that additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.

NIKA 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, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.