Maintenance Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Construction & Property

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Maintenance Skills List in Construction & Property

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Maintenance role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Maintenance job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 36% of Maintenance job descriptions contained maintenance as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

maintenance
36%
maintenance technician
29%
building maintenance
18%
construction
18%
maintenance coordinator
15%
building
11%
new homes
11%
property
11%
trades
11%
engineer
11%
plumbing
8%
facilities management
8%
painting
8%
maintenance operative
8%
electrician
8%
repair
8%
facilities
4%
projects
4%
multi skilled
4%
estates management
4%
general maintenance
4%
cleaning
4%
hand tools
4%
hgv
4%
estate operative
4%
facilities technician
4%
hnc
4%
handy man
4%
groundskeeper
4%
reactive
4%
iwfm
4%
maintenance assistant
4%
maintenance supervisor
4%
routine maintenance
4%
maintenance engineer
4%
repairs assistant
4%
safety
4%
school caretaker
4%
estate management
4%
communication skills
4%
maintenance administrator
4%
mechanical electrical
4%
maintenance planner
4%
housing association
4%
electrical
4%
works coordinator
4%
caretaker
4%
maintenance surveyor
4%
management skills
4%
heating
4%
social housing
4%
rural property
4%
windows
4%
retail
4%
surveyor
4%
cad
4%
health & safety legislation
4%
carpentry
4%
customer service
4%
health and safety
4%
leadership
4%
housing associations
4%
drawings
4%
joinery
4%
diagnosis
4%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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