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Maintenance and repair workers, general
Description: General maintenance and repair workers have skills in many different crafts. They repair and maintain machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings and work on plumbing, electrical, and air-conditioning and heating systems. They build partitions, make plaster or drywall repairs, and fix or paint roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, and other parts of building structures. They also maintain and repair specialized equipment and machinery found in cafeterias, laundries, hospitals, stores, offices, and factories.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $28,001 to $50,000 per year


There are 14 math topics Maintenance and repair workers, general need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Customary Measurement
Metric Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Statistics
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Basic Terminology
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Other Topics
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math