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Program Description

Maintenance Services is a training program that requires a special recommendation from a student's associate school counselor.

The Maintenance Services program provides students with real hands-on training. During this two year program, students explore basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, roofing, drywall installation and repair, painting and residential property maintenance skills. Students will explore the proper use of hand tools and power equipment related to the residential construction industry.

Students will use hands-on skills to perform various tasks related to the Building Maintenance Industry that can be used to explore many other career fields. The program fosters a problem solving environment in which students can apply real world scenarios to the subjects studied in class. Students in the Maintenance Services class will explore some of the latest Green building materials and methods related to the construction industry. The students will gain a sense of pride and responsibility for their actions and impact on the environment.

Program of Study


3 Credits


1 Credit

Basic English

1 Credit

Basic Economics/Government

1 Credit


1 Credit

Electives are subject to availability and schedule. Not all electives are available every semester. Past elective options have included the following classes:

Basic Math, Basic Science, Basic Economics/Government

Employment Resources

Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information.  

Teacher Information

Mr. Paul Papesh

Dept: High School
Job Title: Maintenance Services Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 x22364
Email: Click here to send a message

Program Highlights

  • Carpentry
  • Drywall
  • Electrical
  • Flooring
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Roofing
  • Safety
  • Siding
  • Window and Door Installation