If you enjoy working with your hands, this could be a good career choice for you. Maintenance technicians work on mechanical and electrical equipment and machines in paper mills, foundries, production mills, food processing, schools and hospitals. Your work could include installing equipment, repairing and replacing units, and maintaining equipment. You will learn how to use measuring devices, lathes, drill presses and various hand tools. You will also learn about electrical drawings, electrical motors, programmable logic controllers and solid state devices. The program includes paid on-the-job training and related instruction.