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  • Students measure and position a stake in preparation for excavation.Construct, erect, install, and repair all residential building components.
  • Operate power tools, read construction drawings, produce estimates, and evaluate and perform project cost analysis.
  • Earn industry-recognized, valuable certifications, such as OSHA, PBA, and fork lift certifications.
  • Fabricate, weld, and machine metal materials.

Students in Building and Property Maintenance learn how to use various power tools, such as circular saws.Job Titles – Career Pathways
13-1051   Cost Estimator
47-2061   Construction Laborers
47-2152   Plumbers, Pipefitters and Steamfitters
47-3012   Helpers — Carpenters
47-3013   Helpers — Electricians
49-9042   Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
49-9098   Helpers — Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
51-4121   Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Students cut vinyl siding with a chop saw on the site of a house renovation project.

CTC knowledge transfers to college credits at:
Commonwealth Technical Institute
Community College of Allegheny County
Luzerne County Community College
Orleans Technical Institute
Pennsylvania College of Technology

student using cordless drill-driverStudent Certifications
NOCTI – National Occupational Competency Testing Institute Certification
*  Building Property Maintenance
Forklift Operator Certification
OSHA – Safety Certification
PBA – Pennsylvania Builders Association

Accreditations – PBA – Pennsylvania Builders Association


➤ For more detailed information about this program, including the grading policy, task list, etc., please refer to the course syllabus.

➤ Adult Education Clock Hour/Credit Hour Chart for this program

Mr. Rohrbach - Building Property Maintenance Instructor
Instructor – Mr. Robert Rohrbach

I am a lifelong resident of Reading Pa.  I began my career in property maintenance as a part-time technician when I was a sophomore in high school.  After I graduated from Reading Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center and Reading Central Catholic in 2003, I continued my career in Property maintenance taking plumbing and HVAC apprenticeships at Berks Career and Technology Center.

I worked at various Senior Living Centers and Apartment complexes. I have held positions in the industry from laborer to Lead Technician.


Reading Central Catholic High School
Reading Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center
Berks Career and Technology Center (Plumbing, HVAC, Mechanics.)

 Work Experience
Installation and repair of Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Carpentry, Interior/Exterior finishing, and Masonry.

Hire Date: 2020

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