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Would you consider yourself to be a "Jack-of-all-trades"?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Maintenance interview

How to Answer

As a general maintenance professional it is very helpful to have a long list of skills. Talk to the interviewer about the variety of skills that you possess.

Would you consider yourself to be a "Jack-of-all-trades"?
Answer example

"I would consider myself a very well rounded maintenance professional because my background is so diverse. I began my career as an electrician and have trained professionally as a plumber and also bring experience in HVAC. If I don't have direct experience, I will conduct some research on the topic and can generally pick it up very quickly."

Entry Level

"At this time, the bulk of my educational focus has been on plumbing, with a small amount of knowledge in electrical. I do hope to consider myself to be a jack of all trades. However, I am not quite there yet."


"I have been a maintenance professional for over twelve years and can say, with certainty, that I am a jack of all trades. I can do it all! Are there specific skills that you would like me to highlight for you?"

View user-submitted Answers

Would you consider yourself to be a "Jack-of-all-trades"?
Yes as in work I do mechanical and electrical work.
My ability to understand and fix a problem that exists.
Yes, I am experienced in all facets of construction.
No,I would consider myself to be much more than handy.
Yes l love my job, l like fixing things, but more over preventative maintenance is my first subject.
Yes, sort of a jack of all and master of none.

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