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Handyman/Repairman -IL
2 Applications Submitted for this Position

Job Description

CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring and other services. CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings is the leading nationwide provider of rental furnishings for the exhibit and events industry. From high-profile special events to corporate meetings to weddings, CORT provides the rental furnishings that make exhibitions and events possible. CORT also provides rental furniture to the majority of trade shows and conferences in the nation, including shows and events in Canada. For more information on CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings, visit

The Handyman Technician is responsible for the repair and refinishing of furniture product to prepare it for either rental or retail based on condition.

  • Examines worn or damaged furniture to determine extent of repairs required, then performs those necessary repairs.
  • Estimates amount of material required based on style and dimensions of furniture, and purchases the appropriate materials required.
  • Conducts daily touch-up and repair of outgoing furniture.
  • Orders and maintains parts, hardwares, and supplies for repair section.
  • Train other warehouse personnel in the basics of touch-up repair.
  • Track daily repaired pieces, for warehouse report.
  • Maintain a consistent quality and quantity in work produced.
  • Maintain repair area in an organized manner.
  • High School diploma or equivalent or 5 plus years of experience without a degree
  • Ability to speak, read and write English
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. Frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms.  Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Additional Information

As part of a national company, CORT Furniture Rental offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, a competitive salaries with position specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts. 

For more information on CORT Business Services, please visit our website at

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Installation - Maint - Repair, Skilled Labor - Trades, General Labor
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2015-1369
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Handyman/Repairman -IL

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