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Maintenance Industry Overview


Any enterprise with a substantial physical plant or real estate requires maintenance work, a component of overhead that most companies must shoulder. Whether performed by a sole employee or by hundreds or thousands of contract workers, maintenance jobs are a reliable source of employment in sectors ranging from healthcare to automotive manufacturing to government. Large commercial equipment maintenance companies include Pratt & Whitney Engine Services and Aquilex Holdings; in the building-services sector, Serco Group and ABM Industries are major employers, according to Hoovers.

Maintenance Job Market


There were nearly 1.3 million jobs in general maintenance and repairs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Grounds maintenance workers held an additional 1.2 million jobs, and their ranks are projected to grow by another 254,600 by 2020, faster than the average occupation.

Work opportunities in maintenance are a boon to those with no more than a high school diploma, offering job security and pay that’s typically about twice the minimum wage. Maintenance employment levels fluctuate somewhat, but maintenance deferred in a recession often creates even more work during the eventual recovery. Although workers in grounds maintenance often suffer seasonal ups and downs in employment, the gradual migration of Americans to more temperate climes has created additional landscaping jobs that run year-round, or nearly so.

Common jobs in maintenance include janitor, groundskeeper, landscaper, maintenance mechanic, maintenance technician, maintenance supervisor, maintenance planner, maintenance electrician, maintenance engineer, maintenance director and maintenance manager.

Maintenance Salaries


Median wages for general maintenance and repair workers were $35,030 in 2011, according to the BLS. Grounds maintenance workers earned median salaries of $25,100. Maintenance jobs requiring additional training and skills can pay more. Machinery maintenance workers, for example, earned median salaries of $39,490, with the top 10 percent making $59,860. Aircraft maintenance managers earned a median of $73,237, with the top 10 percent making $109,246, according to online salary database PayScale.com.
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JOIN AN INDUSTRY LEADER Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in the design, manufacturing, sale, and servicing of mobile hydraulic equipment. For over 85 years, Altec has empowered associates to make a difference. ELEVATE YOUR POSSIBILITIES The Service Group honors Altec's commitment to be there for the life of the equipment. A mobile serv...
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Troubleshooting of machines/equipment during and after installation. * Programming of PLC's is a plus. * Ensures new line set-ups have been centerlined. * Ensures new product coming off of line meets all customer specifications. * Follows all company and local work rules, safety rules and policies, BOS work instructions and SAP standards and activities. * Works...
Observes mechanical devices in operation and troubleshoots to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections. Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs speci...
MasTec, Advanced Technologies is a Home Service Provider for DirecTV and we are currently recruiting in your area for Satellite Installation Technicians. Our Technicians install, test, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade equipment that receives signals for residential and business customers. Paid Training Begins September 22, 2014 Our average first-year Technician earns between 30-35K, with uncappe...
MasTec, Advanced Technologies is a Home Service Provider for DirecTV and we are currently recruiting in your area for Satellite Installation Technicians. Our Technicians install, test, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade equipment that receives signals for residential and business customers. Paid Training Begins October 13, 2014 Our average first-year Technician earns between 30-35K, with uncapped ...
MasTec designs, builds, installs, maintains and upgrades infrastructures that are the backbone of the nation's economy. Telephone, high-speed internet, electric, water, sewer, natural gas, wireless and wind are the areas in which our work touches the lives of millions. We are experiencing growth and are currently hiring for Field Technicians to work in St. Louis, MO and the surrounding areas. MasT...
MasTec designs, builds, installs, maintains and upgrades infrastructures that are the backbone of the nation's economy. Telephone, high-speed internet, electric, water, sewer, natural gas, wireless and wind are the areas in which our work touches the lives of millions. We are experiencing growth and are currently hiring for Field Technicians to work in Virginia Beach and the surroundings. MasTec F...
MasTec designs, builds, installs, maintains and upgrades infrastructures that are the backbone of the nation's economy. Telephone, high-speed internet, electric, water, sewer, natural gas, wireless and wind are the areas in which our work touches the lives of millions. We are experiencing growth and are currently hiring for Field Technicians to work in Kansas City, MO and the surrounding areas. Ma...
MasTec, Advanced Technologies is a Home Service Provider for DirecTV and we are currently recruiting in your area for Satellite Installation Technicians. Our Technicians install, test, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade equipment that receives signals for residential and business customers. Paid Training Begins September 29, 2014 Our average first-year Technician earns between 30-35K, with uncappe...
The Auto Center Manager (ACM) is responsible for managing all aspects of the Auto Center. The ACM drives superior results by selecting, coaching and developing a team of service advisors and technicians who are committed to achieving superior results. The ACM analyzes the business to identify opportunities for growth and increased profitability. Through the development and implementation of compet...
This is what you have been looking for - The Hot Rod Barn is expanding the team again and seeking a highly qualified Auto Body Technician. This position is suited for a top notch technician with experience building muscle cars, classic cars or trucks, hot rods, or roadsters. As Chicagoland’s premier restoration and performance shop near Joliet, The Hot Rod Barn's state-of-the-art facilities span ...
Entry Level technician for Multi-location C0llision Repair company with Pa and NJ locations. We will advance your career here. Fast paced company with aggressive growth plans creates upward movement when skills and experience are met. Start your career here where you can grow with us. *advancement oportunites *Great starting pay plan *Tool plans available *Health benefits *401k *continuing e...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Fallbrook, CA area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Tipton, IN area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with br...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services (IHS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servi...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Island Falla, ME area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer w...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Shattuck, OK area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with ...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Smithfield, VA area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer wit...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Bristol, IN area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with b...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the La Porte, IN area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with ...

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