Maintenance Jobs

Maintenance Employment Information

Maintenance Job Overview

Any business or company with a building, landscaping or machinery will need at least one maintenance worker, but usually need a team of contract workers. Every field from healthcare and education to real estate management requires maintenance work from time to time. Whether it's a large team of full-time maintenance workers at a large hospital or a small team of handymen at an apartment complex, maintenance is a stable field that will remain relevant as long as buildings and the businesses within them stand. Maintenance jobs are generally flexible, sometimes offer benefits, and are available worldwide.

Maintenance Jobs Education Requirements

Some maintenance jobs don't specifically mention an education requirement, but many require the applicant to have at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Some more technical maintenance positions, including machinery and aircraft maintenance, require more training to get the job, but do offer better pay in turn for the additional training.

Maintenance Job Market

Maintenance jobs offer security that most jobs of its kind can't. In the 2010 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, 1.3 million jobs in general maintenance existed. Based on this report, grounds maintenance worker jobs are projected to grow by another 254,600 by the time the next report comes out in 2020, which is surprisingly fast job growth in a recovering economy.

Work reliability is a bit unpredictable in this field—often, businesses will delay maintenance work during times of economic downturn, leaving little or no work for Maintenance Managers. However, the deferred work usually means more repairs in the long run, so most of the time, maintenance workers can count on steady work, even if some days are slower than others. Some maintenance workers find that when there isn't enough repair work to make ends meet—landscaping jobs also fall into the category of maintenance work and are available nearly year-round.

Maintenance Job Salary Information

General maintenance workers can expect a yearly salary of about $33,000, as of 2011. Grounds maintenance workers or those working on landscaping, earn about $25,000, which increases when promoted to a position like Landscape Architect. With greater training, maintenance workers can specialize in machinery maintenance and expect a yearly salary of around $40,000, or aircraft maintenance and earn around $73,000 per year. No matter what kind of maintenance career you decide to pursue, be sure to look into the expectations of each specific position before applying, and be sure to choose the position that's best for you.
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Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. About CertainTeed Through the respo...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. About CertainTeed Through the respo...
Cox Communications is more than just a place to work. We strive to create an environment that nurtures personal development and the opportunity to build on your talents. Our employees are our most important resource. To demonstrate the value we place in our employees, Cox offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package (healthcare, pension, and 401k) and a best-in-class working environ...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. About CertainTeed Through the respo...
Summary: EchoStar is hiring a Contract Cable Installation Technician that will be responsible for the installation & termination of Coax, UTP, Multi-conductor and Fiber Optic Cables. This person will also be responsible for the mechanical configuration of equipment racks and the installation of electronic equipment and maintain the integrity of the system wiring and documentation. Responsibiliti...
The Organization ESC offers a positive work environment where teamwork, open communication, and professionalism are emphasized. Episcopal Senior Communities has earned a top spot for four years running on the San Francisco Business Journals List of Best Places to Work in the Bay Area. ESC’s mission is to provide housing and services with respect and dignity to seniors, support independence and s...
Lead Mechanic - Wellington CO Mechanic Level 1-3 The purpose of the Mechanic position is to utilize his/her mechanical expertise to support the needs of the company in a professional, safe and timely manner. An individual in this position will work to keep all equipment in top running condition through an effective preventative maintenance program. Basic Understanding: •Internal Combustion Eng...
Summary: Supports the RF equipment at a large scale 24X7 satellite operations center and performs as a lead on the shift. Performs fabrication, installation, maintenance, and repair of the radio-frequency (RF) equipment used in large-scale satellite downlink and uplink operations; such as waveguide assemblies, cables, and fiber-optic systems. Responsibilities: Fabrication, installation, mainten...
The Desktop Technician's role is to provide a single point of contact for end users to receive support and maintenance within the organization's desktop computing environment. This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading all PC hardware and equipment to ensure optimal workstation performance. The person will also troubleshoot problem areas (in person, by telephone, or...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Wire Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Wire Technicians work both inside and outside and are res...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Wire Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Wire Technicians work both inside and outside and are res...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Premises Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Premises Technicians work both inside and outside and...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Premises Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Premises Technicians work both inside and outside and...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Wire Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Wire Technicians work both inside and outside and are res...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Premises Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Premises Technicians work both inside and outside and...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Premises Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Premises Technicians work both inside and outside and...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Premises Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Premises Technicians work both inside and outside and...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Wire Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Wire Technicians work both inside and outside and are res...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Premises Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Premises Technicians work both inside and outside and...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Premises Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Premises Technicians work both inside and outside and...

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