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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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Saint Louis, 63145
Premier Airport Parking facility located near Lambert-St. Louis International Airport has an immediate need for a Full-Time Fleet Mechanic to maintain its fleet of shuttle buses and support vehicles. Must be ASE Certified and have in depth training, knowledge, and experience in all aspects of diesel and CNG vehicle maintenance. The right candidate must be a self- motivated person that enjoys worki...
HC011865: Lone Star Chevrolet Houston, TX See below to apply Looking for Chevrolet Automotive Technicians- If you are an experienced auto tech looking to join a winning team, look no further. Lone Star Chevrolet, the number 1 Chevy Dealer in Houston, has an immediate opening for a full time service technician to work in our state of the art air conditioned, super clean service center. Great pay an...
Dedham, 02026
HVAC & Sheet Metal HVAC TECHNICIANS & iNSTALLERS WANTED Contact us today ?781-326-9500 ***** ? ?MacFarlane Energy is hiring Natural Gas, Air Conditioning & Sheet Metal Technicians and installers. ? ?EXCELLENT WAGES & BENEFITS. Overtime potential, Company Vehicle Use, Uniforms, training opportunities, 2 weeks paid vacation, 10 paid sick days, Medical, Dental, 401k, profit sharin...
QUECHAN INDIAN TRIBE Maintenance Worker Andrade Parking Lot Salary: $8.00 per hour Closing: Friday May 2, 2014 Human Resources Dept. 350 Picacho Road Winterhaven, CA 760-572-0213 760-572-0515 fax All resumes must be accompanied by a Tribal application. Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian Candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Sections...
HC012135: Demo's Automotive Center Houston, TX 713-526-3781 Auto Service Advisor Must be trust worthy, a self-starter, have a pleasant disposition and great customer skills. 7am-6pm M-F. Fax resume to 713-523-7371or call 713-526-3781 Or email ***** State desired salary....
HC012225: Demo's Automotive Center Houston, TX Please call (713) 526-3781 Seeking a dedicated, well groomed, trustworthy and pleasant automotive technician to join our established, high volume independent automotive repair center. Monday thru Friday. Inside 610 Loop. Contact: 713-526-3781 or *****...
Jenkintown, 19046
Auto Technicians Jenkintown Express Tech, Full Time. Honda/ Acura or import exp preferred. Must have state & emission license. Complete compensation pkg includes great salary, complete medical/dental plans, 401k & more. Contact Ray McCarney at SUSSMAN ACURA Old York Rd & The Fairway Jenkintown, PA 19046 (215) 572-1800 ext 1425 ***** Source: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News...
Flynn's Tire 50th Anniversary Rolling Since 1964! Now Hiring for ASE Certified Automotive Technicians!! Celebrating our 50th year in business, Flynn's Tire has been family owned and operated since 1964. Growing from a single location in Sharon, PA to over 27 Retail, Commercial and Wholesale Centers in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York, our company is still expanding. We currently have opportunities...
Collision Repair Technician wanted. Please call 717-597-7000...
Company Confidential EXTON, PA, 19341
Assistant Maintenance Superintendent (Exton, PA) Assistant Maintenance Superintendent (Exton, PA) Rental community in Exton, PA seeks experienced Asst Maint Superintendent for 504 unit Garden Style Apt Community. Must know all aspects of apt maint. Must be HVAC Certified, have valid driver’s license & own tools. Live on preferable but not necessary. Competitive wages, excellent benefits pkg includ...
Cleaning Person part-time. 2 yrs exp. in janitorial/cleaning services preferred training in building maintenance. Must pass physical, drug screen, criminal background check. 20/hr/week on average. Start wage $13.93 to $18.30, depending on exp. & qualifications. Obtain applications at www.wbtwp.com/departments/CurrentJobPostings.cfm, or the Human Resources Depart. 4550 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfie...
HUNTINGTON COLLISION in Rochester is looking for an exp. BODY SHOP TECH and Painter. Mon-Fri. work schedule. Blue Cross Insurance & 401K plan avail. Paid Holidays & vacation time. State certs req. Contact David Duncan @ 248-844-2057 K1,000 Signing BonusK...
TECHNICIAN Locally owned & operated garage door co. for 20+ years looking for experienced garage door technician for installation/service on all brands of residential garage doors, openers and some commercial service. Must be dependable, customer service driven, have good driving record, tools and own truck. Please call 614-891-2663 This listing brought to you by The Columbus Dispatch and www.colu...
SEASONAL WORKERS The Worthington School District is accepting applications for seasonal workers to work from June 2 through August 29, 2014. Positions will work eight hours per day at $10.15 per hour. Must be 18 years or older and be able to perform heavy physical labor that includes summer site cleaning, material relocation, and equipment movement. Apply online at www.worthington.k12.oh.us. For m...
Mechanic Headwaters Plant Services has an immediate opening for a Truck / Heavy Equipment Mechanic. HPS operates a fleet of Mack Dump Trucks and CAT & Komatsu Dozers, Loaders & Excavators. We need a mechanic to perform repairs and routine maintenance. Must have own tools. HPS offers a competitive compensation package including health, dental, 401k, paid time off, etc. Please send resume to bkras@h...
Maintenance Supervisor Headwaters Plant Services has an immediate opening for the position of Maintenance Supervisor. This is a hands-on position that directs a staff of 5. The Supervisor is responsible to ensure all routine maintenance and repairs are completed in a timely manner and on budget. HPS operates a fleet of Mack Dump Trucks and Cat & Komatsu Dozers, Loaders & Excavators. Heavy equipmen...
HVAC TRAINING PROGRAM Atlas Butler Heating & Cooling, Central Ohio's largest Residential Heating & Air Conditioning service and new equipment replacement provider, is now accepting resumes for a program which is designed for individuals who are looking for a long-term career and have the desire to learn the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. If you are selected for this pr...
HVAC RESIDENTIAL SERVICE TECHNICIANS $2000 SIGN-ON BONUS Are you not getting enough hours? Do you feel you are not getting paid what you are worth? Are you stuck in a dead end job with no advancement opportunities? If you answered yes to any of these questions it may be time to change your work environment! If you are self-disciplined, ethical, dependable, technically competent, and looking for a...
EQUIPMENT REPAIR PERSONNEL Lincare, a national home care company is seeking an individual who is mechanically inclined to repair medical equipment as well as shipping and receiving duties. This person should have strong people skills as well as the ability to pass a drug screen. Training will be provided. Lincare offers competitive salary and has an excellent benefit package. EOE. Please contact M...
CUSTODIAN The Worthington School District is accepting applications for a full-time custodian to work the second shift as follows: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m., Friday, 3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. and Saturday, 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Job duties include: cleaning, sweeping, mopping, dusting, lifting and moving heavy objects. Minimum requirements: one year of full-time custodial...
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