Maintenance Jobs

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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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Company: Rush Machinery specializes in marketing, manufacturing, and servicing aline of production and support machinery for the cutting tool industry. We provide innovative,practical, and top quality products that save time and money and improve the way people grindtools. Purpose: We are a small and growing company seeking an experienced Service Engineer to service, install, train, and assist in...
Barix Clinics of Pennsylvania/Forest Health Medical Center of Bucks County, a 47-bed, multi-specialty surgical hospital located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time Hospital Maintenance Technician. Qualified candidates will possess a wide range of expertise in general building maintenance including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and painting. HVAC and building systems experience i...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Auto req ID: 2694BR Job Posting Title: Facilities Aide Person Type: Regular Posting Category: Facilities & Maintenance Location: Tarrytown Job Summary and Essential Functions: Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of seri...
City of Manchester, NH Equipment Mechanic II WE ARE HIRING IMMEDIATELY Job Duties: Repair and maintain City vehicles and construction equipment (both gasoline and diesel powered) including Police, Fire and Public Works vehicles such as sedans, fire engines, single/tandem axle trucks, loaders, graders, backhoes, street sweepers and other related equipment. Repairs and maintains engines, transmis...
POWER UP YOUR CAREER with Safelite Group Vehicle Glass Technician Safelite® Group is a nationwide family of retail auto glass companies - the nation's leading provider of auto glass repair and replacement services. We are rapidly growing, evolving and striving to become the Natural Choice for vehicle glass repair and replacement services in the United States. We drive business performance with ...
POWER UP YOUR CAREER with Safelite Group Vehicle Glass Technician Safelite® Group is a nationwide family of retail auto glass companies - the nation's leading provider of auto glass repair and replacement services. We are rapidly growing, evolving and striving to become the Natural Choice for vehicle glass repair and replacement services in the United States. We drive business performance with ...
Crown Forklift Mechanic Up to $35 per hour, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. O...
Crown Forklift Mechanic Up to $35 per hour, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. O...
POWER UP YOUR CAREER with Safelite Group Technician Trainee Safelite® Group is a nationwide family of retail auto glass companies - the nation's leading provider of auto glass repair and replacement services. We are rapidly growing, evolving and striving to become the Natural Choice for vehicle glass repair and replacement services in the United States. We drive business performance with an obs...
Crown Forklift Mechanic Up to $35 per hour, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. O...
Invest in Your Future Today, Become a Technician with Satellites Unlimited! Do You have what it takes? Satellites Unlimited, the leading service provider for Dish, is looking to hire Satellite Technicians throughout the southeast. DISH is experiencing significant growth due to products like DISHNET and The Hopper. We are hiring new technicians to meet the ongoing customer demand. While no satell...
We have a client located just south of Delaware who has the following position open. Basic duties include: - Handling deliveries incoming and outgoing - garden & nursery items - Assisting a member of the design team on in home projects (which could be inside or out) - Basic facility maintenance – general upkeep of appearance at the facility, cleaning, sweeping, daily trash, etc. - Support aro...
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...
Bridgestone APM Company is seeking a Maintenance Technician for our foam products plant in Dickson, Tennessee. Must be available to work any shift. This person will be responsible for keeping production equipment and systems running in a safe and efficient manner. Will troubleshoot, repair and maintain mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems on equipment. Will assist with machine m...
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...
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...
Pioneering technology, exceptional service, acknowledged professionalism - that is what makes ENV Services a nationally respected leader in calibration, certification and decontamination services for the health care, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Position will support service operations by providing Calibration and/or preventive maintenance and repair of HEPA filtered devices, inclu...
As an Installation Engineer you will be joining an elite team of laser-cutting professionals capable of installing, repairing, and aligning laser-cutting tools and troubleshooting controls on the best machines in the industry today. As an installation engineer you will learn how to install machines, analyze malfunctions, and develop/implement plans to address installation problems. Your goal is pr...

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