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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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UPS is recruiting for full-time Trailer Shop Mechanics. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, own personal work tools and be proficient driving standard transmission vehicles including forklifts. Knowledge of air brakes, hydraulics, electrical and ABS brake systems is highly desireable. Basic knowledge of bodywork and welding MIG, TIG, Stick and Aluminum is also desired. Trailer Shop Mecha...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as Full-Time Automotive Mechanics. Fleet and diesel engine experience is highly desirable. Strong troubleshooting skills and transmission and clutch experience is also required for this position. UPS Automotive Mechanics must be at least 21 years old, proficient operating standard transmission vehicles, meet the DOT driving requirements and have a complete set of ...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as full-time, temporary, seasonal Automotive Mechanics. Fleet and diesel engine experience is highly desirable. Strong troubleshooting skills and transmission and clutch experience is also required for this position. UPS Automotive Mechanics must be at least 21 years old, proficient operating standard transmission vehicles, meet the DOT driving requirements, be CD...
Technician, HVAC POSITION PURPOSE: This position ensures that equipment at customers of Ice Factory Systems, DSD Merchandisers, and related locations are well-maintained and functioning properly. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct repairs, service, and preventive maintenance on Ice Factory Systems, Easy Ice Systems, and company boxes both in the field at customer locations and within refurbi...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Nipomo, 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 br...
ASE CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN Princeville Automotive Inc. is looking to hire an experienced ASE Certified Automotive Technician. Applicant must be able to diagnose and repair drivability and electrical problems, must have computer skills, and be able to interact in a positive way with customers and other employees. Benefits include Health Insurance, 401K, Paid Vacation, and Employee Discou...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Warsaw, 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 DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services 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 services. ...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the CITY, STATE 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 Oceanside, 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 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...
CONNECTING CUSTOMERS TO THE TECHNOLOGY THEY DEMAND Get your foot in the door to an awesome future. The demand for XFINITY products and services continues to grow, giving YOU a great opportunity to grow your career. As one of our Communications Technicians, you'll connect customers to our many state-of-the-art offerings while building a solid foundation for your professional future. In this en...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Camano Island, WA 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 ...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Westminster, MD area . Receiving inventory and supplies from our DNS office in Baltimore, MD, this Westminster-based role gives you 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 follo...
Niagara LaSalle is the largest independent cold finished bar producer in North America and continues to grow with multiple locations throughout the country. Besides a competitive salary we offer excellent insurance, paid vacation, profit sharing and 401K. We have an excellent diverse workforce that drives continuous improvement and that provides quality and service to our customers. If you're l...
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) is a leading provider ofin vitrodiagnostic products and services, offering accurate, timely, and cost-effective solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases. The company has approximately 3,800 employees around the world serving the global clinical laboratory and transfusion medicine community, and is committed to providing customer...
Summary: Responsible for Evaluating and repairs the items listed on the Vehicle Condition Reports that are within his skill Level. He has the responsibility of performing and completing the Inspection, oil changes and chassis lubrication according to Company procedure. Will on a weekly basis, perform a general inspection on vehicles parked in the yard for damages and other minor defects. Essentia...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Anadarko, 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 East Redmond, WA 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...

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