Maintenance Employment Information
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.
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.
Company Confidential Saint Louis, 63141
Commercial Building Maintenance (Creve Coeur) Commercial Property Management Company looking for a Maintenance Technician for commercial buildings. Requirements: •Hands-on building maintenance, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC experience REQUIRED •Boiler and cooling tower experience required •Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment •Strong troubleshooting skills require...
St. Peters Manor Care Center Cottleville, 63376
General Floor Maintenance Full time, generally hours on the day shift. Experience preferred in floor care and equipment. Apply in person at: St. Peters Manor The Best Care Center 230 Spencer Road St. Peters, MO. 63376 www. stpetersmanor.net e.o./a.a.e. (1877544)...
Company Confidential Saint Louis, 63112
HVACR Service Technician needed with Mechanical lic, for St. Louis city, county. Must be drug free, clean record. Some work requires an extensive b/g check. ***** (1877232)...
Metro Lawn Sprinklers Cottleville, 63376
Lawn Sprinklers Service Technicians, Foremen, Laborers Experienced preferred, will train. sales@ metrolawnsprinkler.com 636-936-8243 (1877386)...
HC983353: AutoNation North Collision Center Houston, TX See below to apply AutoNation North Collision Center is currently looking for: Body Techs. A $2,500 sign-on bonus is available! Interested candidates should call Bill Sloan at 713.818.7856 or visit Autonationjobs.com. EOE....
AIR LIQUIDE ELECTRONICS US LP Yardley, 19067
Cylinder Maintenance Tech Morrisville, PA Entry level cylinder maintenance technician needed to assist in the preparation of compressed gas cylinders. Exp. is a plus but willing to train. Person must be able to lift 50lbs on a consistent basis. Duties include but not limited to internal blasting of cylinders, washing of cylinders, and external painting of cylinders. Safety is our priority and all...
INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN Warrington Residential HVAC Company. Min. 5 yrs exp. Compensation commens. w/exp., plus paid vaca & bnfts. Fax resume to 215-822-9145 email: ***** Source: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News...
Service Technician Warrington For Residential HVAC Service Co. Exp'd w/minimum 10 yrs exp. Compensation commens. w/ exp. plus paid vaca. & bnfts. Fax resume: 215-822-9145 or email ***** Source: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News...
COLUMBIA LIGHTING Bristol, 19007
Bristol, PA Columbia Lighting Preventive Maint. Mechanic $15/hr+ Repair, replace, troubleshoot mech/electrical equip 267-548-1546 ***** Source: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News...
Po-Well Cleaning Service Inc. Philadelphia, 19153
Philadelphia Vicinity Po-Well Cleaning Service Inc. Cleaning Persons PT $8/hr Energetic, hard working & reliable 610-623-3786 ***** Source: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News...
Company Confidential Conway, AR, 72034
Window Covering Installer Part-time. Experience preferred but will train. Hours vary, Mon.-Fri. References, vehicle & background check required. (501)336-4941, leave message....
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
CNC lathe/mill operator -3 yrs min exp. May also include mfg. & testing duties. Part time to start. Local PV, AZ 25+ yrs company. Email: *****...
National Water Main Cleaning Canton, 02021
Environmental Tech Environmental Tech- Field Workers Immediate Openings! F/T municipal sewer workers needed, must be 21 y.o. with a CDL Cl B lic, HS dip or GED. Mechanical & electrical aptitude req. Prevailing wage work. Applications/resumes accepted March 12 to March 28, 2014. Apply in person or email resume to: National Water Main Cleaning 25 Marshall St Canton, MA 02021 781-828-0863 (P) 781-828...
ANALYTICS SPECIALIST Company Wal-Mart Location Brisbane, CA Position Type Full Time Experience See details below Education See details below Analytics Specialist for Wal-Mart in Brisbane, CA. MS or equiv in Bus. Admin, math, stats, operations research, or rel. quantitative discipline & 1 yr of exp in supply chain, logistics, finance, retail, consulting or in a strategic, bus. analyst capacity; OR...
TECH PROFESSIONALS Company Wal-Mart Location San Bruno & Brisbane, CA Position Type Full Time Experience See details below Education See details below TECH PROFLS for Wal-Mart in San Bruno & Brisbane, CA. BS or equiv in Comp Sci, Eng'g (any), Comp Eng'g or rel. field & 5 yrs of exp building scalable/distributed e-Commerce/web applications, or mobile software; Quality Assurance; Java; programming e...
Assistant Building Official (Building Inspection Supervisor) Douglas County Building Department. Salary: $5,418 - $6,609 monthly plus excellent benefits. Open until sufficient applications received. For information & on-line application visit our website at: www.co.douglas.or.us/hr. Douglas County Human Resources Dept, Courthouse, Rm 322, Roseburg, OR 97470; (541) 440-4405, TDD (541) 440-6041. EOE...
Mediacom Cable Television Job Opportunities Mediacom is seeking INSTALLER to install cable services in the Marshall, Calloway and Trigg county areas. Responsibilities will include Installation, troubleshooting service problems, maintenance and selling and promoting broadband services. Truck & tools provided. The successful applicant will possess a strong technical aptitude, physical ability to lif...
Buena Vida Odessa, 79762
BuenaVida logo.TIF General NOW HIRING: Construction/ Renovation/ All aspects of maintenance required Salary DOE Drug Screen & Background Check Required. Apply in person at: 3800 Englewood in Odessa. EOE No Phone Calls Accepted...
Housekeeping HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie is seeking dynamic professionals to join our team. We are especially proud of our recent recognition by Uniform Data System, receiving the Top Performer Award reaching the top percentile from across the country for quality patient outcomes for the fourth consecutive year. We are proud to support our clinical staff with advancing their career...
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