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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CHShas an exciting opportunity in our Grain Marketing division. We are looking for aControl Room Supervisor. You will assist in managing the day to day operations of the grain elevator and provide direct supervision to production and laborer employees. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You will: Manage the flow of grain inbound and outbound...
CHS/Temcohas an exciting opportunity in our Grain Marketing division. We are looking for aProduction Supervisor Trainee. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, be self-motivated, able to problem solve, have the ability to effectively manage change, be ambitious, and willing to be a leader in the work place. Production Supervisor Trainees gain knowledge and experien...
BODY SHOP TECHNICIANS WANTED $2,500 SIGN ON BONUS DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE SOME EXTRA MONEY BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS. APPLY NOW AND THE 1ST TECH HIRED WILL EARN A $2,500 SIGN ON BONUS. An extremely busy shop on all the major insurance company programs is seeking qualified Body Shop technicians to work in the newly renovated collision center. Certifications are a plus. All applicants must...
2nd ShiftTractor Trailer Mechanic Needed Quest Liner, Inc. is looking to add a 2nd Shift Tractor/Trailer mechanic in our Blue Grass, IA terminal. Hours will be 2:30 PM to 11:59 PM. Candidates must be team oriented, and have some tractor/trailer experience and the ability to learn from experienced mechanics. Having fabrication and welding skills, is a plus. Pay is based on skills/experience....
IMMEDIATE POSITION OPENING: HVAC INSTALLER with duct fab experience, residential^& light commercial installation.^*Minimum 2 years. Experience; *Universal refrigeration license; *Proficient in installing round & rectangular duct; *Able to measure ductwork & install all equipment accessories; *Can complete simple low voltage connections on furnaces, air handlers & air conditioners; *Able to supervi...
For 50 years, Afton Alps has delighted the Twin Cities’ families as one of the Midwest’s premier winter destinations. Nestled in the scenic St. Croix River Valley just outside Minneapolis and St. Paul, this sprawling resort is re-imagining the guest experience with renovated base area facilities, a powerful state-of-the-art snowmaking system and a new cutting edge terrain park. With nearly 300 sk...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-903-4103 Pro...
For 50 years, Afton Alps has delighted the Twin Cities’ families as one of the Midwest’s premier winter destinations. Nestled in the scenic St. Croix River Valley just outside Minneapolis and St. Paul, this sprawling resort re-imagining the guest experience with renovated base area facilities, a powerful state-of-the-art snowmaking system and a new cutting edge terrain park. With nearly 300 skiab...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-903-4103 Pro...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
For 50 years, Afton Alps has delighted the Twin Cities’ families as one of the Midwest’s premier winter destinations. Nestled in the scenic St. Croix River Valley just outside Minneapolis and St. Paul, this sprawling resort is re-imagining the guest experience with renovated base area facilities, a powerful state-of-the-art snowmaking system and a new cutting edge terrain park. With nearly 300 sk...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
City: Santa Rosa State: California Postal/Zip Code: 95403 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete pro...
City: Brockport State: New York Postal/Zip Code: 14420 Come join Dolomite Products Co., Inc. and begin the rest of your future with us. Dolomite’s recruiting Vision Statement is to provide a World Class development program that attracts, retains, and produces emerging leaders within Dolomite and throughout Oldcastle. By combining a whole company approach with individual mentorship, formal and h...
FULL TIME – 1st SHIFT-with excellent compensation and benefits! SUMMARY: Repair and maintain industrial equipment, including hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and PLC controlled production equipment. Position will be responsible for examining, troubleshooting and repairing problematic equipment and providing preventative maintenance of our industrial equipment. RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this ...
City: West Palm Beach State: Florida Postal/Zip Code: 33407 Oldcastle Coastal is a division of Oldcastle Architectural (APG). Oldcastle APG is the leading North American manufacturer of concrete masonry, lawn, garden and paving products and a regional leader in clay brick. The group also produces packaged cement mixes, lightweight aggregates, bagged decorative stone and lime. With over 200 oper...
City: Jacksonville State: Florida Postal/Zip Code: 32219 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete prod...
City: Pleasanton State: California Postal/Zip Code: 94566 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete pro...
City: Madera State: California Postal/Zip Code: 93637 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete product...

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