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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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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope City: Hauppauge State: New York Postal/Zip Code: 11788 Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope™, a division of Oldcastle, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass. We have positions available for ma...
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...
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...
Job ID EIA-00001322 Emerson Company Control Techniques Country United States State/Province Minnesota City Eden Prairie Publish Start Date Apr 28 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Control Techniques, a business unit of Emerson Industrial Automation, is currently seeking a Test Repair Technician II in Eden Prairie, MN. This is a temp to perm opening. Under limited su...
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: Zephyrhills State: Florida Postal/Zip Code: 33542 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 operatin...
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...
Job ID EPM-00009428 Emerson Company Fisher Country United States State/Province Colorado City Englewood Publish Start Date Nov 3 2014 Job Level Entry Level Job Description PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: A Machinist at I&VS has skills comparable to those of a journeyperson machinist with a minimum of eight years comparable machining experience. MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: · Makes all ...
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...
Job ID EPM-00008827 Emerson Company Fisher Country United States State/Province Florida City Jacksonville Publish Start Date Aug 29 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Troubleshooting and repairing Measurement and Valve instruments, products, and systems. Individual will build customer relationships through solutions-oriented communicati...
Job ID EPMPS-10041527 Emerson Company Fisher Country United States State/Province Illinois City Chicago Publish Start Date Aug 14 2014 Job Level None Specified Job Description Position Summary: The Field Project Lead Technician has responsibility for the planning, scoping, leading the execution of assigned outage/turnaround, and maintenance projects. Essential Job Functions: Customer an...
City: Morgan Hill State: California Postal/Zip Code: 95037 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 pr...
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...
City: Bonner Springs State: Kansas Postal/Zip Code: 66012 Miller Materials 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 operati...
City: Chandler State: Arizona Postal/Zip Code: 85225 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 products...
Job ID EPM-00009268 Emerson Company Fisher Country United States State/Province California City Paramount Publish Start Date Oct 8 2014 Job Level Entry Level Job Description PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: A Machinist at I&VS has skills comparable to those of a journeyperson machinist with a minimum of eight years comparable machining experience. MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: · Makes al...
City: Fort Dodge State: Iowa Postal/Zip Code: 50501 Hallett Materials, an Oldcastle Materials Company, was established in 1918. Hallett Materials produces quality aggregates with a firm belief in customer service. The materials produced by Hallett Materials are used in the construction of new highways, bridges and buildings as well as landscaping and maintenance projects. Position Description ...
Sales and Marketing Coordinator The Cambridge Don Salary - $ 24,000.00/Yr to $ 30,000.00/Yr The Cambridge Don is the developer of an Award-winning advanced adaptive evidence-based management information system called Talent Chaser. It markets this system on a "Software as a Service" basis to companies and government organizations. Sales & Marketing Coordinator The Cambridge Don ? Tuckerton, N...
City: Paola State: Kansas Postal/Zip Code: 66071 Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 30 production facilities. We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and h...

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