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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Position Description: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities are able to perform the essential functions. Forecast goals and objectives for the Center a...
Position Description: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities are able to perform the essential functions. Forecast goals and objectives for the Center a...
Position Description: Job Summary: Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as diesel engines, electric motors, hydraulic systems, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment by performing the duties outlined below. Primary Responsibilities: • Observes mechanical devices in operation to assess proper usage • Reviews Daily Equipment Inspect...
Introduction Hillsborough County Government is looking for new members to join our team who are aligned with our core values of commitment to excellence; stellar customer service; and embracing diversity, transparency, and accountability. Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation. Hillsborough County Government co...
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...
Automotive Ford Heavy Duty*Diesel*Transmission* Certified Technician (walnut creek) compensation: Please see above Walnut Creek Ford is expanding its business and looking for a qualified Ford Master Certified Heavy Duty, Transmission, and or Diesel Technician to join its award winning team. Transmission (Ford Certified) Heavy Duty/Diesel (Ford Certified) We offer two options on pay plans: Ho...
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Qualification for Utility Maintenance Operator Trainee Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job related competencies listed below and; Possession of a valid Drivers License. Qualification for Utility Maintenance Operator (Class ...
Introduction Hillsborough County Government is looking for new members to join our team who are aligned with our core values of commitment to excellence; stellar customer service; and embracing diversity, transparency, and accountability. Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation. Hillsborough County Government co...
MAINTENANCE PERSON Part Time for on-site homeowner association(s) in West Palm Beach area. Hours are Mon & Fri 2 hrs each day, Wed 6 hrs and Sat 4 hrs. General maintenance and janitorial duties. Fax resume to 561-575-5423....
MAINTENANCE PERSON Full Time for property management company in Jupiter area. General maintenance and janitorial duties. Fax resume to 561-575-5423....
City of Gainesville Job Announcement The City of Gainesville is accepting applications for the position of CUSTODIAN for City Hall and the Public Services Facility. Position is for regular full time. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: one year of general c...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
JOB TITLE - PRODUCTION WORKERS Job duties: Preparing foods for the airlines Requirements- -Previous experience with Good Manufacturing Practice Standards is a plus. Must be able to work in temperatures of 30 degree temperatures. - Start times 4:00am, 5:00am, 5:00pm, Including Saturday and Sundays -Must have reliable transportation -Must be able to stand for long periods of time -GMP require...
An Engineer with Embassy Suites Hotels is responsible for maintaining the physical functionality and safety of the facility in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Embassy Suites by Hilton has perfected the full-service, upscale, all-suite hotel. Built on a long-standing legac...
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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Troubleshooting of machines/equipment during and after installation. * Programming of PLC's is a plus. * Ensures new line set-ups have been centerlined. * Ensures new product coming off of line meets all customer specifications. * Follows all company and local work rules, safety rules and policies, BOS work instructions and SAP standards and activities. * Works...
An Engineer with Embassy Suites Hotels is responsible for maintaining the physical functionality and safety of the facility in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Embassy Suites by Hilton has perfected the full-service, upscale, all-suite hotel. Built on a long-standing legacy...
An Engineer with Embassy Suites Hotels is responsible for maintaining the physical functionality and safety of the facility in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Embassy Suites by Hilton has perfected the full-service, upscale, all-suite hotel. Built on a long-standing legac...
An Assistant Director of Property Operations with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for assisting the Director in overseeing the functionality and safety of the facility to protect the well-being of all guests and team members in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One...
Observes mechanical devices in operation and troubleshoots to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections. Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs speci...

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