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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SMALL ENGINE MECHANIC Chapel Valley Landscape Company is seeking a full time Small Engine Mechanic for commercial mowing equipment. Must have transportation and be self-motivated. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. Shop is located near Dulles/Sterling. Pay is based on experience. If interested e-mail resume to ***** or apply within at 21617 Cedar Lane, Sterling, VA 20166. ...
Heavy Production Worker Location: Portage, WI 53901 Job Type: Temporary - Full Time Shift: 12 Hour Night Rotational Job Id: 70498 Base Pay: $11.25 Profession: Manufacturing/Production Date Posted: 09/27/2014 About the Position: Summary: We are currently recruiting for contract to hire openings with a local plastic company. The hours are 6pm-6am with a rotating 4 night on/4 night off sche...
FT OR PT: * Laundry * Housekeeping Email resume to: ***** or submit at the front desk provided by The Minot Daily News...
POSITION SUMMARY: Extensive electrical knowledge-PLC's, line controls, AC drives, motor starters, burner controls, temperature controllers, all types of sensors, electrical theory and properties. Troubleshoots, repairs, constructs, installs, adjusts, maintains, overhauls, calibrates, programs and services all types of electrical, electronic and assigned equipment. Works with all personnel to help ...
Production Worker Location: Green Bay, WI 54303 Job Type: Temporary - Full Time Shift: Second Shift Job Id: 72794 Base Pay: $10.00 Profession: General Labor Date Posted: 09/30/2014 About the Position: Summary: The QTI Group is looking for full-time Kettle Room Attendants in the Green Bay area. These are temporary to hire positions! Shift is 10:30am - 7:00pm Responsibilities: Monitor t...
Automotive Techs Apprentice and Journeyman (Libertyville) Weil Cadillac's shop is busy, looking for apprentice and journeyman mechanics. Un-der new management. Contact Scott Inman, Service Man-ager. Good starting salary, great benefits. Call Today! Posting provided by:...
Fabick CAT is the authorized dealer of Caterpillar equipment, prime and stand-by power systems, parts and service, compact construction, and rental equipment for 99 counties in mid and southern Missouri and southern Illinois. We have been in business for over 90 years and are headquartered in Fenton, Missouri. For more information visit www.fabickcat.com. Position Description: Company Overview: ...
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...
Auto req ID: 2404BR Job Posting Title: Facilities Maintenance Scheduler Person Type: Regular Posting Category: Facilities & Maintenance Location: Rensselaer Job Summary and Essential Functions: Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for th...
HVAC SHEETMETAL MECHANIC FT/ PT. Experience required. Must have a valid Driver's license. Stamford, CT. Call 203-324-5763...
Experienced Auto Technician Spangler Subaru in Johnstown has immediate openings for experienced auto technicians. Resumes should be sent to ***** or mailed to Spangler Subaru Attention of Forrest Spangler 219 Alvin St. Johnstown PA 15904 This job listing brought to you by The Johnstown Tribune Democrat...
POSITION SUMMARY Plans, assigns, supervises and directs activities of subordinates. Position requires demonstration of competency for all on-the-job activities that may have a direct or indirect affect on product safety, legality and/or quality. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/MAJOR DUTIES Ensures plant facility and equipment are maintained according to standards. Assists Director of Engineering and...
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 Santa Barbara, 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 ...
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 Middlebury, 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 wit...
POSITION SUMMARY Assists Director of Engineering in managing the engineering department. Acts as Director of Engineering in his/her absence. Position requires demonstration of competency for all on-the-job activities that may have a direct or indirect affect on product safety, legality and/or quality. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/MAJOR DUTIES Assists the Director of Engineering in the performance...
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 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 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...

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