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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.
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Leading Janitorial company is interviewing for General Cleaners in the Channahon area. PT, M-F, 4-8PM, $8.80/hr. Duties include, but not limited to: office, rest room, locker room & lunchroom cleaning. Background check & drug screening required. For more info call: 800-543-8034 & dial ext 413 Leave your name & phone # after the message or apply at: www.dsicorporation.com Posting provided by:...
BLACKTOP INDUSTRIES, INC Huntington, 25701
American Asphalt of West Virginia, St. Albans Division, is looking for experienced asphalt plant assistant. Computer and equipment operator skills a plus. Job duties include assistant plant operator, end loader operator and plant maintenance. Also, looking for plant ground's worker for locations at St. Albans and Kenova, West Virginia. Those duties include plant maintenance, grounds maintenance an...
Company Confidential Huntington, 25701
Auto Accessory Co. seeking FT installer for off site installations. Must have valid Drs. Lic., mechanically inclined. Call 855-662- 6102 lv msg for Terry , Listing from The Herald-Dispatch, www.herald-dispatch.com...
Company Confidential Huntington, 25701
Custodial Services Marshall University Medical Center is seeking a full-time midnight shift Custodial Service Worker. Competitive salary & benefit package. Interested applicants please send resume to: RLD 1600 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3407 Huntington WV 25701 , Listing from The Herald-Dispatch, www.herald-dispatch.com...
ALLEVARD SOGEFI Huntington, 25701
Allevard Sogefi USA, Inc., a leading manufacturer of filters and filter systems for the automotive industry, is currently looking for 2 full-time positions to join our team in Prichard, WV. The company is a Global supplier for all major automobile manufacturers and has operations worldwide. Maintenance Technician This position will maintain production equipment, compressors, industrial equipment a...
Company Confidential Kingston, 18704
AUTO TECHNICIAN Full time Technician needed. Valid safety inspection, emissions & PA drivers licenses are required. Minimum 2 years experience preferred. Benefits include medical, vacation and holiday pay. Please send resume or apply in person at: Forty Fort Lube & Service 300 Pierce Street Kingston, PA 18704 Source: From Source - Times Leader Wilkes-Barre, PA...
Company Confidential Odessa, 79768
NewToday.tif Oil Related is seeking •Service Assistant •Parts Assistant •Maintenance Assistant Must have good driving record. WE OFFER: Paid Insurance & Holidays. Background check & drug test required. Apply at : 400 W. 54th...
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Datum's deeply rooted commitment to producing the highest quality products has prompted a search for a Maintenance Technician for our first shift plant operations. As part of the maintenance team at Datum, this position is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing equipment during production, performing routine preventative maintenance on machinery, and general plant mai...
Second shift, 3-11, certification required, diagnose and repair the heating and cooling equipment including oil and gas-fired furnaces, boilers and heat pump units, other general maintenance duties. Apply online www.frederickliving.org or fax resume to 610 754-0108 EOE...
Company Confidential COATESVILLE, PA, 19320
Maintenance Maintenance FT maintenance position with benefits. E.O.E Must have valid PA driver’s license, reliable vehicle, as well as tools. Please email resume or letter of experience to mimiw19320@msn. com or fax to 610-384-9635. =...
Company Confidential Worcester, MA, 01615
JANITORIAL, PART-TIME 6PM-9PM Mon-Fri. $10/hr 800-886-6627...
THE ATHOL-ROYALSTON Regional School District Senior Custodian - Athol High School Vocational license with Building and Grounds maintenance, supervision, and turf management. Expertise preferred. Salary - Per Custodial Contract Posted until June 6, 2013 Interested individuals send letter of interest to Julie Marynok, P.O. Box 968, 1062 Pleasant Street, Athol, MA 01331...
LOCKSMITH 1 Campus Operations Bowling Green State University This position works under general supervision from building maintenance superintendent or other higher-level supervisor, performs routine locksmith work & maintains related records &/or documentation and has many other related duties. This is a full-time, classified position, full benefits package available. For instructions on how to ap...
CARPET CLEANER NEEDED Good license required. Ability to patch/stretch/ transition strips. Call 614-771-7900 M-F 9-5 This listing brought to you by The Columbus Dispatch and www.columbusjobs.com/monster....
Company Confidential Garden City, SC, 29575
Housekeepers and Inspectors needed for condos in Garden City area. Saturdays only. Call Monday-Friday, 843-651-2121 Ext 423....
FACILITIES MANAGER Supervise sextons, monitor/ oversee contract services, and coordinate set-up for campus functions. Part-time position approx. 20 hours per week (including Wed. evenings & occasional Sat). Starting rate - $10/hr. (negotiable) Please apply in person Mon-Thurs between 9 AM and 3PM. Questions – call 795-3111. James Island Presbyterian Church, 1632 Fort Johnson Road Charleston, SC...
Company Confidential Summerville, SC, 29485
Body and Frame Tech. needed, 4-5 years exp. Call Jeff 991-1345...
Large property management company in need of Lead Maintenance Person - HVAC Certified preferred and Painter. Please apply online at: www.caseusa.com or apply in person at Newport Apts 6100 SW 45th...
Company Confidential Long Island City, 11106
SUPERINTENDENTS/HANDYMEN Seeking exp. Superintendents/Handymen for Manhattan & Bx residential bldgs. Must have exp. performing general maintenance, electrical, plumbing & painting. Handymen must own their own tools & car. Must speak, read, & write English. Fax resume to: (718) 274-0400 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org....
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