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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.

Maintenance Salaries


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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Carlton Arms of Ocala has a position available for a FT maintenance technician w/ experience in flooring, general maintenance; AC certification a must. Minimum $11/hr. BOE. Apply in person @ 5001 SW 20th St. Ocala....
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...
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: ...
Job ID EPM-00008925 Emerson Company Regulators Country United States State/Province Minnesota City Elk River Publish Start Date Sep 15 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Title: Electronic Assembly/Test Technician - 1st Shift Business Platform: Process Management Business Unit: Tescom Location: Elk River, MN Job ID: EPM-00008925 Job Description To build, test and...
Description SUMMARY/GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF JOB: The incumbent performs duties related to the operation, maintenance and control of waste water treatment facilities. The incumbent monitors’ equipment, gauges and charts; records data related to water quality to ensure water is properly treated before releasing it into the environment. Keeps supervisor apprised of unique situations and problems en...
Job ID EPMPS-10041510 Emerson Company Fisher Country United States State/Province Various US States City Various US cities Publish Start Date Aug 5 2014 Job Level None Specified Job Description Position Summary: The Rosemount Service Technician role is responsible for overall support of our customer’s instrumentation installed base to ensure customer’s expectations are met and exceeded to...
Job ID EPMPS-10041574 Emerson Company Rosemount Country United States State/Province Minnesota City Shakopee Publish Start Date Sep 4 2014 Job Level None Specified Job Description To support engineering/production by performing basic tasks that involve fabricating, assembling, documenting, testing, evaluating and programming microelectronic, electronic, optical, electro-optical mechanical,...
Job ID EPM-00008489 Emerson Company Fisher Country United States State/Province Kansas City Wichita Publish Start Date Jul 29 2014 Job Level Entry Level Job Description POSITION: Instrument and Valve Technician ******************************************************************************************************** PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Troubleshooting and repairing Measurement ...
Job ID EPMPS-10041583 Emerson Company Rosemount Country United States State/Province Minnesota City Chanhassen Publish Start Date Aug 28 2014 Job Level None Specified Job Description To support engineering/production by performing complex tasks that involve fabricating, assembling, documenting, testing, evaluating and programming microelectronic, electronic, optical, electro-optical mechan...
Job ID ENP-00003648 Emerson Company Alber Country United States State/Province Florida City Pompano Beach Publish Start Date Mar 25 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and a global leader in protecting and optimizing critical infrastructure, is currently seeking a Field Service Technician I in Pompano Beach, FL. JOB SUMMARY...
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...
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...
LANDSCAPER With experience in Landscape Maintenance. FT position. Contact Anthony or Jeanmarie at 781-861-0071 or Email Resume: *****...
Description Conifer Patient Communications At Conifer Patient Communications, we offer the strength and stability of Tenet Healthcare, a Fortune 500 company, with the ingenuity and energy of a healthcare independent. We are a healthcare solutions company born from the healthcare industry. We take care of hospital business, so hospitals can focus on caring for patients. Ready to be part of our so...
Maintenance Tech PT with potential for FT Competitive wage and benefits Painting, apt turnover, prev maint, janitorial duties Apply at: 500 Cheney Oak Drive Johnstown, PA EOE This job listing brought to you by The Johnstown Tribune Democrat...
Enid New Holland is seeking a Qualified Diesel Technicians up to $35/hour Call 580-234-2668 or Email: ***** This job listing brought to you by The Enid News & Eagle...
JAY HATFIELD MOBILITY Regional Mobility Supplier is seeking the following position: SERVICE TECHNICIAN. We offer full benefits and excellent incentive package. MUST have a good driving record. For immediate consideration, please forward resumes with references to ***** This job listing brought to you by The Joplin Globe...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Tremonton, UT 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...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Arlington, WA 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...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services (IHS) 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 servi...

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