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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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Penn Power Group, a leading distributor of Detroit Diesel engines, Allison transmissions and Carrier refrigeration equipment, is seeking a Heavy-Duty Truck Technician to work in our facility. In this is position your responsibilities will include a variety of repairs to commercial trucks and trailers. We are looking for a service technician with the following skills: · Perform diagnostics, repair...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Talley Metals Technology, a modern stainless steel coil and bar production plant, located near Hartsville, SC, has an immediate opening for the following position: MAINTENANCE PLANNER The successful candidate will be responsible for planning the predictive and preventive maintenance actions to ensure timely maintenance response to the production facility. Duties include: tracking and identifying e...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
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...
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...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Aircraft Painter II – Immediate Open Ended Contract positions available in Long Beach, CA.90808 1st and 2nd Shifts are available. Unique Skills: Must be familiar with both single and two-stage paint systems. Prior business jet experience preferred. Education and Experience Requirements: High school diploma /GED. Valid Driver’s License required. Two (2) years’ experience in related paint proce...
Hyundai Kia America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is currently looking for a Kia Exterior Designer for our Kia Design Studio in Irvine, CA that will: Create compelling and appropriate design proposals for various concept and production car programs in the form of sketches, renderings and 3D digital models. Research and analyze trends in overall packaging, dimension, materials and products using...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
MasTec, Advanced Technologies is a Home Service Provider for DirecTV and we are currently recruiting in your area for Satellite Installation Technicians. Our Technicians install, test, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade equipment that receives signals for residential and business customers. Paid Training Begins September 22, 2014 Our average first-year Technician earns between 30-35K, with uncappe...
MasTec designs, builds, installs, maintains and upgrades infrastructures that are the backbone of the nation's economy. Telephone, high-speed internet, electric, water, sewer, natural gas, wireless and wind are the areas in which our work touches the lives of millions. We are experiencing growth and are currently hiring for Field Technicians to work in Kansas City, MO and the surrounding areas. Ma...
MasTec, Advanced Technologies is a Home Service Provider for DirecTV and we are currently recruiting in your area for Satellite Installation Technicians. Our Technicians install, test, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade equipment that receives signals for residential and business customers. Paid Training Begins September 29, 2014 Our average first-year Technician earns between 30-35K, with uncappe...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
MasTec designs, builds, installs, maintains and upgrades infrastructures that are the backbone of the nation's economy. Telephone, high-speed internet, electric, water, sewer, natural gas, wireless and wind are the areas in which our work touches the lives of millions. We are experiencing growth and are currently hiring for Field Technicians to work in Virginia Beach and the surroundings. MasTec F...
MasTec, Advanced Technologies is a Home Service Provider for DirecTV and we are currently recruiting in your area for Satellite Installation Technicians. Our Technicians install, test, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade equipment that receives signals for residential and business customers. Paid Training Begins October 13, 2014 Our average first-year Technician earns between 30-35K, with uncapped ...
Crown Forklift Mechanic Up to $35 per hour, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. O...

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