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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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Job Description Job Title Technical Maintenance Specialist 3rd Shift Job Purpose Job Description: The main responsibility of the Technical Maintenance Specialist is to assure that all machinery is maintained to proper electro/mechanical and safety standards. A detailed preventative maintenance schedule is outlined and must be adhered to and documented. The Technical Maintenance Specialist is ...
Job Description Job Title Senior Conversion Installation Analyst Job Purpose Job Summary: This role serves as a Financial Card product lead and Subject Matter Expert responsible for developing an in depth knowledge of credit card products. The ideal candidate will be forward thinking, with both a strategic and detailed focus to understand, analyze and recommend areas for improvement for produ...
Description Safely performs a variety of cleaning tasks to ensure sanitation of the hospital. Reports to the Facility Services Coordinator and the Director of Facility Services. Qualifications Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to safely perform a wide variety of cleaning tasks throughout the hospital. One year work experience in a health care facility or hotel environment preferred. ...
Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician BlueScope Steel North America, the world's leading supplier of pre-engineered metal buildings and structural components, has an immediate need for a Maintenance Technician at our Laurinburg, NC facility. This opening is on third shift, will require overtime and weekend work when necessary. The qualified candidate must have a minimum 3 years of industrial maintena...
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN Established, multiple location automotive service co, seeks qualified/highly motivated automotive and Light truck Master Technicians. Must be ASE Certified(or willing to get Certified) Must have adequate tools and Scan Tool. Must be able to diagnosis and repair a variety of vehicles.We offer a Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package. Paid Training and Continuing Educat...
Automotive Technician ASE and GM Experince Preferred and Valid NCDL. Send resume to: Automotive Technician, PO Box 53605, Fayetteville, NC 28305 or email: *****...
Description To assist the Director of Facilities in all aspects related to the engineering operations and plant operations of the hospital to include managing and supervising department personnel while ensuring that all departmental operations and services are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with the required preventive maintenance schedules, and submitted work request. Qualificat...
Description Safely performs a variety of cleaning tasks to ensure sanitation of the hospital. Reports to the Facility Services Coordinator and the Director of Facility Services. Qualifications Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to safely perform a wide variety of cleaning tasks throughout the hospital. One year work experience in a health care facility or hotel environment preferred. ...
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 Description: Aesculap, Inc. is the largest worldwide supplier of surgical instruments and implants for all disciplines including neurosurgery, microsurgery, ENT, plastic and reconstructive, thoracic, micro-vascular, cardiovascular, orthopedic, spine, laparoscopic, general surgeries and central processing. We were founded in Germany in 1867 and have been in operation in the U.S. since 1977. S...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the East Redmond, 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 w...
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 Sammamish, 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 with...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Burlington, 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 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...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Leesburg, 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 ...
This position is located in our VA, Herndon facility Duties/Tasks/Responsibilities: • CMA Experience • Primary Customer point of contact for all related technical issues • Responsible for supporting operating systems, Standalone workstations and customer supported corporate applications. • Provide customer support service requiring broad technical troubleshooting skills. • General duties inc...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Fallbrook, 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 with...
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...
TruGreen® is the nation's largest and most comprehensive provider of lawn services. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, we have more than 245 branches throughout the country. Although we are national in reach and reliability, we have a small company feel as our highly trained professionals live and work in the communities they serve. As with our customers, we are committed to providing personalized att...

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