Maintenance Jobs

Maintenance Employment Information

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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Jiffy Lube Assistant Managers, Service Advisors and Part Time Techs (North Palm Beach, Fl.) Come join the Jiffy Lube Team, the best oil change on the Planet! We are looking for friendly, outgoing people who enjoy working on cars! And taking care of our Customers! When you work for Jiffy Lube, you don't just work -- you're part of a family! Looking for Assistant Managers, Service Advisors and P...
A Houseperson with Doubletree by Hilton is responsible for cleaning and maintaining designated areas of the hotel and responding to guest requests in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? DoubleTree by Hilton understands that doing the little things well means everything. It al...
A Laundry Attendant with Doubletree by Hilton is responsible for maintaining a constant supply of clean linens for the hotel in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? DoubleTree by Hilton understands that doing the little things well means everything. It all starts with a warm c...
A Laundry Attendant with Homewood Suites by Hilton is responsible for maintaining a constant supply of clean linens for the hotel in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Homewood Suites by Hilton exists to provide the touches, familiarity and comforts of home so that extended s...
A Houseperson with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for cleaning and maintaining designated areas of the hotel and responding to guest requests in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers trave...
A Laundry Attendant with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for maintaining a constant supply of clean linens for the hotel in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authe...
Maintenance Technician Overview: Looking for a Maintenance Technician to maintain all machinery and power units on site for a plant with up to 100 team members.This positions shift asignment is to be decided based on selected candidates skill package. Maintenance Technician Responsibilities: Maintain and repair all machinery and power units on site, Maintain and repair electrical panels, Main...
TIMET in Vallejo, CA is Hiring! We are looking for a Maintenance Technician Summary Working under minimal supervision, will perform maintenance duties and effect repairs to company equipment. Essential Functions Will work under the guidance of an electrical engineer effecting repairs to company equipment. Consistent, punctual attendance is mandatory for this position in order to support and ...
City: Jacksonville State: Florida Postal/Zip Code: 32219 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete prod...
City: Madera State: California Postal/Zip Code: 93637 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete product...
City: Beaumont State: Texas Postal/Zip Code: 77713 APAC – Texas Inc., Trotti & Thomson, an Oldcastle Material Company, is located at the heart of Jefferson County. Because of its diverse economy, Beaumont has long been home to APAC-Texas’s most eclectic branch. Our branches are locally run and managed by the best people in the business. Our employees are our most valuable resource. Our #1 goal ...
City: Santa Rosa State: California Postal/Zip Code: 95403 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete pro...
City: Pleasanton State: California Postal/Zip Code: 94566 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete pro...
City: Chandler State: Arizona Postal/Zip Code: 85225 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products...
City: Zephyrhills State: Florida Postal/Zip Code: 33542 Oldcastle Coastal is a division of Oldcastle Architectural (APG). Oldcastle APG is the leading North American manufacturer of concrete masonry, lawn, garden and paving products and a regional leader in clay brick. The group also produces packaged cement mixes, lightweight aggregates, bagged decorative stone and lime. With over 200 operatin...
City: Paola State: Kansas Postal/Zip Code: 66071 Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 30 production facilities. We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and h...
City: Jackson State: Mississippi Postal/Zip Code: 39209 APAC Mississippi, Inc, an Oldcastle company is a great place to work! We have great employees that have been with us many years – and hope that that track record of longevity shows the pride we take in being one of the best places to work in Mississippi! Come join our team – where you will receive vacation, retirement and many other great ...
City: Madera State: California Postal/Zip Code: 93637 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete product...
City: Brockport State: New York Postal/Zip Code: 14420 Come join Dolomite Products Co., Inc. and begin the rest of your future with us. Dolomite’s recruiting Vision Statement is to provide a World Class development program that attracts, retains, and produces emerging leaders within Dolomite and throughout Oldcastle. By combining a whole company approach with individual mentorship, formal and h...
Valley Power Systems, Inc. both distributes and provides service for heavy-duty diesel engines, generators, transmissions and more. We are headquartered in the City of Industry and have 400 employees located in 5 different states including CA, WA, AK, MA and FL. We provide benefits to our full-time employees, including health care insurance, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), LTD,...

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