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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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Job Description and Requirements Position Title Field Service Engineer/Senior Field Service Engineer Business Unit IXS Staff Level Non-Manager Department Service CostCenter 32070 Supervisor(s) (Title) Director of Service and Support SalaryRange 1. Key Areas of responsibility (strategic overview) The Field Service Engineer provides technical service and support to customers in the fi...
JOIN AN INDUSTRY LEADER Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in the design, manufacturing, sale, and servicing of mobile hydraulic equipment. For over 85 years, Altec has empowered associates to make a difference. ELEVATE YOUR POSSIBILITIES The Service Group honors Altec's commitment to be there for the life of the equipment. A mobile serv...
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...
This position will work from a home office in the Southeastern US with a strong preference for the employee to live in Atlanta, GA or Orlando, FL. Eastman Chemical Company, a global specialty chemicals company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, specialty chemicals, and fibers is currently searching for an Installation Technologist to support our ...
Our client in South San Francisco is looking to have a Safety Specialist join their growing team! Responsibilities: · Identify hazardous conditions and practices on Fire Extinguishers/Safety Showers and Eye Wash stations. · Check that personal protective equipment is being used in workplaces according to regulations. · Check that dangerous materials are stored correctly. · Communicate with wo...
$1,500 SIGN-ON BONUS An Aim Diesel Mechanic & Technician will be expected to diagnosis, repair and/or replace tractor components. This position will also be expected to do preventative maintenance, inspections, tune-ups, welding and other various service shop duties. AIM MECHANIC PERKS Full-Time Position with an Excellent Full Benefits Package. Hourly Pay + Pay Increases with ASE Certification...
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...
I. Club: The Bridgewater Club II. Location: Carmel, Indiana (Indianapolis Metro) III. Job Title: Head of House Maintenance IV. Facility: The Bridgewater Club is a traditional and refined community for those seeking the highest level of personal service and extraordinary golf experience in a private club setting. This distinctive community features an exciting array of residential options includ...
Position Summary With limited supervision from a Lead Technician, Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Manager, a Technician A performs all engine and emission maintenance as well as repairs on all trucks and equipment and, where necessary, can perform all drive train component work, as well as suspension and steering systems repairs and maintenance on heavy duty Class 8 trucks. This position re...
Position Summary With limited supervision from a Lead Technician, Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Manager, a Technician A performs all engine and emission maintenance as well as repairs on all trucks and equipment and, where necessary, can perform all drive train component work, as well as suspension and steering systems repairs and maintenance on heavy duty Class 8 trucks. This position re...
Vent Cleaning Technician Earn $190.00+ daily, Will Train. Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided, advancement opportunity. We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-9...
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...
Position Summary A Dispatcher responsible for the coordination of the utilization of drivers, trucks and containers to create capacity, maximize productivity and ensure prompt, courteous and efficient service to all customers. Principal Responsibilities * Create and maximize capacity by ensuring productive use of all assets, equipment and drivers. * Ensure maximum productivity by achieving or ...
Position Summary A Dispatcher responsible for the coordination of the utilization of drivers, trucks and containers to create capacity, maximize productivity and ensure prompt, courteous and efficient service to all customers. Principal Responsibilities * Create and maximize capacity by ensuring productive use of all assets, equipment and drivers. * Ensure maximum productivity by achieving or ...
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From a two unit radio system to maintaining the communications systems of the 911 centers in 18 counties, every day you will help ensure your community’s safety. As an RF Technician with our client, you will be responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of high-end two-way radio products such as: portable, mobile, repeater, microwave and control equipment. Our client, a premier cha...
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...
External Job Title Pest Route Technician AutoReqId 44382BR Functional Area Sales & Service Sub-Function Sales & Service Division Pest Elimination City Tampa State/Province FL Country US Employment Status - global req Full-Time Job Description Join Ecolab’s industry leading Pest Elimination team as a Pest Route Technician in the Tampa, FL market. In this position you will provide timely an...
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...
CONNECTING CUSTOMERS TO THE TECHNOLOGY THEY DEMAND Get your foot in the door to an awesome future. The demand for XFINITY products and services continues to grow, giving YOU a great opportunity to grow your career. As one of our Communications Technicians, you'll connect customers to our many state-of-the-art offerings while building a solid foundation for your professional future. In this en...

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