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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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If you''re looking for the benefits of joining an industry leader, with a high-charged, energy-filled environment, the Tire & Lube Technician position is the position for you. Bring your energy, drive, and motivation to Hertz, and set your goals on cruise control! The Hertz Corporation, a world leader in the car rental industry, currently seeks energetic team players. Job Duties: Perform lube oil...
WHERE CAREERS IN NATURE BLOOM. See your career climb when you put your talent to work at the leading tree care services provider. Regarded as an expert in arboricultural best practices, customers across the country entrust ValleyCrest Tree Care Services with their most valuable assets thanks to our technical expertise, stringent safety practices, and high-quality tree work. Position Summary: Posit...
Position Description: Oversees and performs maintenance/housekeeping duties on property. This is a working position. Keeping buildings, facilities and restrooms in a clean and orderly condition. Perform cleaning duties such as floors, washing walls and glass, cleaning restrooms and removing rubbish is imperative. Perform routine maintenance activities including minor lighting, plumbing and mainten...
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Install/Maint/Repair Mediacom Communications The 7th largest cable company in the United States. Immediate opening - Mexico Beach ENTRY LEVEL INSTALLER Performs installs for cable and high speed internet. Must have a valid driver's license. Mediacom offers competitive pay and great benefits along with advancement opportunities. For immediate consideration, visit our website at: www.mediacomcable.c...
We're Growing & Need. You! Fast growing state-of-the-art General Motors dealership in need of Parts Counter / Management Personnel. Competitive pay and benefits. Experience preferred, but will train right candidate. Contact John Butler for confidential interview 815-477-8600. Courtesy Buick GMC 6305 Northwest Hwy Crystal Lake, IL Posting provided by:...
Company Confidential Paducah, KY, 42003
WANTED: Exp. CATV Lineman. Local work. Call Rick at 812-228-0552....
TAKING applications for Auto Tech. Diagnostic skills in auto AC electrical systems necessary. Send resume to: paducahradiator @yahoo.com...
Company Confidential NICOLAUS, CA, 95659
Assistant Campground Manager Exp. in campground management or similar pref., hands-on exp. in grounds & building maintenance, plumbing, elecrical, carpentry, masonry, sewer systems, and abil. to perform these functions: project management, budgeting, customer serv., employee supervision & training. Apply at 1256 Marcum Rd. in Nicolaus. (530) 656-2700.This ad placed through the Appeal-Democrat....
Company Confidential YUBA CITY, CA, 95991
Polaris Mechanic Wanted. See craigslist ad #4570840263 This ad placed through the Appeal-Democrat....
NOW HIRING: Part-time worker to do commericial cleaning in the Conway/Little Rock area. Experience a plus. Call (501)327-1155 to apply....
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
TDK Comfort Systems is now hiring HVAC Installers. Min 3 yrs exp. Must have clean MVR, pass all pre-employment screenings & own hand tools. We offer great benefits pkg. Fax application/resume 928-636-2183 or email to: *****...
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
Red Rock Collision is looking to hire an experienced Auto Refinish Tech Contact John 928-300-4563...
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
PEST TECHNICIAN, PT, 2 days a week, will train, AZ drivers license req'd. Email qualifications to: *****...
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
CUSTODIAN - F/T, night shift Please fax resume to 928-777-3709 or apply in person at 3700 Willow Creek Road, B65, Prescott....
Experienced Auto Technicians SIGNING BONUS - Len Stoler Lexus has 2 openings for exp techs pref Lexus/Toyota exp. ASE's pref however MSI licensed only will be highly considered. Busy shop, on-going PAID factory training, paid vac/hol/sick time, 401k, AC shop. Immediate interviews call or email Wayne Kronstadt at 443-829-8237 or *****...
St Peter’s Management seeking FT Maintenance person Must have skills to maintain apartments & grounds. Plumbing, electrical, drywall. Location in Phoenixville. Competive salary, full benefits. Email resume to: ***** =...
The Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority will be testing for a Placement Specialist and a Maintenance position. See our web site at www.lmha.org for complete details on job and registering by clicking on About LMHA, then Employment Opportunities. Registration is required. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AUTHORITY Click to apply at: http://lmha.org...
New auto repair center in Taylor seeks exp. service mgr. 2 yrs sales exp. preferred. Also, Michigan cert technicians. Must have own tools and valid dr. lic. A total car care facility – must have exp. in all maint. / auto repair services. Salary w/ commission & benefits. Call 313-887-0800 or email ***** Click to apply by EMAIL =...
HVAC/R TECHNICIAN 3-5 yrs exp a must. Knowledge of oil burner helpful. Health insurance avail, paid holiday & vacation time. Call 508-278-4445...
SERVICE PLUMBER HIPP SERVICE is growing & needs a quality, service minded PLUMBER. Must have 3 to 5 years plumbing experience, Valid Driver’s License w/ good drivers record. Pass Drug Screen & Background Check Excellent Benefits, Top Pay Scale C.R. Hipp Construction, Inc. Fax Resume Attn: Service Dept.: 843-747-3399 or Email: tammy.wilson@ crhippconstruction.com Drug Free Environment, EOE...
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