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Frank has been working for a Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning repair company for almost 10 years. Frank specializes in Refrigeration but has worked in almost every aspect of the industry.


Job Summary: Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Job Description

General maintenance and repair workers maintain and repair machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. They work on plumbing, electrical, and air-conditioning and heating systems. General maintenance and repair workers often carry out many different tasks in a single day.

On-the-Job Training

Moderate-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Licensing requirements vary by state and locality. For more complex tasks, workers may need to be licensed in a particular specialty, such as electrical or plumbing work.

Certification Requirement
Recommended by the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$20,000 - $55,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
5 to 15 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Part-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Hospital / Clinic, Indoor, Office, Physically demanding
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Likes working with hands, People skills, Problem solving skills, Technical skills, Hand-eye coordination, Strength/stamina

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