Maintenance and Repair Workers perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.

Sample of reported job titles: Building Maintenance Mechanic, Building Mechanic, Equipment Engineering Technician, Facilities Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Man, Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Worker

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $13.87/hr
  • 1,371 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2016-2021: 4%
  • Retirement Risk: 29% of Local Employees are Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 3% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

Applied
Math

Workplace
Documents
Graphic Literacy
4 4 4

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.