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Working As A Maintenance Specialist

  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
  • $42,950

    Average Salary

What Does A Maintenance Specialist Do At Siemens

* Troubleshoot and repair all production equipment in the plant.
* Includes mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic repairs.
* Perform Preventative Maintenance on all production equipment.
* Use mill, lathe, drill press and other machine tools to modify, repair, or make replacement parts for equipment repairs.
* Prepare purchase requests for maintenance requirements.
* Communicate with floor supervision on scheduling machine downtime for non-emergency repairs.
* Maintain records of repairs, time spent, parts cost, and other information for history.
* Identify and report potential safety hazards.
* Perform other duties as instructed by management

What Does A Maintenance Specialist Do At Owens Corning

* Provide support to the Maintenance Leader, Planner/Scheduler and shift leaders on jobs to be performed.
* Performs PM’s as they are scheduled Reports all equipment concerns to their leaders Performs all equipment repairs and projects in a safe and efficient manner using all safety procedures.
* Answer line calls in a prompt manner and carry required tools to complete work safety and efficiently Assist during process upsets as needed.
* Wear all safety equipment necessary for the job and follow all plant safety rules and regulations, including the machinery lockout procedure.
* Follow the scheduled jobs unless given approval to deviate from the schedule.
* Clean up immediately after a job is completed and maintain a quality house-cleaning program.
* Attend schools, seminars, etc. to enhance skills in the various crafts including mechanical, electrical, PLC, machining and welding.
* Keep the parts and tool rooms organized and cleaned.
* Work with other employees in a team like manner.
* Notify your supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss accident or on-the-job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem Operate equipment only when you are trained in its use or are working with or under the direction of a qualified employee, and you are authorized to do so by your supervisor Wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times

What Does A Maintenance Specialist Do At Texas Health Resources

* including, but not limited to)
* Provide routine and specialized building repair and maintenance support for hospital, hospital equipment, and hospital properties utilizing the computerized maintenance management system
* Performs the duties of skill trades such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, general maintenance, mechanical, HVAC, and exterior maintenance as required.
* Provide technical support and general guidance to facility staff in the repair and operation of facility equipment, components, utilities, and the like.
* Participate in hospital and departmental safety programs, education opportunities, and related training.
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* Entity Information:
* Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst
* Euless
* Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973.
* With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation.
* Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF.
* Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.
* Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.
* We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected

What Does A Maintenance Specialist Do At North Alamo Water Supply Corporation

* Under general supervision, performs general maintenance duties and repairs (for all corporation locations) to include, but not limited to, general repairs, installations and maintenance on building and utility systems (general carpentry, floor repairs, and general repair of facilities, painting, ceiling tiles, lights, and plumbing).
* Uses general hand and power tools to perform repairs to the facilities.
* Provides assistance to all facilities regarding regular maintenance duties, and is proactive in regularly inspecting the corporate office and grounds for security, safety, and observation of any needed repairs.
* Responsible for yard and ground maintenance of corporate office building; including but not limited to keeping the lawn and grass mowed, treated, and trimmed, the area free of weeds and litter, keeping the trees and shrubbery maintained, removing snow/or ice from walkways, and generally keeping the area safe for the public and employees.
* Performs required maintenance for the HVAC conditioning systems as needed.
* Tests the emergency generator based on the regular testing schedule.
* Responds to off-duty emergencies as needed.
* Participates in job specific training, and other various required corporate training programs.
* Complies with federal and state regulations and all established corporate policies and procedures.
* Other duties as may be assigned

What Does A Maintenance Specialist Do At The Boeing Company

* Utilize extensive knowledge of building codes, regulations and safety procedures.
* Maintains awareness of code adherence and provides status to management of any identified issues.
* Utilize specialized knowledge in commercial construction.
* Interpret highly complex, detailed blueprints.
* Provides guidance to less experienced employees.
* Maintains awareness of construction schedules and deadlines and provides status to management.
* Responds to trouble calls and resolves a variety of complex problems.
* Use a wide variety of complex test equipment.
* Utilize extensive knowledge in all aspects of repair and maintenance of plant and office facilities equipment.
* Interpret complex and detailed schematics and diagrams.
* Provides technical expertise in the evaluation of products or equipment and makes recommendations.
* Utilize specialized knowledge in the use of all hand and power tools to construct, renovate and repair facilities and equipment.
* Provides training to peers and/or customers on the use of equipment.
* Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems.
* We are engineers and technicians.
* Skilled scientists and thinkers.
* Bold innovators and dreamers.
* Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.
* This position requires an active Top Secret, Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) U
* S. Security Clearance. (A U
* S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active

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How To Become A Maintenance Specialist

Jobs in this field typically do not require any formal education beyond high school. General maintenance and repair workers often learn their skills on the job. They start by doing simple tasks and watching and learning from skilled maintenance workers.


Many maintenance and repair workers learn some basic skills in high school shop or technical education classes, postsecondary trade or vocational schools, or community colleges.

Courses in mechanical drawing, electricity, woodworking, blueprint reading, mathematics, and computers are useful. Maintenance and repair workers often do work that involves electrical, plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning systems or painting and roofing tasks. Workers need a good working knowledge of many repair and maintenance tasks.

Practical training, available at many adult education centers and community colleges, is another option for workers to learn tasks such as drywall repair and basic plumbing.


General maintenance and repair workers usually start by watching and learning from skilled maintenance workers. They begin by doing simple tasks, such as fixing leaky faucets and replacing lightbulbs. After gaining experience, general maintenance and repair workers move on to more difficult tasks, such as overhauling machinery or building walls.

Some general maintenance and repair workers learn their skills by assisting other types of repair or construction workers, including machinery repairers, carpenters, or electricians.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

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.


Some maintenance and repair workers decide to train in one specific craft and become craftworkers, such as electricians, heating and air-conditioning mechanics, or plumbers.

Other maintenance workers eventually open their own repair or contracting business. However, those who want to become a project manager or own their own business may need some postsecondary education or a degree in construction management. For more information, see the profile on construction managers.

Within small organizations, promotion opportunities may be limited.

Important Qualities

Customer-service skills. These workers interact with customers on a regular basis. They need to be friendly and able to address customers’ questions.

Dexterity. Many repair and maintenance tasks, such as repairing small devices, connecting or attaching components, and using hand tools, require a steady hand and good hand–eye coordination.

Troubleshooting skills. Workers find, diagnose, and repair problems. They perform tests to figure out the cause of problems before fixing equipment.

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Maintenance Specialist Career Paths

Maintenance Specialist
Project Manager Program Manager General Manager
Account Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Engineering Technician Project Engineer General Manager
Area Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Machine Operator Technician Engineer
Chief Engineer
10 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Manager Project Manager
Construction Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Property Manager General Contractor
Construction Superintendent
9 Yearsyrs
Aircraft Mechanic Maintenance Technician Facilities Manager
Director Of Facilities
11 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Plant Manager
Director Of Plant Operations
14 Yearsyrs
Service Technician Service Manager General Manager
District Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Supervisor Maintenance Manager Operations Manager
General Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Technician Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Director
11 Yearsyrs
Technician Service Technician Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Technician Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Manager Operations Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Service Technician Field Service Technician Service Manager
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Construction Manager Operations Manager
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Supervisor Project Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Aircraft Mechanic Mechanic Foreman
Project Superintendent
10 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Dispatcher Operations Manager
Property Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Machine Operator Production Supervisor Operations Manager
Purchasing Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Engineering Technician Manufacturing Engineer Production Manager
Sales Manager
5 Yearsyrs
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Maintenance Specialist Demographics


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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • German

  • Carrier

  • Portuguese

  • Japanese

  • Italian

  • Russian

  • Arabic

  • Chinese

  • Urdu

  • Serbian

  • Dutch

  • Ukrainian

  • Persian

  • Malay

  • Dari

  • Hindi

  • Tagalog

  • Polish

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Real Maintenance Specialist Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Maintenance Specialist (Instrument and Controls) Chevron Corporation Houston, TX Apr 29, 2013 $165,796
Instrument and Control Maintenance Specialist-KI Chevron Corporation Houston, TX Apr 22, 2014 $149,377
Maintenance Specialist Broken Hill Proprietary (USA) Inc. Houston, TX Sep 18, 2015 $140,000
Maintenance Specialist (Instrument and Controls) Chevron Corporation Houston, TX Apr 29, 2015 $136,954
Maintenance Specialist Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. Houston, TX Sep 05, 2015 $130,000
Maintenance Specialist Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. Houston, TX Sep 04, 2015 $124,030
Turnaround and Maintenance Specialist Koch Fertilizer, LLC Wichita, KS Sep 22, 2015 $100,000 -
Senior Maintenance Specialist Powertech America, Inc. West Point, GA Sep 06, 2014 $70,000
Project Maintenance Specialist Drillmec Inc. Houston, TX Apr 08, 2013 $70,000
Senior Maintenance Specialist Forgein Aircraft Skyworld Aviation, Inc. Midland, VA Jan 01, 2014 $68,788 -
Senior Maintenance Specialist Powertech America, Inc. West Point, GA Sep 02, 2015 $65,000
Refrigeration and Maintenance Specialist Seoul Trading Inc. Bell, CA Jan 29, 2016 $65,000
Maintenance Specialist Powertech America, Inc. West Point, GA May 11, 2015 $63,780
Senior Maintenance Specialist-Forgein Made Aircraf Skyworld Aviation, Inc. Warrenton, VA Jan 01, 2014 $60,523 -
Maintenance Specialist Powertech America, Inc. West Point, GA Sep 06, 2014 $60,000
Electrical Maintenance Specialist Powertech America, Inc. West Point, GA Sep 02, 2015 $58,500
Maintenance Specialist Powertech America, Inc. West Point, GA Sep 02, 2015 $55,000
Repair and Maintenance Specialist JP & J, Inc. Anchorage, AK Jun 10, 2016 $46,200

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Top Skills for A Maintenance Specialist


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Top Maintenance Specialist Skills

  1. Safety Standards
  2. Maintenance Procedures
  3. Facility Maintenance
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Meet and follow all requirements of ISO 9000 (quality management system), OSHA regulations and safety standards.
  • Advised on aircraft fuel systems removal, repair, and installation maintenance procedures and policies.
  • Perform facility maintenance on U.S. Antarctic Program stations ensuring safe efficient operations.
  • Coordinate edits and additions to preventive maintenance, equipment/parts associations and data integrity within the maintenance database.
  • Maintained, monitored, troubleshot, and repaired HVAC PM and HVAC systems.

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