texture texture
Trades Hub provides what you need for every step of your career journey

Preventing and Fixing. Keeping Things Running.

Learn more and reflect on this career path using our Career Path Step worksheet!

The brand new way to discover your next career step is here! Get signed up for Align today, completely free! For any questions about Align, check out this explainer here.


Maintenance Workers at a Glance

Maintenance workers operate in factories and commercial buildings to keep all of the machines and systems running smoothly and safely. They perform preventative work as well as solve problems when they arise. Maintenance workers need a wide range of skills depending on the particular facility and its operations. Advanced training and certifications are generally required.

A Day in the Life | Dan

Age: 36
Job: Maintenance
Free Time: Body building, boating, family.
Proud of: Career allows his wife to stay home to care for autistic daughter.

$48,000 Starting Pay
$75,000 5-Year Pay
Importance of Technical School
Low High
Specialized Training/Advancement
Low High
Outdoor Work
Low High
Workplace Risk/Danger
Low High
Schedule Flexibility
Low High

Related Resources


Trades Hub on Instagram!

Upcoming events, new job opportunities and videos, and more career information. Keep in touch with what’s going on.

Ready to get started?

Post a job, list a training program or scholarship, or sign up with us as a school. Let's work together to help Gen Z discover the value in a trades and manufacturing career.

texture noun_Close_1311155 Created with Sketch.
Hey There! Welcome to the new Trades Hub job board.

Did you find a career you’re interested in? If you’re not sure, check out the Careers section of the website where we currently have seventeen featured. Be sure to explore the videos for each.

noun_Close_1311155 Created with Sketch.