Maintenance person - Salary and Career
Electrical and Electrical Technicians

Maintenance person - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They plan work activities, prepare studies and projects, participate in the development of processes, carry out projects, operate electrical systems and perform maintenance. They work in the commercial area, manage and train people, ensure the quality of products and services and apply safety standards and procedures at work.

How much does an Maintenance person earn

A Maintenance person earns between $1.491 and $8.495 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.455 and a median salary of $2.913 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 13.208 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Maintenance person

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.455 41.461 864 16
1º Quartile 1.491 17.892 373 7
Median Salary 2.913 34.957 728 14
3º Quartile 6.478 77.740 1.620 30
Higher Salary 8.495 101.935 2.124 39

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the physical, chemical, engineering sciences
      • electronics and photonics technicians
        • electrical and electrical technicians

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Main workplaces

Electrical and Electrical Technicians they are hired as salaried workers, with a formal contract. They work as a team, under occasional supervision, indoors as well as outdoors. They work face-to-face, day and night and in shifts. In the development of some activities, they can work in uncomfortable positions for long periods and act under pressure, leading them to the condition of stress. Professionals in the electrotechnical, electrotechnical (energy production) and electrical technician occupations can perform some activities at great heights and also in the condition of underground and confined work. Professionals in the electrical machine maintenance technician and electrical maintenance technician occupations may be exposed to the action of toxic materials.

What does it take to work in the field of Electrical and Electrical Technicians

These occupations are performed by workers with complete high school education, plus a high school professional training course - technical course in electricity, electrical engineering or a related area. The full performance of the functions occurs after one year of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Maintenance person

Electrical and Electrical Technicians must:

  • manage people;
  • training people;
  • apply safety at work;
  • ensuring product and service quality;
  • applying safety at work;
  • ensure the quality of product and services;
  • ensuring the quality of products and services;
  • participate in process development;
  • perform project;
  • perform projects;
  • operate electrical systems;
  • perform maintenance;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • elaborate studies and projects;
  • accomplish projects;
  • planning work activities;
  • apply workplace safety;
  • train people;
  • plan work activities;
  • operating electrical systems;
  • ensure product and service quality;
  • working in the commercial area;
  • ensuring the quality of product and services;
  • realize projects;
  • work in the commercial area;

  • Activities

    • collect data for the project;
    • update the cadastral base;
    • perform electrical measurements;
    • determine the means (machinery and equipment);
    • keep course content up to date;
    • evaluate quality indices;
    • developing schedules of planning and activities;
    • identify maintenance needs;
    • set priorities;
    • determine process flowchart;
    • work as a team;
    • analyze economic and financial feasibility;
    • create maintenance reports;
    • prepare reports;
    • establish service warranty period;
    • providing first aid;
    • perform commissioning;
    • evaluate training;
    • apply general and company-specific safety standards;
    • troubleshoot;
    • perform technical support;
    • supervise the operation of equipment;
    • elaborate technical documentation of the project;
    • developing the systems maneuver program;
    • prepare training and lectures;
    • review planning;
    • propose changes, with a view to adding value to the product;
    • develop customers;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • collect data for reporting;
    • follow standards, instructions and procedures;
    • supervising generation, transmission and distribution systems;
    • develop suppliers;
    • follow rules and instructions;
    • evaluate evolution of maintenance costs;
    • use specific software;
    • perform sales;
    • download costs;
    • lead work team;
    • follow project specifications;
    • elaborate didactic-pedagogical material;
    • analyzing the performance of electrical systems;
    • perform predictive maintenance;
    • elaborate technical specifications of the project;
    • demonstrate interpersonal relationships;
    • set planning goals;
    • determine project scope;
    • supervise generation, transmission and distribution systems;
    • propose process improvements;
    • supervise schedule (follow-up);
    • propose solutions aimed at safety;
    • search for new markets;
    • analyze test results;
    • perform measurements;
    • analyze difficulties for the execution of the project;
    • participating in activities developed by cipa;
    • act proactively;
    • distribute tasks to the work team;
    • demonstrate affinity for working with computers;
    • seek self-development;
    • apply appropriate technologies to the project;
    • diagnose equipment performance;
    • build a work team;
    • communicate clearly;
    • research costs;
    • comply with current legislation;
    • perform preventive and corrective maintenance;
    • perform trials;
    • run project assembly;
    • work as a team;
    • motivate teams;
    • applying quality tools;
    • evaluate process capability;
    • develop procedures;
    • participate in the recruitment and termination of people;
    • apply appropriate technologies in the process;
    • valuing talents;
    • identify talent;
    • detail planning tasks;
    • demonstrate ability to discernment;
    • involve the work safety area in all activities;
    • execute sketches and drawings;
    • working with quality indicators;
    • developing the systems maneuvering program;
    • supervise the execution of tasks;
    • perform tests;
    • developing clients;
    • evaluating quality indices;
    • make a purchase;
    • evaluate the cost-benefit ratio of the project;
    • participate in product development;
    • analyze functional performance;
    • interpreting standards;
    • acting ethically and transparently;
    • assume responsibility;
    • establish procedures, norms and standards;
    • participate in activities developed by cipa;
    • meet maintenance schedules;
    • identify customer needs;
    • apply standards and procedures;
    • perform tests according to procedures and standards;
    • value talent;
    • define human and material resources;
    • coordinating the restoration of systems, depending on the occurrences;
    • identify training needs;
    • use statistical techniques to predict failures;
    • elaborate budget;
    • startup operation;
    • propose improvements;
    • interpret standards;
    • interacting with regulatory and regulatory bodies;
    • apply technical standards;
    • set process parameters;
    • define appropriate software for activities;
    • size electronic circuits;
    • interpret technical instructions in another language;
    • guide on the use of individual and collective protective equipment;
    • meet schedule;
    • put into operation (startup);
    • analyze functional performance;
    • evaluate the cost-benefit ratio, regarding the changes;
    • meet environmental protection requirements;
    • maneuver system equipment;
    • identifying accident risks;
    • analyzing economic and financial feasibility;
    • provide information for maintenance;
    • maneuvering system equipment;
    • delivering courses, training and lectures;
    • facing emergency situations;
    • size project components;

    Sectors that hire Maintenance person the most in the job market

    • industrial assembly works
    • assembly of metal structures
    • electrical installation and maintenance
    • building construction
    • engineering services
    • maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment for general use
    • construction of electricity distribution stations and networks
    • installation of industrial machinery and equipment
    • temporary labor lease
    • installation and maintenance of central air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration systems

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