The average salary for a Maintenance Technician in South Africa is R180,821.
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Job Description for Maintenance Technician
Maintenance technicians are generally in charge of the upkeep of a facility, such as an apartment complex or business office, and often have a variety of skills, such as plumbing, groundskeeping, carpentry, painting, and janitorial and electrical skills. Some may also have HVAC technician certification in order to repair heating and cooling systems. Because maintenance technicians may also be in charge of groundskeeping, some landscaping skills and aesthetic sense may be needed in order to make…Read more
Maintenance Technician Tasks
- Clean and repair building fixtures including lights, locks, windows, doors, screens, walls, floors, gutters and drains.
- Operate and perform routine maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment and related systems.
- Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operate efficiently and that the physical condition of buildings do not deteriorate.
- Perform maintenance tasks such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical repairs to ensure that the building is properly maintained.
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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician
Skills in Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Electronic Troubleshooting and Maintenance.
Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician
An entry-level Maintenance Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R151,044 based on 16 salaries. An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R141,410 based on 346 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R208,000 based on 228 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R248,567 based on 150 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R350,000.
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