When we think of jobs consisting of fixing and maintaining things, we may just be biased to believe there are none because most often everyone can fix a thing or two, but what if I told you that such a job description with an annual income does exist? An actual profession where one can get hands-on experience solving commonplace and specialized problems in both commercial and residential areas.
The problems as such are not under the jurisdiction of professionals such as plumbers, carpenters, and electricians, thus they fall under the umbrella of a handyman.
What’s the job then?
Workers doing local handyman services in Euless, TX are known to be good with their hands thus the name sticks. True to this, a handyman comes in very handy when you need to repair or renovate something, their job is to repair, rework, and maintain. Be it fixing a broken tap, retiling the floors of your kitchen, or installing an electronic appliance, professionals in this field of work have you covered. They work independently or with businesses.
No such education or degree is required to pursue such a profession, but as it is a hands-on job it requires physical strength, versatility, and agility. A handyman is required to know the basic functioning of equipment and machinery he/she is supposed to repair or maintain along with a variety of knowledge.
They should be good problem solvers and communicators in order to understand their clients’ needs and necessities. Knowing how to work in a team is a plus point. Making use of what is available at the moment for temporary fixes is also a requirement for a handyman job.
How’s the pay then?
In a country like India with a wide pool of unemployed youth and the labor force, a handyman job is easy to find on the internet or anywhere under the jobs section of a newspaper. The average salary ranges from ₹15,000 – ₹25,000 per month for such jobs. Even companies such as Air India put up job openings for technicians who have an overall understanding of mechanics and power tools.