What does a Chief Maintenance Engineer do?

Maintenance engineers are certified to install, troubleshoot, and repair specific equipment types by utilizing industrial technology; they diagnose equipment failures and use specialized training to restore broken or malfunctioning equipment to operational status. Maintenance engineers sometimes act as fitters, maintenance technicians, and maintenance schedulers. Their responsibility level and expertise often depend upon their workplace. Maintenance engineers optimize asset reliability by implementing advanced proactive strategies and performing electoral and efficient mechanical repairs on equipment to decrease work or downtime gaps.

Maintenance engineers install and maintain the equipment used in aviation, and the medical and manufacturing industries and perform routine maintenance, troubleshoot issues, and perform on-site repairs. They travel to client locations to inspect and remove outdated equipment and oversee the installation of new machines or equipment. They provide technical support and training for new equipment and respond to customer calls. Maintenance engineers need a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering and knowledge of EPA and OSHA guidelines.

Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.4 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Chief Maintenance Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹5,01,630 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Chief Maintenance Engineer Career Path

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15 Sep 2021

“But I feel JLL is great as I had great seniors to were really helpful and I've enjoyed my time here.”

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6 Dec 2020

“Government job means there's a job security this is the only thing which is good.”

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Irrigation Specialist
12 Aug 2020

“It's a great career to have and to be able to work with different kinds of people and do irrigation.”

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29 Jan 2021

“good pay and hr is helpfull”

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Hotel Maintenance
22 May 2021

“Better opportunities and exposure to work and career development.”

The Catholic University of AmericaThe Catholic University of America
Maintenance Engineer
29 Jan 2020

“I really don’t have anything to say about the CONS”because I like working and enjoy working at “Catholic University.”

Sterlite CopperSterlite Copper
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14 May 2020

“better opportunity for promotion and career growth”

Micron TechnologyMicron Technology
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20 Mar 2021

“Best place to work and work”

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