What does a Senior Maintenance Manager do?

A maintenance manager is responsible for overseeing all installation, repair and upkeep operations of an organization's facilities. Maintenance managers ensure that their co-workers have the best physical resources available to complete their duties according to the allotted budget. Additionally, a maintenance manager will have a solid understanding of plumbing and electrical systems as well as carpentry and other crafts. Maintenance managers work in a variety of industries including manufacturing, electrical plants and commercial buildings.

A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or the successful completion from a vocational school is required for most maintenance managers. Successful maintenance managers possess deep knowledge of engineering and mechanical concepts and have strong time management and organizational skills.

What responsibilities are common for Senior Maintenance Manager jobs?
  • Allocate workload and supervise upkeep staff (custodians, janitors etc.)
  • Manage relationships with contractors and service provider
  • Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary
  • Monitor electrical and hydraulic systems of facilities to ensure functionality
  • Plan and oversee all repair and installation activities
  • Maintain maintenance logs and report on daily activities
  • Ensure that designated buildings, plant and facilities are fit for purpose and to provide proactive support/solutions when required
  • Ensure health and safety policies are complied with
What are the typical qualifications for Senior Maintenance Manager jobs?
  • 10+ years' experience in maintenance management role
  • Strong knowledge of engineering concepts, including electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems
  • Ability to keep track of and report on activity
  • Experience in planning maintenance operations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with staff members
  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.2 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior Maintenance Manager Salaries

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₹14,95,273 /yr
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Read what Senior Maintenance Manager professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Facility Maintenance Supervisor
12 Sept 2020

“The opportunity you have here for advancement and continued learning keeps me excited about my future here.”

CMG LeasingCMG Leasing
Maintenance Supervisor
16 Jun 2020

“I said it was family type dynamic in my pros but this family is very disfunctional.”

Burcham Hills Retirement CommunityBurcham Hills Retirement Community
Maintenance Manager
27 Jul 2021

“The pros of working at Burcham is the amazing employees you get to work with everyday.”

White EnergyWhite Energy
Maintenance Supervisor
20 Jan 2022

“Great pay and really easy job if you know what you're doing.”

TMG (The Management Group)TMG (The Management Group)
Maintenance Supervisor
21 Jul 2020

“I love the people I work with and have never felt more at home in my career.”

Apartment Management ConsultantsApartment Management Consultants
Maintenance Supervisor
25 Jan 2021

“There are some really good people that i have met that work and live on these properties.”

Maintenance Supervisor
29 Oct 2020

“Gave me a platform to develop business relationships and acquire skills to advance my career.”

Maintenance Supervisor
12 Aug 2020

“other managers do zero work and complain 24/7 while doing nothing of what they're asked.”

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The most similar professions to Senior Maintenance Manager are:
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Automotive Technician

The most common qualifications to become a Senior Maintenance Manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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