Maintenance managers are responsible for an organization or facility's overall maintenance, which includes ensuring that equipment is operated and maintained according to manufacturer specifications, work performed meets safety requirements, and all maintenance workers follow appropriate federal and state safety guidelines. The specific duties of maintenance managers vary according to the specific industry or organization, but generally include creating and following preventive maintenance schedules, overseeing a staff of maintenance or custodial staff, and inspecting and testing equipment or building systems.
Maintenance Manager Tasks
Oversee and direct maintenance personnel, equipment installation, facilities equipment repair, and preventative maintenance.
Inspect and evaluate physical plant, grounds, and related equipment.
Coordinate with outside contractors to perform activities, repairs, preventive maintenance on building equipment, and building and grounds appearance.
Purchase and manage all related maintenance supplies and plant equipment repair parts for all equipment in facility.