What's it like to be a Maintenance Supervisor?
A Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinating the installation, maintenance and repair work of equipment and assets in buildings, factories or complexes.
Maintenance Supervisors may work in industries such as mining and engineering, oil and gas, telecommunications, and transport and logistics.
It’s important for Maintenance Supervisors to be confident running a team and meeting targets, in addition to having excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
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How to become a Maintenance Supervisor
- Decide which industry you want to work in and ensure you have a trade qualification in the field (such as a mechanical, boilermaking or electrical discipline), in addition to practical maintenance experience.
- Check whether you also need special licences, such as a forklift, high-risk licence or supervisor competencies.
- There are different pathways available to Maintenance Supervisors who want to further their career, such as working your way up to becoming a Maintenance Manager or Plant Supervisor.
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