Maintenance Supervisor Job Description

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Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Supervisor responsibilities

  • Inspecting facilities periodically to determine problems and necessary maintenance
  • Preparing weekly maintenance schedules and allocate work
  • Recruiting, supervising and training maintenance technicians

Maintenance Supervisor Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a competent Maintenance Supervisor to manage maintenance in our facilities. You will be responsible for hiring and training staff and ensuring the smooth running of upkeep or repair operations.

An excellent maintenance supervisor must be reliable and have a great eye for detail. They must have technical skills and knowledge of various crafts such as carpentry, plumbing etc. Leadership and knowledge of administrative tasks such as scheduling are also essential.

The goal is to ensure that facilities are in a good and safe condition at all times.


  • Inspect facilities periodically to determine problems and necessary maintenance
  • Prepare weekly maintenance schedules and allocate work
  • Recruit, supervise and train maintenance technicians
  • Hire and supervise tradesmen during installations, repairs or maintenance (electricians, plumbers etc.)
  • Inspect and maintain building systems (heating, ventilation etc.)
  • Contribute to the development of maintenance budget and ensure compliance
  • Monitor inventory of materials and equipment
  • Participate in coordinaton of projects (e.g. renovations)
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations


  • Proven experience as maintenance supervisor or similar role
  • Strong technical knowledge of all building systems (electrical, heating etc.)
  • Knowledge of health & safety practices and regulations
  • Understanding of budgeting and performance management
  • Excellent planning and leadership abilities
  • An eye for detail
  • Computer savvy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High school diploma; Degree from a vocational school will be a plus
  • Professional Certifications (e.g. CMRP or HVAC certified) are preferred

Maintenance Supervisor Job Description Examples

Maintenance Supervisor • Cintas

Requisition Number: 117819

Job Description...

Cintas is seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to lead all maintenance activities at our Cintas facilities. Responsibilities include improving functionality and reliability of all production and facility equipment including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems equipment and components; managing and scheduling all ...

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Maintenance Supervisor • Coury HospitalityCoury Hospitality

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

REPORTS TO: General Manager...

STATUS: Non-Exempt

RESPONSIBILITIES:• Facilitates the daily maintenance operation throughout the properties managed by the Company. Conducts regular walk-throughs and visually assesses the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure of the hotel, restaurants, and all banquet/private dining spaces including all...

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Maintenance Supervisor • Vesta Realty, LLC

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Maintenance Supervisor...

JOB NUMBER FLSA Status: Exempt/Non-Exempt


GROUP: Residential Property Management

REPORTS TO: Property Manager


SUMMARY• Responsible for the mechanical and maintenance repair operations of the community buildings and systems.• Assigning work or...

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2nd Shift Plant Maintenance Supervisor • Smithfield Foods

Job Locations:US-KS-WichitaYour Opportunity:

Directs maintenance crews in the installation, repair and preventive maintenance of equipment used throughout the plant, facilities, utilities and powerhouse equipment. Oversees maintenance of processes in order to reduce mechanical downtime and keep product flows and production lines running at maximum efficiency...Core Responsibilities:• Leads t...

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