Facility operation and maintenance managers

Description

Facility operation managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of commercial, transportation and recreational facilities and the included real estate. Facility operation managers are employed by a wide range of establishments, such as airports, harbours, canals, shopping centres, convention centres, warehouses and recreational facilities. Maintenance managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the maintenance department within commercial, industrial, institutional, recreational and other facilities. Maintenance managers are employed by a wide range of establishments, such as office buildings, shopping centres, airports, harbours, warehouses, grain terminals, universities, schools and sports facilities, and by the maintenance and mechanical engineering departments of manufacturing and other industrial establishments.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Facility operation managers
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of commercial, transportation and recreational facilities and the included real estate
  • Oversee the leasing of space in the facility and the included real estate and the development of marketing strategies
  • Plan, organize and direct administrative services such as signage, cleaning, maintenance, parking, safety inspections, security and snow removal
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects to modify commercial, transportation and recreational facilities and real estate
  • Oversee the installation, maintenance and repair of real estate infrastructures including machinery, equipment and electrical and mechanical systems
  • Plan and manage the facility’s operations budget
  • Prepare or oversee the preparation of reports and statistics related to areas of responsibility
  • Hire and oversee training and supervision of staff.
  • Maintenance managers
  • Direct the maintenance and repair of an establishment’s machinery, equipment and electrical and mechanical systems
  • Develop and implement schedules and procedures for safety inspections and preventive maintenance programs
  • Co-ordinate cleaning, snow removal and landscaping operations
  • Administer contracts for the provision of supplies and services
  • Plan and manage a facility’s maintenance budget
  • Hire and oversee training and supervision of staff.

Education: Bachelors degree in aviation management preferable

Apprenticeship:

Licensure: 

Average Salary: C$80,765

Job Trends: fair

Top Colleges: Georgian, Algonquin

Job titles

Job titles

  • airport manager
  • arena manager
  • facility operations manager
  • harbour master
  • recreation facility manager
  • warehouse manager
  • campus maintenance manager
  • chief, maintenance support services
  • head, facilities maintenance
  • superintendent, maintenance and service
  • maintenance manager
  • mechanical services superintendent
  • plant maintenance superintendent
  • shopping centre manager