Facility operation and maintenance managers (NOC 0714)

High demand occupation

About this job

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Facility operation managers:

  • plan, organize and direct the operations of commercial, transportation and recreational facilities and the included real estate
  • work for a wide range of establishments, such as airports, harbours, canals, shopping centres, convention centres, warehouses and recreational facilities

Maintenance managers:

  • plan, organize and direct the maintenance department within commercial, industrial, institutional, recreational and other facilities
  • work for 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
Common job titles
  • co-ordinator, maintenance
  • harbour master
  • head, building maintenance
  • manager, grain terminal elevator
  • manager, property
  • operator, marina
  • co-ordinator, maintenance
  • harbour master
  • head, building maintenance
  • manager, cemetery
  • manager, conference / convention centre
  • manager, grain terminal elevator

Duties

Facility operation managers:

  • plan, organize and direct the operations of commercial, transportation and recreational facilities
  • oversee the renting of space in the facility 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 and direct construction projects to change commercial, transportation and recreational facilities
  • oversee the installation, maintenance and repair of recreational facilities 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, train and supervise staff

Maintenance managers:

  • direct the maintenance and repair of an establishment's machinery, equipment and electrical and mechanical systems
  • develop and put into use schedules and procedures for safety inspections and preventive maintenance programs
  • co-ordinate cleaning, snow removal and landscaping operations
  • carry out contracts for the provision of supplies and services
  • plan and manage a facility's maintenance budget
  • hire, train and supervise staff

Work environment

Work in this occupation is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office, hospital or school.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

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