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The Maintenance/Utility Service Manager Job Description Sample

This Maintenance/Utility Service Manager job description sample can assist in your creating a job application that will attract job candidates who are qualified for the job and letting the desired candidate know what the requirement for the job role is.

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Position:         Maintenance/Utility Service Manager

Division:         Operations

Reports:         Managing Director.

Maintenance/Utility Service Manager Job Responsibilities

The Maintenance/Utility Service Manager would be responsible maintain a standard and functional maintenance department, achieving a cost effective and efficient Maintenance Management System and to ensure that machines, equipment and Company’s facilities are all in good working condition at all times.

Maintenance/Utility Service Manager Duties include:

  • Shall be responsible for both preventive and corrective maintenance of company facilities, machineries and equipment.
  • Planning for effective and efficient Maintenance Management System.
  • Preparation of budget for maintenance services and repairs.
  • Participating in the recruiting, hiring and training practices to ensure quality maintenance staff.
  • Ensuring compliance of subordinate staff with all company objectives.
  • Assisting the Technical Manager in the day to day management of the plant.
  • Advise management on relevant technical issues.
  • Participate and contribute to marketing of the company product.
  • Understand and have the working and operation knowledge of all the company facilities, machines and equipment.


  • Oversee the activities of both the electrical and mechanical section of the maintenance department.
  • Vet all maintenance operation expenses.
  • Keeping record of all maintenance activities.
  • Recognize and propose reward for outstanding performance of maintenance team.
  • Receive and acknowledge maintenance complaint form from concern section.
  • Monitoring and enforcing the compliance of Health, Safety & Environment polices in the work environment.
  • Inspection and approval of completed job prior to payment to contractors.
  • Planning, and controlling of preventive and corrective maintenance program for all the machines and equipment and all other facilities of the company against down time.
  • Coordinate, manage and participate in maintenance activities.
  • Ensuring adequate planning and budgeting, organizing and staffing, controlling and problem solving in strategic and tactical maintenance process.
  • Communicate adequate information to team members.
  • Introduction of simple and new ideas to team members.
  • Any other duty assigned

Key Relationships of a Maintenance/Utility Service Manager

  • Managing Director
  • Technical Manager
  • Production Engineers
  • QA/QC Manager
  • Finance Director
  • Admin/HR Manager
  • Maintenance Staff
  • Store Officer & Purchasing Supervisor.

Key Job Measures:

Responsible for the maintain a standard and functional maintenance department, achieving a cost-effective and efficient Maintenance Management System

Required Skills of a Maintenance/Utility Service Manager

  • Communication.
  • Patience.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Diplomacy.
  • Motivation.
  • Trust.
  • Empathy..
  • Vision.

Salary of a Maintenance/Utility Service Manager

This varies across various organizations but usually between $ 1700 – $2500 excluding other health insurance policy for the Staff, spouse and four children, Non-Accidental bonus and other benefits.

Educational Requirements

  • in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body will be an added advantage

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