Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor

Supervise the workers in maintaining mechanical parts of pumps and cranes.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $91,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mechanical Maintenance Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining and repairing mechanical parts of pumps, cranes, compressors, ditch diggers, automobiles, trucks, tractors, pipelaying machines, and similar equipment used in constructing pipelines, transporting oil and other fluids, and in related oil field and construction or airport maintenance activities: Inspects defective equipment in shop or field to determine extent of wear or damage. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May contract repair work. May arrange for sale or purchase of equipment. May supervise workers engaged in repairing company-owned railroad cars. May travel to work sites to supervise and coordinate activities of workers and be designated Traveling-Maintenance Supervisor.

Should I be a Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Building-Maintenance Supervisor, Mechanical, Maintenance Supervisor, Mechanical, Mechanical Maintenance Foreman See More

    How to Become a
    Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor

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