Job requirements Maintenance Manager in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a maintenance manager in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Facility operation and maintenance managers (NOC 0714).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Facility operation managers require completion of a college or university program in business administration or in a discipline related to facility operation and maintenance or An equivalent combination of technical training and experience in administration or maintenance.
  • Maintenance managers require completion of a college or university program in electrical or mechanical engineering or in another discipline related to building maintenance or An equivalent combination of technical training and experience in building maintenance.
  • Several years of supervisory experience in facility operations or maintenance are usually required.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.

Table listing provincial regulation requirements
Location Job title Regulation Regulatory body
Canada Maintenance Supervisor (transportation) Regulated Transport Canada, Government of Canada

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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