Maintenance Manager Jobs

How to Enter

To become a Maintenance Manager in New Zealand, most employers will prefer you to have a Bachelor of Engineering or similar, and some may expect you to have a post-graduate degree, such as a Masters of Engineering. In any case, having more than five years’ experience is generally preferred.


Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of a Maintenance Manager can include some or all of the following:

  • Deciding maintenance goals and timetables
  • Setting and reporting budgets
  • Identifying what materials, supplies, machinery and equipment are needed to meet goals
  • Managing suppliers and vendors
  • Evaluating maintenance processes and creating reports
  • Maintaining, testing, improving and deciding when to repair or replace equipment and machinery
  • Developing new processes
  • Developing, training and assisting Engineers
  • Meeting and liaising with clients and customers
  • Overseeing maintenance safety standards and risks



Maintenance Managers may choose to take up a similar position in another industry or specialise further within Engineering Management, such as Manufacturing Technology, Quality Control or Health & Safety.


Salary Range

100K+ per annum (NZD)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427