Career Details

Director of Maintenance

Career Overview

The Director of Maintenance of a resort manages the maintenance department and oversees the workings of all facilities. Dmitri, seen in the video, is responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and fixing all systems on the property. This includes managing a budget and all employees in the department. This is a very specialized position, so the salary range may vary widely depending on the size of the property and facilities.

Education

A four-year bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or civil engineering may be required to do this job in a very large facility. Consider taking some business-related courses, too.

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Recommended Courses

  • Math - as much as possible!
  • Electronics
  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Public Speaking
  • Science - as much as possible!
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

Most organizations have a director of maintenance. The director featured in the video, Dmitri, works for a very resort complex. This is a very specialized position, so the salary range may vary widely depending on the size of the property and facilities.

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References

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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