Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Supervisor Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Maintenance Supervisor job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

Remember that every job is different. Instead of including all keywords on your resume, identify those that are most relevant to the job you're applying to. Use the free Targeted Resume tool to help with this.

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  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Maintenance
  • Maintenance Management
  • Engineering
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Plant Maintenance
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  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • AutoCAD
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Commissioning
  • Microsoft Access
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Maintenance Supervision
  • Project Planning
  • 5S
  • SAP Products
  • ISO Standards
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Microsoft Project
  • Six Sigma
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • PDCA Cycle
  • Kaizen

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Resume Skills: Software

  • Maximo
  • MPulse
  • SAP PM
  • FAMS (Fundamental)
  • Infor EAM
  • AutoCAD
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word)
  • CMMS Systems
  • Microsoft Office
  • Maintenance Management Software (MMS)
  • Technical Documentation
  • SAP
  • Gantt Charts
  • Building Management Systems Software (IBM Maximo, FM:Systems)
  • MS Office Suite
  • CMMS systems (eMaint, Hippo CMMS)
  • SAP Maintenance
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • SolidWorks
  • Preventive Maintenance Softwares
  • CMMS
  • Maintenance Management Systems
  • Inventory Management Software
  • PLC Programming
  • Catia V5
  • AMOS
  • TRAX Maintenance
  • STK
  • FlightStream
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Resume Skills: Safety Standards

  • OSHA
  • EPA
  • LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out)
  • NFPA 70E
  • OSHA Compliance
  • OSHA 30 Certified
  • Workplace Safety
  • Risk Assessment
  • Emergency Response
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
  • Safety Training
  • Quality Assurance
  • Work Order Management
  • OSHA Standards
  • Quality Control
  • Fault Isolation Procedures
  • Aviation Safety Inspections
  • EPA Regulations
  • State Environmental Regulations
  • NFPA70E
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • HAZMAT Procedures
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Fire Safety
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Resume Skills: Machinery Maintenance

  • Work Order Management
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Scheduling
  • Budget Management
  • Facility Operations
  • Industrial Equipment Installation
  • HVAC Systems
  • CNC Machines
  • Conveyor Systems
  • Electrical Troubleshooting
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Resume Skills: Mechanical

Resume Skills: Problem Solving Techniques

Resume Skills: Technical

  • HVAC System Repairs
  • Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Maintenance scheduling
  • Preventive Maintenance Procedures
  • Building Systems Maintenance
  • PLC Programming
  • CAD Software
  • HVAC systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Conveyors
  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics
  • Welding
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Corrective Maintenance
  • PLC Troubleshooting
  • HVAC Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Soldering
  • Machinery Diagnostics
  • PLC Knowledge
  • Equipment Calibration
  • Aircraft Systems Troubleshooting
  • Machining
  • Electrical Wiring
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Resume Skills: Safety and Compliance

Resume Skills: Tools and Equipment

Resume Skills: Technologies

Resume Skills: Certifications

  • Certified Maintenance Supervisor
  • EPA Section 608 Type II
  • OSHA 30 Hour Outreach (Construction)
  • Certified Maintenance Professional (CMP)
  • HVAC Certified
  • Electrical Safety Certification
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Resume Skills: Maintenance & Repair

Resume Skills: Regulatory Compliance

Resume Skills: Aircraft Systems

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Sample Maintenance Supervisor Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

Add keywords directly into your resume's work experiences, education or Skills section, like we've shown in the examples below. Use the examples below as inspiration.

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Your Name
Maintenance Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2019 - Present
Maintenance Supervisor
Pioneered a predictive maintenance plan that reduced equipment downtime by 35%, increasing productivity.
Directed a team of 15 for efficient preventive maintenance routines, reducing repair costs by 28%.
Implemented 5S methodology to improve maintenance efficiency, reducing response time by 20%.
Developed AutoCAD designs for plant maintenance projects, improving turnaround time by 15%.
Conducted thorough commissioning of newly installed equipment guaranteeing a 0% failure rate upon production start. January 2016 - March 2019
Senior Maintenance Engineer
Deployed electrical maintenance strategies reducing electrical faults by 55% resulting in increased equipment up-time.
Managed maintenance and repair of 100+ pieces of manufacturing equipment, increasing overall plant performance by 25%.
Utilized electrical engineering knowledge to deliver precise maintenance solutions increasing equipment longevity.
General Motors June 2012 - December 2015
Maintenance Engineer
Led maintenance-related project planning, ensuring timely equipment overhauls and reducing unexpected failures by 30%.
Managed maintenance supervision tasks, improving fleet availability by 18%.
Performed consistent preventive maintenance leading to a 20% reduction in machinery repair costs.
Resume Worded University December 2011
Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
Specialization in Maintenance and Repair Practices
Resume Worded Institute May 2012
Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP)
Scored above 90 percentile
Maintenance Software: Maximo, MPulse, SAP PM (Advanced), FAMS (Fundamental)
Mechanical Skills: Robotics Repair, Hydraulic Systems, Pneumatics, HVAC Systems, Electrical Systems, Conveyor Systems
Problem Solving Techniques: Root-Cause Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis), RCA (Root Cause Analysis)
Safety Standards: OSHA, EPA, LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out), NFPA 70E
Certifications: Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
Workshops: Regular participant in Annual Maintenance and Reliability Conference, Maintenance Management skills workshop
Awards: Received ‘Maintenance Excellence’ award at General Motors and ‘Best Maintenance Supervisor’ award at
Volunteering: Volunteer at local community center, conducting monthly workshops on Basic Home Maintenance
Your Name
Facilities Maintenance Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2018 - Present
Facilities Maintenance Manager
Administered predictive maintenance program using SAP Products, resulting in a 30% decrease in unexpected equipment breakdowns.
Managed a team of 20 in executing preventive maintenance, lessening repair time by 40%.
Implemented continuous improvement strategies, resulting in a 25% increase in maintenance process efficiency.
Oversaw plant maintenance projects utilizing AutoCAD designs, leading to a 10% reduction in project completion time.
Ensured effective commissioning of equipment, resulting in a 50% reduction in initial equipment failures. August 2014 - April 2018
Senior Maintenance Technician
Employed electrical maintenance techniques, decreasing equipment faults by 45%, increasing productivity.
Managed the maintenance and repair of complex mechanical systems, reducing system downtime by 30%
Leveraged knowledge of mechanical engineering to devise robust maintenance strategies that increased equipment lifespan by 15%.
Ford Motor Company February 2010 - July 2014
Maintenance Technician
Executed preventive maintenance tasks, reducing future repairs by 35%
Devised procedures for efficient maintenance supervision, increasing equipment operation time by 10%.
Participated in project planning for maintenance objectives, contributing to a 15% reduction in machinery breakdowns.
Resume Worded Academic Center March 2015
Advanced Certification in Industrial Maintenance
Specialization in HVAC Systems, Electrical Repairs and Machine Maintenance
Completed this certification alongside my job as Senior Maintenance Technician
Resume Worded University November 2009
Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Specialized subjects: Power Plant Engineering, Machine Design, Manufacturing Processes
Technical Skills: HVAC System Repairs, Electrical Troubleshooting, Maintenance scheduling, Preventive Maintenance Procedures, Building Systems Maintenance
Software Proficiencies: AutoCAD, Building Management Systems Software (IBM Maximo, FM:Systems), MS Office Suite, CMMS systems (eMaint, Hippo CMMS), SAP Maintenance
Safety and Compliance: OSHA Safety Regulations, Fire Safety Standards, Building Codes and Regulations, Air Quality Standards, Waste Disposal Regulations
Tools and Equipment: Hand and Power Tools, Electrical Testing Instruments, Calibration Tools, HVAC tools, Welding and Cutting Equipments
Certifications: Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP), Certified Plant Engineer (CPE), Facilities Management Professional (FMP)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity, participated in building homes for the community (2014- present)
Projects: Led a facility reconfiguration project at that saved an estimated 15% in maintenance costs
Awards: Best Maintenance Team Award (2019), Resume Worded
Your Name
Plant Maintenance Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded July 2020 - Present
Plant Maintenance Manager
Streamlined equipment maintenance and repair processes, resulting in a 45% decrease in breakdowns.
Directed a team of 25 in implementing equipment maintenance checks, decreasing faulty equipment by 30%.
Introduced innovative preventive maintenance techniques using AutoCAD designs that cut project delivery time by 20%.
Pioneered predictive maintenance protocols, reducing machine downtime by 40%.
Championed commissioning of manufacturing equipment, resulting in zero failures at production onset. January 2016 - June 2020
Master Maintenance Technician
Developed and executed an electrical maintenance plan that reduced malfunctions by 60%.
Established preventive maintenance protocols for over 150 pieces of equipment, improving equipment availability by 30%.
Utilized Microsoft Access to track equipment repair records, ensuring timely refits and avoiding preventive breakdowns.
General Electric October 2010 - December 2015
Maintenance Technician
Implemented equipment maintenance management strategies leading to a 25% increase in operational efficiency.
Delivered proficient maintenance supervision, improving overall equipment availability by 15%.
Invested in regular preventive maintenance, reducing repair expenses by 30%.
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2014
Master of Business Administration
Specialization in Production and Operations Management
Resume Worded University July 2010
Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical
Electives included courses like Dynamics and Control Systems, Thermal and Fluids Systems
Technical Skills: PLC Programming, CAD Software, HVAC systems, Electrical systems, Conveyors, Hydraulics
Software: Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, MATLAB, Preventive Maintenance Softwares, CMMS
Standards & Guidelines: OSHA Regulations, EPA Regulations, State Environmental Regulations, NFPA70E, Lockout/Tagout
Certifications: Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP), Certified Plant Engineer (CPE)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteered for Supervision of Construction Projects, Kiwanis Club Member
Awards: Received 'Best Employee of the Year' Award in 2017 at
Courses: Continuing Education in Lean Manufacturing, Advanced Systems Maintenance
Your Name
Installation Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2019 - Present
Installation Supervisor
Managed a team of 12 technicians to successfully install complex wireless and telecommunications systems, resulting in a 15% increase in installation efficiency.
Implemented proactive maintenance and repair strategies, reducing system downtime by 30% year over year.
Increased the speed of fiber optic cabling installation by 40% by refining work procedures and optimizing team assignments.
Led project planning for a multi-million dollar broadband installation project, completed on schedule and 10% under budget.
Designed and directed the construction of internal CCTV and access control systems for three corporate facilities, enhancing safety and security. January 2016 - March 2019
Installation Team Lead
Improved troubleshooting procedures resulting in a 25% reduction in system errors and increased customer satisfaction by 18%.
Supervised the implementation of fire alarm systems across seven commercial properties, ensuring stringent compliance with safety regulations.
Executed HVAC installations in rigorous timeframes, streamlining operations and contributing to a 20% growth in project completions.
Comcast February 2013 - December 2015
Installation Technician
Performed meticulous fiber optic and electrical wiring installations, contributing to 98% positive customer feedback on post-installation surveys.
Enhanced service reliability by carrying out thorough electrical troubleshooting, reducing call-back incidents by 35%.
Handled sensitive Voice over IP (VoIP) installations, supporting to maintain the company's high customer retention rate of 95%.
Resume Worded Institute March 2013
Certified Installation Technician
This certification helped upgrade my technical skills and knowledge about installation practices.
Resume Worded University July 2012
Bachelor of Engineering - Electronics and Communications
Emphasis on network solutions design and implementation
Graduated with Honors
Installation & Servicing: Communications hardware, Satellite dish components, Internet cables, Wireless routers, Firewall hardware, Network troubleshoot
Management: Team leading, Training, Troubleshooting, Resource allocation, Quality control, Staff development
Technical Proficiencies: MS Office, Command Line (Basic), Cisco Networking, Device management, Digital meter, Spectrum analyzer
Documentation & Reporting: Incident reports, Installation & Maintenance reports, Service logs, Technical documentation, Safety protocols, Client feedback
Certifications: Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI) (2015), OSHA Certified (2018)
Leadership & Management: Led team of 5 installation technicians at Resume Worded, Increased team efficiency by 20%
Professional Affiliations: Member, National Cable & Telecommunications Association
Your Name
Operations Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
AT&T June 2017 - Present
Operations Manager
Directed fiber optics installation operations at 50+ remote locations, ensuring a 97% on-time completion rate.
Leveraged broadband technology to boost network performance by 30%, resulting in an uptick in customer satisfaction by 20%.
Transformed team’s Construction Management techniques, reducing installation inefficiencies by 25% and improving overall project planning.
Accounted for both operational and maintenance functions of telecom services, contributing in increasing the yearly revenue by 15%.
Enhanced wireless technologies handling protocols, resulting in a decrease of service disruption cases by 40%.
Verizon March 2014 - May 2017
Installation Supervisor
Championed the installation of integrated CCTV systems at 15 commercial properties, improving building security.
Oversaw installation team to ensure appropriate debugging of new installations, reducing troubleshooting cases by 28%.
Improved installation efficiency of closed-circuit television systems by 35% through professional development initiatives targeting technical skills.
Google Fiber December 2010 - February 2014
Maintenance Engineer
Introduced innovative fiber optics handling techniques, leading to a 25% reduction in installation time.
Developed and implemented preventive maintenance strategies for broadband equipment, resulting in 20% increased lifecycle for installed equipment.
Ensured 100% compliance with electrical wiring safety standards on all assigned construction projects.
Resume Worded University June 2017
Master of Business Administration - Operations Management
Thesis focus: Improving Service Delivery in Telecommunication Firms
Resume Worded Academic Center October 2016
Certification: Lean Six Sigma - Black Belt
Part-time Certification alongside Employment at Google Fiber
Leadership & Operations Management: Strategic Planning, Performance Evaluation, Budget Management, Risk Management, Process Improvement, Supply Chain Management
Project Management: Gantt Chart, Fishbone Diagram, PDCA Cycle, SMART Goals, Pareto Analysis, SWOT Analysis
Software: SAP ERP, SalesForce CRM, MS Project, Autocad, Simul8 (Simulation Software), MySQL Database
Certifications: Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCPO), Project Management Professional (PMP)
Professional Memberships: Member, American Society of Quality (ASQ), Member, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
Awards: AT&T Operations Excellence Award - 2019
Volunteering: Mentor, Resume Worded Youth Outreach Program - 2018 to Present
Your Name
Project Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2016 - Present
Project Manager
Managed a $2M budget for construction and maintenance projects involving the installment of fiber optics, CCTV, and Ethernet cabling, achieving 99% on-budget performance.
Administered an interdepartmental team of 20 to complete installation projects on-time and within budget, improving project completion rate by 30%.
Formulated and implemented a streamlined process for handling access control system installations, resulting in 15% decrease in project turnover time.
Coordinated four distinct installation projects from conception through completion, serving over 10,500 end-users across two sites.
Introduced sophisticated project planning methodologies, shortening the time to market for new installations by 40%. January 2012 - April 2016
Installation Supervisor
Led a team of 6 in the successful installation of telecommunications and wireless technologies across 100+ sites.
Implemented a new project tracking system, identified as a best practice and adopted company-wide, increasing overall project visibility by 70%.
Drove 20% efficiency increase in installations through strategic process re-engineering and performance benchmarking.
Cisco Systems June 2008 - December 2011
Technical Lead
Spearheaded innovative Voice over IP (VoIP) installations, enhancing service reliability and garnering a 10% increase in client satisfaction.
Conducted comprehensive troubleshooting expeditions, improving system performance by 30% and customer satisfaction by 25%.
Reduced installation lead-time by 20% by refining workflow and improving team efficiency.
Impacted fire alarm installation project, ensuring 100% compliance with industry and company safety protocols.
Resume Worded Institute June 2012
Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)
Specialization in Project Management
Resume Worded University May 2008
Bachelor of Science in Informational Technology
Minor in Business Administration
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Project Management Tools: MS Project, Workfront, ProWorkflow, JIRA, Trello
Technical Skills: Python, SQL, ROBOT framework, JAVA, C+, HTML, CSS
Business & Analysis Tools: Oracle Business Intelligence, Tableau, MS Excel (Advanced)
Softwares & Platforms: MS Office Suite, Google Suite, Cisco Platforms, SAP ERP, Salesforce CRM
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Awards: PMI Award for Project Excellence, Cisco Star Performer Award for Technical Excellence
Leadership & Volunteering: Food Bank Volunteer - Project Manager (2018-Present), Team Leader - Habitat for Humanity (2015-2016)
Projects: Implementing agile methodology for, Improving project processes at Resume Worded

How do I add skills to a Maintenance Supervisor resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Maintenance Supervisor posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Maintenance Management, Plant Maintenance and Mechanical Engineering are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Engineering and Maintenance.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Maintenance & Repair, Equipment Maintenance and Preventive Maintenance - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Manufacturing and Kaizen - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Show operational experience.

Recruiters are going to want to see real operational experience for most Maintenance Supervisor roles, so emphasize any experience you have improving operations of a company and general operational efficiency.

Highlight your supervisory skills.

Specifically on Maintenance Supervisor resumes, you should think about highlighting examples of where you supervised others. Recruiters want to see if you have experience supervising and providing oversight over teams of similar sizes.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Maintenance Supervisor, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Maintenance Supervisor Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Maintenance Supervisor job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Maintenance Supervisor Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

Maintenance Supervisor Soft Skills

Here are common soft skills that appear on Maintenance Supervisor job postings. Unlike hard skills, which refer to tools, software or techniques, soft skills focus on character traits and interpersonal skills. Instead of listing these phrases on your resume, try to show them through your bullet points like in the examples below.

Tip: Do not list these words or phrases on your resume, and instead focus on the hard skills we described above.

Resume Skills and Keywords from Related Jobs

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Maintenance Supervisor Resume Templates

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Frequently Asked Questions

What skills should you add to a Maintenance Supervisor resume?

The most common skills and keywords we found on Maintenance Supervisor resumes and job postings were Preventive Maintenance, Maintenance & Repair, Maintenance, Maintenance Management, Engineering, Equipment Maintenance, Plant Maintenance and Mechanical Engineering.

Skills like Kaizen, Manufacturing, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Lean Manufacturing and Project Planning also appeared on related job postings.

How do resume skills compare between a Facilities Maintenance Supervisor and an Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor?

Popular skills we often see on resumes for Facilities Maintenance Supervisor positions include:

  • Facility Management (FM)
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Maintenance Management
  • Plumbing
  • Maintenance
  • Building Maintenance
  • HVAC

In comparison, skills we see on Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor resumes include:

  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Aviation
  • Aerospace
  • Airlines
  • Military
  • Flight Safety
  • Airworthiness
  • Aircraft Systems

Target your Resume to a Job Description

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It is personalized to your resume, and is the best way to ensure your resume will pass the automated resume filters.

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