Safety and Maintenance Manager

Ensuring Safety in the Workplace - Become a Safety and Maintenance Manager


A Safety and Maintenance Manager is responsible for ensuring the safety of employees as well as handling equipment in a workplace and facilities. Safety and Maintenance Managers develop and implement safety programs to ensure employees follow safety procedures as well as regulations to prevent accidents and injuries.

Also, they conduct regular safety inspections of the workplace and equipment to identify potential hazards and take corrective actions to eliminate them. Overall, a Safety and Maintenance Manager plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety of employees and equipment in a workplace and maintaining efficient as well as effective equipment and facilities.


For Bachelor’s

  • The scholars must pass their secondary board examination by scoring at least 55% marks from any authorised board.
  • To become a Safety and Maintenance Manager, the candidates must enrol in a Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, management and environmental subjects, health sciences or any other related specialisations. 

 For Masters

  • The aspirants are suggested to pursue an MBA from a recognised academic institution to learn the managing skills required to become a Safety and Maintenance Manager.

Job Roles

The job roles of a Safety and Maintenance Manager can vary depending on the industry as well as organisation they work for, but generally they are responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for employees, maintaining equipment along with facilities in good working order. Here are some specific job roles that a Safety and Maintenance Manager may perform:

  • Construction Safety Managers
  • Plant Safety and Maintenance Managers
  • Industrial Safety Managers
  • Operations Safety Manager
  • Site Maintenance Manager
  • Fire Safety Manager
  • Property Maintenance Manager
  • Hotel Maintenance Manager 

Top Recruiters

The top recruiters of Safety and Maintenance Managers may vary depending on the industry and location. However, here are some of the common industries as well as top companies in various domains that hire Safety and Maintenance Managers:

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Oil and Gas
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Government


A Safety and Maintenance Manager's salary can vary depending on factors such as industry, company size, location, level of experience and educational qualifications.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹5,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹9,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹20,00,000 


  • Knowledge of Safety Regulations
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Training
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Project Management
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving


The career scope of a Safety and Maintenance Manager can be quite promising with opportunities available in various industries as well as organisations. Here are some of the potential career paths along with wide opportunities for a Safety and Maintenance Manager:

  • Advancement to Senior Management Roles
  • Consultant
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Specialisation
  • Industry Switching
  • Government jobs
  • Academia


  • Job Security
  • Competitive Salary
  • Career Advancement
  • Variety of Industries
  • Fulfilment
  • Work-Life Balance


  • Stressful Work Environment
  • High Responsibility
  • High Risk
  • On-Call Responsibilities
  • Compliance Regulations
  • Demanding Requirements