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Overview

Facilities Administrators provide assistance to ensure the day-to-day smooth operation of a building's infrastructure, through administrative support, including budgeting, procurement negotiation, contractor liaison and documentation, as well as coordination of staff and office equipment during relocation, and at times, supervision and physical assistance with maintenance tasks.

Day-to-day

  • types information from documents into a computer
  • analyses and determines administrative requirements associated with operation of facilities
  • reviews information received for accuracy and correctness
  • liaises with suppliers and contractors
  • generates reports.

Considerations

  • stressful.

To become a Facilities Administrator

  • You can work as a Facilities Administrator without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Facilities Administrators sometimes have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in related areas such as government or business or a trade qualification.

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Skills employers are looking for

  • Facility Management

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