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Title:  Field Supervisor

Job Number:  4235

Perth, AU

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

Are you up for the challenge?

About the Role

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Field Supervisor to join our WA Rail team in a Residential role in Port Hedland.   The primary purpose of this role is to coordinate and supervise all scheduled servicing, preventative maintenance and repairs to plant, equipment and vehicles in the field.  The role will also develop effective leadership and sustainable working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders to contribute to site safety, quality and environment controls and risk management.     

Responsibilities of the role include (but are by no means limited to):
  • Arrange planned maintenance, breakdown repairs and unplanned work.
  • Provide and take leadership responsibility in health, safety and environment management.
  • Liaise with customers on maintenance, technical and logistical matters.
  • Complete progress reporting and consistent regular reporting to the Superintendent or Operations Manager
  • Respond to after hours calls and manage repairs for JHG and Client owned Plant and Equipment.
  • Attend weekly planning meetings, request resources and execute the maintenance schedule, plan repairs and deliver the equipment on time and within budget.
  • Identify and mitigate risks prior to works commencing, communicate with and engage relevant stakeholders to control risk and contribute to build a risk management culture.
  • Supervise tradespeople and apprentices and ensure the observance of safety, other work standards and fair and reasonable application of industrial agreements.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems and procedures
To be successful in this key role, you must have:
  • Trade Qualification
  • Supervisor role experience and proven leadership experience minimum 3 years
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience coordinating and carrying out maintenance on specialised rail plant and equipment
  • Ability to understand drawings, provide constructability review and implement final design plans
  • Track surfacing machine and Flashbutt Welder maintenance experience and operational knowledge (preferred but not essential)
As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.