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Title:  Maintenance Supervisor

Job Number:  10952

Perth, WA, AU, 6106

About us:

From humble beginnings almost 70 years ago, John Holland has been driving positive change in Australia, and is now one of the nation’s leading infrastructure and property companies.
We work in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia offering services from infrastructure and property development, to rail and building.
By finding solutions to complex challenges, we transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Field Supervisor to join our WA Rail team based in Welshpool. 

Responsibilities of the role include (but are by no means limited to):

 •    Manage core work and support for our clients across all regions of WA including the Pilbara and remote regions, manage maintenance of equipment used in construction & maintenance of rail networks arrange planned maintenance (PM), breakdown repairs and unplanned work.
•    Travel to work sites as required within Western Australia to provide support to both our clients and maintenance teams.
•    Provide and take leadership responsibility in health, safety and environment management.
•    Ensure completion in accordance with both John Hollands and the Clients expectations of cost control, quality and time objectives
•    Liaise with customers and other external stakeholders on maintenance, technical and logistical matters.
•    Complete progress reporting, and activities, reports for shift handovers and consistent regular reporting to the Superintendent or Operations Manager
•    Ensure compliance of commercial and financial costs including budgets and the implications of directions within your authority limits
•    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 with minimal impact, within budget and minimal rework
•    Responsible for effective processing of maintenance reports and timesheet records for all supervised staff.
•    Ensure contractual mechanisms of subcontractors
•    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.
•    Select, train and develop tradespeople and apprentices and ensure the observance of safety, other work standards and fair and reasonable application of industrial agreements.
•    Maintain effective consultation with various workers’ representatives and committees on industrial and safety subjects handling issues as they arise and referring major issues to the Operations Manager.
•    Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems and procedures

To be successful in the role, you must have:

•    Trade Qualification
•    Supervisor role experience and proven leadership experience approx. 3-5 years
•    Ability to travel to site on an adhoc basis to provide support to our clients and tradespersons
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience coordinating and carrying out maintenance on specialised rail plant and equipment 
•    Experience in scheduling plant, equipment and vehicle maintenance requirements
•    Skill in review of design documents, ability to understand drawings, provide constructability review and implement final design plans
•    Track surfacing machine maintenance experience and operational knowledge 
•    People and Performance Management of subcontractors, suppliers and direct labour


We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences, and a strong framework for on-going career development. 

We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland. At John Holland we understand that our greatest resource is our people. We pride ourselves on being a market leader in targeting training, career development and remuneration. We provide long-term career options within an equal opportunity workplace where we recognise the importance of flexibility and a healthy work-life balance. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.