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Title:  Plant Supervisor

Job Number:  5354
Location: 

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Plant Maintenance Supervisor with experience in Rail Plant Equipment to join our Welshpool-based team.

Responsibilities of the role include (but are by no means limited to);
  • Manage, co-ordinate, and lead a team of up to 20 employees undertaking a scope of work/s in relation to labour, productivity, materials, subcontractors, plant and equipment and ensure the planned objectives are being met at the Welshpool Rail Plant Maintenance Facility.
  • Manage and execute the planned maintenance (PM), breakdowns and unplanned work against the plan.
  • Deliver the scope of works within budget in accordance with John Holland principles and values.
  • Responsible for the commissioning and calibration of plant.
  • Liaise with customers and other external stakeholders on maintenance, technical and logistical matters.
  • Manage Apprentices and the ongoing requirements of their training program.
  • Responsible for effective processing of maintenance reports and timesheet records for all supervised staff. 
  • Co-ordinate the mobilisation and demobilisation of plant and equipment for Rail Maintenance facility at Welshpool.
  • Responsible for delivering a quality product or service to customers and stakeholders by meeting equipment manufacturers and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage the implementation of site safety, quality and environment controls, identify and assess potential risks for the specific scope of work/s.
To be successful in this key role, you must have;
  • Trade qualification in Mechanical or Electrical Trade, Certificate IV Frontline Management. 
  • Tertiary qualification in a Mechanical Engineering Discipline (Preferred)
  • Rail Plant Equipment experience (Highly Desirable)
  • Technical competency or detailed level of understanding in area that role is supervising.
  • Leading Hand experience and proven management experience of subcontractors, suppliers and direct labour.
  • Minimum of 5 years previous Mobile Mechanical/Electrical experience in a similar role.
  • Minimum of 3 years previous Line Management experience at Leading Hand level
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.