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Title:  Electrical Supervisor

Job Number:  10985

Perth, WA, AU, 6721

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

We are currently looking for an Electrical Supervisor with Rail Experience to work on our rail contract in the Pilbara, WA. The role will be to lead and coordinate multiple teams and subcontractors to achieve positive outcomes. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to development of work methods and plan daily/weekly production work.
  • Build strong internal and external stakeholder management through positive, proactive and professional communication to keep key personnel informed.
  • Complete progress reporting, and activities, reports for shift handovers and consistent regular reporting to the Superintendent or Project Manager
  • Ensure compliance of commercial and financial costs including budgets
  • Provide and take leadership responsibility in health, safety and environmental management.
  • Read and understand plans, review design documentation, read drawings, and provide constructive review and implementation of final designs
  • 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 leading hands and ensure the observance of safety, other work standards and fair and reasonable application of industrial agreements.


To be successful:

The successful candidate will hold relevant trade qualifications, an RIW Card, have 7+ years experience and be the Electrical Nominee on site and perform those duties when necessary. You must have sound railway knowledge. You will enjoy building strong internal and external stakeholder relationships and be experienced in ensuring compliance of commercial and financial costs.

The role will be based in the Pilbara with FIFO arrangements made by John Holland working a 2 and 1 roster. Remote working allowances apply to this role.


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.

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