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Maintence Supervisor

Sodexo - Cairns City, QLD

Trades & Services
Source: uWorkin


Company Description

Sodexo provides a range of services at remote locations across Australia, servicing both on-shore and off-shore sites, in difficult and challenging environments. At Sodexo, our Energy & Resources segment serves four markets: Mining, Offshore & Marine, Onshore Energy, and Engineering & Construction Projects. Our growing team of employees is dedicated to improving productivity, building meaningful client relationships, reducing on-site problems and improving quality of life for the thousands of Australians who call our remote sites home.

Job Description

Due to recent growth and an upcoming expansion, we have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Maintenance Supervisor to look after a new team of Trades at our Far North Queensland Site.

This role is permanent, full-time 14 days on 7 days off FIFO from Cairns or Brisbane however we are open to applicants from other capital cities or major regional towns.

About the Role

Reporting to the Regional Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor will look after a team of qualified trades who are responsible for preventative and reactive maintenance at one of our remote mining camps.

It is the Maintenance Supervisors responsibility to plan and implement preventative and corrective maintenance programs while providing advice and support to work teams to address facilities maintenance work in a productive manner.

Key duties include:

  • Effectively supervise the employee relations and management of your work crew and ensure employees are trained and held accountable for their tasks
  • Ensure all servicing and maintenance work is performed in accordance with Company/Client Management Systems, Statutory Obligations, Standard Work Procedures and Risk Assessments
  • Ensure timely evaluation and scoping of work requests prior to approval for the work management planning process
  • Participate in the weekly pre-planning, planning and scheduling meetings to ensure alignment and commitment of resources to the work schedule
  • Ensure safe execution of maintenance work as per the site safe systems of work
  • Manage the planning and execution of unplanned work and the re-scheduling of the existing work orders as required in conjunction with the site planner/ Resourcer
  • Review work execution performance with team members, identify gaps and take corrective action as necessary to improve performance
  • Manage and review events and ensure that escalation protocols are complied with
  • Provide input into the development of maintenance work strategies
  • Ensure completed work orders are closed to ensure end to end process compliance

About the You

It is essential that you have previous leadership and maintenance experience as well as be trade qualified with a current licence as an Electrician, Plumber or Refrigeration Mechanic.

Suitable candidates must have the following:

  • Current open Driver Licence
  • Current Unrestricted Electrical Licence or Arctick Refrigerant Handling Licence or Plumber & Drainer Occupational licence (one of the three is essential)
  • Trade relevant qualification within an equivalent industry and organisational experience to the above licence
  • CPR/LVR Certification for Electricians
  • Experience in troubleshooting, and proven evidence of careful consideration of risk-factors in undertaking any task
  • Superior technical knowledge and skills, including a broad understanding of operational and maintenance requirements
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills and a strong desire to foster a "team-oriented" approach to the achievement of tasks
  • Leadership experience and management of multiple trades

What's in it for you?

Full-time FIFO 14 days on, 7 days off roster and we are also open and flexible to 12 month fixed term contracts should this be of interest.

In addition you will receive:

  • Flights provided to and from site
  • Accommodation and meals provided while on site
  • Uniform & PPE
  • Access to employee discounts
  • Opportunities for development
  • Access to Sodexo's Recognition & Rewards Program

How to apply?

If you are interested in joining the Sodexo team and you meet the minimum criteria above, please apply with your resume detailing relevant employment history and availability.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Additional Information

Sodexo is a contract services company and employment is conditional to Sodexo’s ability to maintain the client contract and its service levels. All employees are subject to a police check and a Working with Children check (where applicable)