Materials Services Manager
Why Work With Us?
With a rich history and exciting future, Main Roads Western Australia is the WA State Government agency responsible for managing the State's highways and main roads. As an organisation, our challenge is to deliver integrated and intelligent transport systems and services to provide safer roads and better journeys for our customer.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce and in line with our commitment to improve diversity, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.
About the Role
The Materials Engineering Branch (MEB) develops and maintains the road and bridge material engineering test methods, specifications, guidelines and calibration procedures that are used by Main Roads staff, consultants and contractors to design, construct and maintain the Western Australian road network
The branch are currently seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Materials Services Manager, who will manage and conduct complex testing on road and bridge construction materials and conduct calibrations of specialised road testing and construction equipment.
As the successful incumbent, you will have proven experience in the supervision of staff to manage and oversee effective delivery of a wide range of testing and calibration services. You will have considerable experience with a wide range of construction materials and experience in the operation of a NATA accredited laboratory and inspection facility.
Should you wish to build your future and grow as a person and a professional, think about a career with Main Roads Western Australia. If you possess the skills and this position interests you we encourage you to apply.
Find Out More
For job specific information/for a confidential discussion of this opportunity please contact Tony Cullinane, Testing and Calibration Services Manager on (08) 9323 4739 - not to be contacted for assistance with application.
To find out more about Main Roads and to view our Annual Report please visit our website www.mainroads.wa.gov.au
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Submitting Your Application
Please submit the following as part of your application:
- A comprehensive CV demonstrating relevant skills and abilities within the context of the Job Role Statement.
- A statement outlining your considerable skill, knowledge and experience in the following four (4) criteria in no more than four (4) pages:
- Construction materials testing of bitumen, asphalt, concrete and soils
- Operation of NATA accredited laboratories and inspection facilities
- Supervision of individuals or a team
- Calibration of specialised road testing and construction equipment including falling weight deflectometers, nuclear density meters and bitumen spray trucks
- Evidence of your current motor vehicle driver’s licence.
All selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be tested throughout the selection process.
You will be asked to complete several questions as part of your online application – please factor this time in when submitting an application. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please be advised that an Executive Search may also be undertaken as part of this recruitment action.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical assessment prior to appointment.
Applicants deemed as suitable for but not appointed to this role may also be considered for appointment to “similar vacancies” within Main Roads subject to business requirements.