Central and Northern Regions Directorate

Work Type:
Permanent - Full Time

Level 6 $105,115 - $124,200 pa MRWA EBA + 9.5% superannuation

Position Number:

Closing Date:
2018-09-10 1:00 PM

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Maintenance 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 customers.

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

Main Roads are seeking an experienced and qualified Maintenance Manager to join our Wheatbelt Regional team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a professional and innovative team based in our modern office in Northam.

As the Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for the delivery of the Routine, Periodic and Specific (Heavy) Maintenance Programs in accordance with Main Roads Construction and Maintenance Standards.

This position will manage financial, technological, physical and other resources, including subcontractors to deliver the regional maintenance and annual works program and report on delivery of programs to all stakeholders. 

In addition, the role provides specialist advice on maintenance management plans and collaborates with the Network Manager and Asset Manager in developing the Ten Year Network Delivery Plan.

About You

The ideal candidate will possess substantial experience in road maintenance planning and delivery, was well as proven skills in project and contract management, including managing maintenance and capital works programs.

Your ability to lead a team and to build positive, collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders will see you succeed in this role.

If you possess the above skills and this position interests you - we encourage you to apply.

Find Out More

For job specific information or for a confidential discussion of this opportunity, please contact Ganesh Ganeshan, Delivery Manager on (08) 9622 4754 - not to be contacted for assistance with application.

For assistance with your application or for general enquiries please contact Recruitment Coordinator, Lisa Thomas on (08) 9323 4289 or email hrjobs@mainroads.wa.gov.au

Submitting Your Application

Applicants are requested to submit a comprehensive CV demonstrating their relevant skills and abilities within the context of the Job Role Statement.

Please also submit a statement outlining your substantial skill, knowledge and experience in the following four (4) criteria in no more than four (4) pages:

  • Road maintenance planning and delivery
  • Road maintenance practice including resurfacing and rehabilitation treatments and practices
  • Project and contract management
  • Building and enhancing stakeholder relationships

Please submit evidence of your current motor vehicle driver’s licence and if applicable to you, a copy of your Diploma in Civil Engineering or other related discipline. Applicants selected for appointment will be required to provide originals prior to appointment.

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 allow plenty of time when submitting an application as late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Additional Information

This position has been identified as a Category 1 high-risk role and the successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical assessment prior to appointment.

Applicants may be required to complete a National Police Clearance as part of this recruitment process.

Please be advised that an Executive Search may also be undertaken as part of this recruitment action.

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.