Job Details
  • Reference356679A_1585790843
  • LocationWestern Australia
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted2 months ago
  • ConsultantNaomi Byrne

As one of Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

We are seeking expressions of interest from experienced Maintenance Superintendents to register for a potential 6-month contract (possible permanency) on a resources mine site based in regional WA. The role will report to and support the Maintenance Manager and is available to either residentially based or FIFO candidates (WA).


Prior experience in a similar leadership position with responsibility for the maintenance works in a sizeable Electrical &Mechanical workshop encompassing:


Electrical Workshop:

  • Power Generation
  • High Voltage
  • Low Voltage
  • Control and Instrumentation and
  • Gas Fitting works

Mechanical Workshop:

  • High-speed rotating equipment, and for the more-complex plants such as:
  • Acid Plant
  • Cryogenic Oxygen Plant
  • Waste heat boiler power generation system

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 10+ years' maintenance superintendent experience (resources | construction | heavy engineering | maintenance)
  • Trade qualifications in electrical is essential with further knowledge across mechanical | engineering | fabrication | hydraulics | gas-fitting disciplines
  • Post-trade qualifications in engineering or construction related disciplines within mineral resources experience ideal
  • Previous experience in managing large scale workshop environments with the aforementioned disciplines
  • Administration and prioritization including time management is essential
  • SAP experience highly regarded
  • Excellent people leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive and sustaining relationships
  • Exceptional safety leadership qualities to ensure safety at work is met through conformance of quality, regulations and workshop-specific standards
  • Ability to interface largely with sub-contractors and technicians as well as engineering and internal stakeholders
  • Personnel management and resourcing including Supervisors, internal employees & contractors
  • Budget | forecast and execution


The position would suit an individual with a high regard for systems and procedures, and not afraid be to drive change from opportunities.

All candidates must be registered through Chandler Macleod, undertake a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol test and provide a National Police Clearance and references. If the above sounds like you, and you are available immediately, please use the 'apply now' button to send through your most up to date CV, with a covering letter outlining your reasons for applying, and we shall be in touch soon.