Job Details - Asset Maintenance Engineer

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498126 Projects & Asset Srvcs Permanent Buildings and Facilities, Engineering

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region. 

With a diverse workforce of more than 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today. 

This role sits in the Buildings and Facilities team, under the Asset Maintenance department of the Project and Asset Services division within Moreton Bay Regional Council. The Asset Maintenance department is responsible for the maintenance and renewal of Council’s assets throughout the region. The areas of responsibility are primarily Roads and Drains, Parks, Cleansing, Construction, Fleet and Building and Facilities infrastructure. The Asset Maintenance department is one of the largest departments within Council, maintaining essential community infrastructure across the Moreton Bay region.

The role

Your responsibilities will include providing operational support and technical assistance in the planning, delivery and management of buildings and facilities operations, maintenance and projects - including the management of multiple maintenance contracts and external contractors, investigation of alternate solutions, cost estimation, procurement and site work implementations as well as tendering and project managing assigned capital & operational projects and undertaking the preparation of technical standards and project development activities in a supervised environment. 

You will be contributing towards the management and delivery of Council's defects management system and programmed maintenance - including scheduling, budget and progress reporting and provision of advice for the annual budget development. Additionally, you will be undertaking assigned technical audits and investigations generating technical reports for the consideration of management and providing technical advice to assist in managing the maintenance activities of contracted services within the specified Council standards. 

More specifically this position will have you looking after HVAC Contract Management for both corrective and preventative maintenance, split system and RAC renewals, OPEX HVAC&R projects and Asset Life-cycle Reports across all of Council's Buildings and Facilities. 


To be successful in this role ideally you will have experience working within a similar role, experience managing maintenance contracts and an understanding and experience applying contemporary project management practises. You will also have a well developed ability to prepare and present clear and concise technical reports, experience in the preparation and interpretation of a range of qualitative and quantitative data, the ability to integrate within a team and demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Additionally, you will hold a degree qualification in Mechanical engineering recognised by Engineers Australia or a similar qualification in a relevant field. You will also hold a current C class driver's license and a Construction Induction Card. 


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Council’s work locations have local parking.


Term: Permanent Full Time

Location: Petrie

Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Remuneration: $84,340 pa + super (72.5 hour fortnight) + any applicable allowances 


Please note:

  • Applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check with an independent professional nominated by MBRC as part of the recruitment process for this role


How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role (optional) 

Applications close 11:55pm Monday 4th July 2022

Position Description 

Download File Click here for Position Description - Asset Maintenance Engineer 

Further Information

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