Asset Management Officer

Main Roads Western Australia

Location: Geraldton

Job Type: Full time


Why work with us

People need to get to work, home and everywhere in between and businesses rely on our roads. With a rich history dating back to 1926 and exciting future ahead, Main Roads Western Australia is the WA State Government agency responsible for managing the State's road network safely, connecting people and places.

Main Roads is not just about roads. It’s about people.

Why we need you

Main Roads is seeking to appoint an experienced Asset Management Officer to join the collaborative, progressive team within the Mid-West Gascoyne Regional Branch, based at our Geraldton office.

The Asset Management Officer will take responsibility for providing specialist technical support in the development, recommendation and monitoring of plans and programs for the efficient and effective management, use, preservation, improvement and expansion of the road network.

About the Role

Our regional offices boast friendly and enthusiastic working environments and attract people who are devoted to our regional communities through the provision of safe, reliable and sustainable road networks.

In this role you will be required to:

  • Contribute to the development of short and long term asset management strategies, programs and plans;
  • Contribute to Identifying and developing treatment solutions and priorities to optimise the performance of the network,
  • Document maintenance approaches and strategies in support of budget and funding submissions.
  • Review, interrogate and evaluate road asset data to use in asset management modelling to support road asset planning and decision making and
  • Contribute to the management and coordination of the collection of road asset data stored in corporate/regional databases and inventories.

In addition you will be required to liaise with, and provide specialist technical advice to customers, the community, community groups (including aboriginal and land management), other agencies, media and Local Government on asset management plans, programs and interventions as required.

About You

We are looking for a motivated and focused individual to join our team. As you will be assisting the network and asset managers with the management of the road asset planning process, the ideal candidate will have a strong background in infrastructure asset management and/or maintenance. This will support you to contribute to the development and maintenance of the Regional Network Plan and Asset Link Plans and allow you to monitor their implementation.

Your solid analysis and problem-solving skills will assist you to develop business cases, assess road development applications as well as collect and evaluate road asset data. Proven knowledge of managing databases and the application of data systems for network asset management will be highly regarded.

Our customers are important to us, hence your ability to develop positive, professional relationships will be well-utilised when engaging and negotiating with a range of internal and external stakeholders, within and outside of the region.

Main Roads offer a competitive remuneration, training and development opportunities, including career progression, within an inclusive and culturally diverse workplace. 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.

What we offer

At Main Roads, you can have a challenging, flexible and rewarding career that takes you exactly where you want to go with an organisation who supports a healthy work-life balance to help with what is important to you.

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In addition to our competitive salary and 10.5% superannuation, the following regional initiatives/benefits may be available to new employees:

  • Commuted Overtime Allowance of 9% based on additional 2.5 hours worked per week
  • District Allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Attractive leave entitlements
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Health and Wellbeing focus
  • Subsidised accommodation available
  • Relocation assistance
  • Travel concessions
  • Additional subsidies – gas/electric hot water, telephone subsidy

All specific conditions will be confirmed at the time with the successful applicant.

The road ahead starts with a single step

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 considerable skill, knowledge and experience in the following three (3) essential criteria in no more than three (3) pages.

  1. One or more of road and/or bridge planning, asset management, design, construction or maintenance.
  2. Effective research, analysis and problem solving skills particularly in the preservation and enhancement of road assets.
  3. Building and enhancing stakeholder relationships.

All selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be tested throughout the selection process.
You will be asked to complete several questions - please factor this time in when submitting an application. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Once you are ready, click the ‘apply’ button.

For questions about the role, please contact Pramod Khanal, Asset Manager – Mid West Gascoyne, on (08) 9956 1220.

For any general enquires, contact John Mckelvie on (08) 9323 6173 or email

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace

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.

If you have any support or access needs that may require adjustments to allow you to fully participate in this selection process, please contact John Mckelvie on (08) 9323 6173 or email

Additional Information

All selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be tested throughout the selection process.

You will need to complete a pre-employment medical assessment prior to being appointed to this position.

Subject to business requirements and your suitability for this role, we may consider you for appointment to similar vacancies.

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