Asset Management Officer

Main Roads Western Australia

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Why work with us

We are one of the largest geographically spread road agencies in the world, responsible for more than 18,500 kilometres of road spread over 2.5 million square kilometres.

Our role is to plan, build and maintain Western Australia’s State Road Network valued at just over $46 billion. We work closely with our portfolio partners, Department of Transport and Public Transport Authority as well as local government to support the needs of all road users across the state by providing an integrated world-class road transport network.

Our services are delivered through the dedicated efforts of our employees who are located in ten regional and several metropolitan offices throughout the State.

Our success relies upon recruiting and retaining a diverse range of talented, passionate and dynamic individuals to help us build our State’s future. Whatever stage of your career, we are committed to helping you reach your potential, both professionally and personally, so that in turn we can achieve ours.

About the Role

We are seeking two experienced Asset Management Officers to become part of an outcome-focussed and friendly team within our Metropolitan Region. These positions are based in our Head Office in East Perth however you will be required to travel throughout the Metropolitan Region in undertaking your responsibilities.

These positions provide a key role in 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.

You will need to demonstrate the ability to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders and provide specialist technical advice to our 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.

This position provides the opportunity for you to work in a team environment, undertake research analysis and problem solving as well as contribute to the growth of the Western Australian Road Network.

About You

We are looking for enthusiastic and focused individuals to join our team. As you will be assisting the asset managers with the management of the road asst 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 regions asset management plans and allow you to monitor their implementation.

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

As our organisation is committed to providing the community with excellent customer service and an efficient road network, you will need to demonstrate your ability in building effective working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

If this sounds like you and you would like to work join our vibrant and dynamic team – we would love to hear from you!

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 that supports a healthy work-life balance to help with what is important to you.

In addition to our competitive salary and 11% superannuation, some of the benefits to working with Main Roads include:

  • Attractive leave provisions
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing focus.
  • Inclusive and culturally diverse workplace.

Submitting Your Application

Please submit the following as part of your application:

  1. A comprehensive CV demonstrating relevant skills and abilities within the context of the Job Role Statement.
  1. A statement outlining your considerable skill, knowledge, and experience in the following three (3) criteria in no more than three (3) pages:
  • Road and/or bridge planning, asset management, design, construction and maintenance.
  • Effective research analysis and problem-solving skills particularly in the preservation and enhancement of road assets.
  • Building and enhancing stakeholder relationships.
  1. Evidence of the required licences and qualifications (if applicable) as outlined in the Job Role Statement.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Anthony La Spada on (08) 9323 6234.

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

Once you are ready, click the ‘apply’ button. Allow plenty of time to complete and submit your online application as late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you experience technical issues when submitting your application, please contact RAMS Helpdesk on 1300 733 056 or send an e-mail to

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.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical assessment and a National Police Clearance prior to appointment.

Applicants deemed suitable for but not appointed to this role may also be considered for appointment to “similar vacancies” within Main Roads subject to business requirements.

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

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