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Mechanical Engineering Superintendent (Station)


Location: Nanango

Job Type: Full time


About the role

The Mechanical Engineering Superintendent leads the Station Mechanical Engineering Team in the provision of engineering support, planning, strategy and project services across the site maintenance and operations teams. The key deliverable of this role is ensuring the integrity and performance of Tarong’s assets are maintained in a competitive energy market.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead a team of professional engineers and technical officers to achieve the required business outcomes.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Tarong Engineering strategic and business plans, to set performance indicators, focusing on areas requiring attention to achieve short and medium term business objectives.
  • Generate and review proposals to ensure they are feasible and that recommendations provide cost effective solutions are in line with life cycle plans and strategies and outcomes meet the customer’s requirement, and RPEQ advice.
  • Develop and maintain Plant Asset Strategies within the mechanical maintenance area and assist with strategies in other areas as required.
  • Demonstrate leadership by actively participating in process team forums by inputting to team discussions and decision-making processes. Represent and support team decisions to others within the station maintaining credibility and integrity.
  • Develop, prepare and manage the teams five-year operational and capital budget with detailed annual plans.

Based at Tarong Power Stations, this is a full-time permanent opportunity reporting to the Asset & Engineering Manager.

About you

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 10 years’ heavy industry experience and 5 years’ Asset or Maintenance Management.

Other skills and experience required include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
  • Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) qualification.
  • Be eligible for Chartered Membership with Engineers Australia (EA).
  • Familiarity with modern maintenance methodologies and their application in a similar environment (steam, boilers, rotating and pressure equipment), which includes life cycle plans and reliability centred maintenance methodologies.
  • Proven ‘Project Management Experience’ in a heavy industry environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in the application of business/financial/commercial principles including risk management practices and processes.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and developing direct reports.

How to apply

To submit your application, please apply online with your CV.

Applications close: 11:55pm, 13 February 2023

As part of the recruitment process, you may be required to undertake pre-employment checks (may include police checks, medical assessment and/or drug and alcohol testing).

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