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Building & Interiors Team Leader

Job no: 498572
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Trades & Services

Campus Management

  • Take up this opportunity to lead a team and manage the University wide general building maintenance programs and minor construction projects
  • Full time ongoing appointment
  • Salary range: Level 8 $94,637 - $103,646 p.a.

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to 'innovate and inspire' there is no better time to join Western Australia's top University.

The team

Campus Management is responsible for planning, designing, developing and managing the University's campus and property portfolio to support teaching, research and campus life. Campus Management delivers a range of University-wide services including strategic planning, property management, facilities operations, major projects and developments, sustainability, landscape, security and transport.  Within the Central Service Delivery Centre the role shares accountability for the operational delivery of Campus Management services and its primary customers are the Central Units and the whole of the University.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will manage General Building Maintenance Programs and supervise building maintenance, furniture and painting programs and minor construction projects. The position will take a leadership role in supervise tradespersons and contractors in determining work allocation, priorities and plans. The position will ensure adequate training, career progression and development of staff.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Extensive current working knowledge and experience in building maintenance practices
  • Sound knowledge and application of the Australian Building Code, Building Regulations, WH&S Requirements.
  • Substantial experience delivering maintenance programs and projects
  • Ability to manage technical, trade and maintenance resources including contractors
  • Experience in developing scope of works, specifications, job quoting, tendering and management of actual job costing skills
  • Valid, current "C" class driver's licence
  • Trade or technical qualifications or equivalent level of experience

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description.

About you

We are in search for a highly organised individual with experience in delivering maintenance programs and projects. The successful applicant will have the ability to work as part of the management team and work to business plans and strategic objectives. The appointee will also be available for 'on call' including occasional weekend work.

Closing date: Friday 23 June 2017

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button. 

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File 316171.pdf

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time