Infrastructure/Facilities Manager - Woomera Job (Woomera, SA, AU, 5035/5720)

  • Broadspectrum
  • Feb 27, 2018

Job Description

Broadspectrum has a long and successful partnership with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and is now expanding due to the renewal and extension of the Base Services contract to manage ADF facilities under the new contract on a national level.

About the Role
Based at the Woomera Defence Precinct, the Infrastructure Services Manager will drive the overall operational management for Estate Upkeep across all managed Defence sites within role scope. This position will optimise maintenance delivery and monitor specific contract KPI’s whilst ensuring the Defence client's capability standards are upheld to a high level.


  • Overview the maintenance plan to ensure that it complements and will not restrict or hinder operational activities occurring on site
  • Provide technical support and advice to Trade Supervisors and Schedulers responsible for delivery areas
  • Managing subcontractors and holding them accountable to performance and financial standards
  • Play a key role in monitoring and maintaining contract KPIs such as response time, costs and backlog in optimising maintenance delivery
  • Undertake the preparation and control of maintenance, overhauls, modification and refurbishment of fixed plant and town facilities
  • Identify and report non-conforming work
  • Identify and suggest changes which could reduce costs, increase productivity or improve quality, safety or environmental aspects of managed maintenance services
  • Analysis of data and identifying trends in reporting to better improve service provision

Required Skills & Experience

  • Substantial operational experience in facilities maintenance, especially in large and diverse organisations
  • High level commercial acumen, with the ability to drive improved financial outcomes whilst concurrently optimising operational results
  • Refined computerised maintenance management experience within SAP or similar CMMS
  • Strong proficiency within the MS Office suite of programs, especially Excel
  • Results focused with the ability to identify and prioritise problems and issues, generate solutions and work collaboratively to achieve a successful outcome
  • Tertiary or post-trade qualifications in an engineering or a maintenance discipline; or
  • Trade background with significant experience managing large infrastructure projects and teams

The Person
This position requires a person with a high level of resilience, adaptability and resourcefulness to deal with the challenges that come with delivering large scale, ongoing maintenance services across an extremely diverse range of Defence Infrastructure throughout South Australia. If you're up for a challenge, are confident and assured in your abilities and are keen put your own stamp on an essential Defence service, then this is the role for you.

Please note that this role is not a FIFO position and will require the successful person to be permanently based in the Woomera township or within a commutable distance such as Roxby Downs. . 


Work in and drive initiative in a supportive and high performing team. A competitive salary and company provided commuter vehicle will be provided.

Please Click “APPLY” to forward your application CV, along with copies of the above trade qualifications as well as proof of Citizenship. You must be an Australian Citizen and be able to obtain an ADF Clearance.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 94674