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Supervisor - Maintenance

Job Responsibilities

Health, Safety and Risk

  • Ensure compliance with Company-wide and group related strategy, policies, procedures, values and guidelines
  • Ensure that the Mining Act and Regulations are adhered to at all times
  • Ensure plant that has faulty critical components is not operated until faults are rectified


  • Maintain Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Maintain, service, and repair plant and equipment
  • Ensure that all servicing and repairs are carried out to a high standard and in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that plant and equipment is serviceable and available to meet the agreed production plan
  • Coordinate all plant maintenance, servicing and repair activities to optimise the operation of the project fleet
  • Support the Maintenance Superintendent in analysing plant delays, equipment failures and safety issues by investigation, problem solving and the formulation of maintenance plans
  • Ensuring that tooling, parts and technical issues are dealt with promptly so it doesn’t delay the maintenance activities
  • Ensures quality daily time and service reports and cross over reports and field to shop transfers
  • Liaise with breakdown coordinator to facilitate daily damage and breakdown/downtime reports
  • Ensure plant and equipment is maintained and operated in a manner to prevent damage and abuse


  • Monitor maintenance activities, identifying non-conformance to KPI and applying corrective actions to rectify
  • Ensure there is an understanding of and work within the project budget and forecast
  • Ensure consumable items are allocated and monitored
  • Provide oversight and correction to crew of maintenance efficiencies
  • Comply 100% to the supply chain process

People Management

  • Supervise maintenance personnel and subcontractors during the shift
  • Undertake informal individual feedback reviews with direct reports on each roster
  • Ensure disciplinary situations are managed in line with the Macmahon’s relevant policies and in consultation with HR
  • Ensure technicians and apprentices are aware of which bays/jobs they own for the day or shift and what, if any, critical issues are
  • Manage and determine manpower availability, allocate resources as required and assign additional resources if required
  • Provide insight and guidance by assigning work priorities to technicians where applicable by overseeing jobs for work quality and productivity

Team Contribution

  • Oversee problem solving investigations with teams and ensure adequate counter measures are being implemented
  • Identify and implement improvement opportunities leading to safer workplaces, increased productivity and increased efficiencies