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Supervisor, Plant & Equipment

VIC, AU, 3008


Keolis Downer is the proud operator of Yarra Trams, the oldest and largest light rail network in the world. Since 2009, Keolis Downer has significantly invested in Melbourne’s tram network and community.


As the operator of Yarra Trams, we bring our international expertise to Melbourne to ensure we deliver safer, more reliable passenger services and performance, while increasing the value of the tram network for Melburnians and the thousands of visitors to our city every day.


To deliver on these exciting new challenges, Yarra Trams is looking for an experienced Supervisor of Plant and Equipment to Coordinate the contractors who perform maintenance activities for all motor vehicles, plant, and equipment.


What the role entails:

  • Knowledge and management of vehicle, plant & equipment performance, service, and maintenance history
  • Detailed knowledge of plant & equipment maintenance systems, practices, and specifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of:
    • plant and equipment
    • National Heavy Vehicle Law and management of heavy vehicles Service regimes for Plant & Equipment Assets (including compliance and inspection activities)
  • Compliance requirements relevant to high value and high-risk plant and equipment
  • Relevant legislation, regulation, safety standards and codes, Systems, and processes


What you will need for this role:

  • Excellent people and contractor management skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Customer centric approach
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop appropriate service and maintenance schedules for Yarra Trams Plant & Equipment assets with the appropriate contractors
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate a diverse range of plant and equipment maintenance and servicing activities, including the remediation of reactive faults
  • Understanding of vehicle fleet management governance, systems of work and chain of responsibility

Interested? Click on ‘Apply’ to apply for this vacancy. Only completed online application forms will be accepted.

Applications close 4th June

Yarra Trams is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity across our teams. In support of our Diversity & Inclusion Strategy, we encourage candidates with a disability, of all ages and people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.

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