Facilities Maintenance Lead


The Opportunity

Facilities Maintenance Lead wanted! Opportunity to join an iconic organisation, leading the Telethon Kids Institute maintenance portfolio of plant and equipment to ensure optimal performance.

Reporting to our Facilities Manager, and conveniently located at Perth Children’s Hospital, this is an exceptional opportunity to be an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting the Institute’s facilities to ensure they are sustainable and conducive to excellent research. In this role, you will contribute to the effective and efficient running of the Institute by assessing and coordinating building plant and equipment maintenance, repairs and upgrades.

What will you do?

As the Facilities Maintenance Lead, you will take responsibility for the safety and daily operations of the Facilities Maintenance portfolio including:

  • Coordinate and oversee programmed and non-programmed building maintenance, including carrying out adhoc repairs, upgrades and associated reporting
  • Coordinate and oversee contractors to ensure contractual obligations and safety, health and environment requirements are being delivered
  • Perform regular inspections of facilities to ensure preventative and ongoing maintenance schedules are being performed
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Management of maintenance data in the Asset Management System
  • Maintenance work may be carried out at other Telethon Kids locations

The opportunity is a full time, 3-year contract and will include some out of normal business hours’ work to respond to building support needs.

What can you bring to the team?

Your success in this role, will be founded on a relevant tertiary certificate or qualified trade combined with your significant operational experience in a similar role. Reflecting on your experience in facilities management and your ability to work independently and as part of a team, you will be able to demonstrate your:

  • Working knowledge of general building related plant and equipment maintenance, services and systems
  • Understanding of workplace health and safety and environmental legislative requirements
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to adapt to a changing work environment, systems and processes
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work accurately under time pressure
  • Proven strong stakeholder engagement skills, including excellent customer service skills
  • Outstanding communication skills combined with high level computer skills
  • Class C driver’s licence
  • Handy person skills
  • Physical fitness and capability which will allow manual work

What we offer

Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfil their potential. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills; we embrace all employee differences and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Salary Packaging of up to $15, 899
  • An opportunity to be part of a long-standing iconic organisation.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Generous staff benefits including flexible working conditions, paid parental leave, social activities and a health and wellbeing program

How to Apply

If you are passionate about what you do and motivated to succeed, please apply through our career portal with your CV and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) addressing the essential criteria outlined in the job description.

Applications will only be accepted through out career portal. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with our online portal, please direct your query to recruitment@telethonkids.org.au.


Contact Name: Tihan Radanovich

Contact Email: Tihan.Radanovich@telethonkids.org.au

Closing Date: 19/11/2020