Electrical Services Supervisor

Date:  27 May 2024

Rockingham, WA, AU, 6168

Company:  Ventia

The Opportunity 


The most scenic and rewarding role in Perth could be yours!  Work on an island as the Electrical Services Supervisor for Ventia’s Defence Base Services (DBS) team.

We are seeking to engage an experienced Electrical Services Supervisor (preferably with High Voltage experience) to be part of the close-knit facilities maintenance team.


This role is offered on a permanent full-time basis working Monday through to Friday and is based at HMAS Stirling on Garden Island in Rockingham. Whilst this role is based locally, regular travel to other WA defence facilities will be required, within your area of responsibility. You will be primarily responsible for supervising and co-ordinating the electrical trades, including sub-contractors to effectively maintain, repair, replace and ensure the integrity and performance of facilities and equipment, within the Defence contract. 


The incumbent to this role must be eligible to hold and maintain a Defence Security Clearance to the level of Secret.  As a result of this requirement the incumbent must be an Australian Citizen.


We offer

  • When you start this role you will be provided with hands on support by a team that is highly experienced and genuinely focused on your success!
  • Exciting projects that are fast paced- your days will be filled with purpose and opportunities to grow your career and enhance your knowledge base.
  • Salary Range of $115 000 - $120 000 TFR
  • Access to discounts to over 450 retailers with Ventia Employee VenPerks scheme
  • Explore a wide range of learning and development opportunities with our inhouse and external courses 


About the role

Reporting directly to the Infrastructure Services Manager, you have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and are approachable and confident when interacting with staff, contractors, sub-contractors, and key Client stakeholders at all levels of the business.
Naturally a results focused individual who can plan, identify and prioritise problems and issues, generate solutions and work collaboratively to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.  


Main duties

  • Management and coordination of electrical trades, sub-contractors both on and off site to ensure completion of work in accordance with the contract
  • Comply with all relevant company Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental policies and work practices with the intent of preventing or minimising accidental exposures to self, colleagues, visitors and/or the environment and to ensure a safe work practises and risk mitigation
  • Must have solid experience with high voltage works
  • Inspection/validation of the physical work to ensure compliance with set quality and technical standards
  • Signing off of work permits
  • Attend scheduled meetings with Trades, sub-contractors and customer representatives, to monitor progress and address issues that could affect Safety, quality, schedule and cost


Skills and experience

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and motivating in house electrical trades, including contractors and sub-contractors
  • Australian Recognised Trade Certificate (min 5 years’ experience post trade)
  • OHS Card (White/Blue Card)
  • High-Risk Work License – (Forklift, EWP)
  • High Voltage Experience is essential for this role 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of people at different levels both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands, handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast-paced environment
  • Competent in the use of MS Office suite, knowledge of MMS SAP system is advantageous
  • C Class Drivers Licence


About Ventia 

Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate. 



Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


How to apply Position Reference Number: 157145


An internal candidate will not be eligible to apply for an internal vacancy where they are within their current probation period, or their manager has raised and is addressing performance management concerns with the employee (unless another role is at the suggestion of Ventia). 


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