Facilities Manager - Village Site - FIFO

Date:  20 Nov 2023

Pilbara, WA, AU, 6760

Company:  Ventia

EOI Facilities Maintenance Manager 

The Company  
Ventia Living Services team are currently seeking Expressions of Interest for the role of Facilities Maintenance Manager.  


This is a FIFO role on an 8/6 roster in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Point of Hire is Perth.  

•    Competitive Salary and career development opportunities
•    Collaborative Team environment where you are valued for your efforts 
•    Fantastic discounts available using the VenPerks employee benefits programme 
The Role 
Ventia has been engaged to provide hard and soft facilities management services including village catering services, facilities management, accommodation and aerodrome facility at the village mine site located in the Pilbara region.  
Reporting into the Village Manager, you will play a key role in the management and delivery of property management services across the village within the contract scope. This will include managing client relationships, driving team performance and ensuring that our service delivery in line with relevant compliance standards. 


Key responsibilities will include:   

  • Develop and implement comprehensive maintenance programs for all facilities within the mine site village, including accommodation units, dining areas, recreational facilities, and administrative buildings
  • Manage a team of maintenance staff, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure high-quality workmanship and adherence to safety standards
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify maintenance needs, prioritize repairs, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate with external contractors and suppliers for specialized maintenance and repair services
  • Monitor and manage the budget for facility maintenance, ensuring cost-effective solutions without compromising quality or safety
  • Planning and coordinating all installations relating to building structures to determine the need for repairs / renovations
  • Managing the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet the health and safety standards
  • Work across the villages and mining schedules to ensure overflow accommodation is identified, rates negotiated, maintained and utilised as needed with limited disruption to services 
  • Facilitate the development and application of Village Guidelines including the development of reporting and escalation processes 
  • Prepare and deliver reports and statistics as required under the Contract and Ventia requirements  


About you 
The successful candidate will have excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels. 

  • Proven experience as a Facilities and Maintenance Manager, preferably in a mine site or remote village setting
  • Trade qualification in Certificate III Electrotechnology is essential
  • Experience with carpentry works is highly desirable 
  • Sound knowledge of building systems, equipment, and maintenance practices
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum 5 Years experience working in a similar field 
  • High level of computer literacy and reporting 

All applicants must be willing to undergo and successfully complete:

  • A police check that is less than 6 months old
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment full-functional medical including drug and alcohol testing
  • Provide proof of your right to live and work in Australia

One of Australasia's largest dedicated infrastructure service providers, Ventia, is a dynamic organisation with a rich history. Our clients are the owners and operators of major infrastructure that is critical to our communities. No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it. Making infrastructure work for our communities is at the heart of who we are and it's what unites and excites us.
About the Company
Ventia’s facilities management solutions enables our clients across a broad range of sectors to focus on their core business. We provide facility management services including building and open space maintenance, operations, asset management, project management and delivery services.
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.
If you have the above skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.
If you are interested in this role and meet the above requirements, please feel free to email your resume directly to Helena.dempsey@skoutsolutions.com 
Position Reference Number: 156195

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