Manager - Engineering Services

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Department: West Gippsland Health Group
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Baw Baw
Reference: VG/1307937
Closing Date: 01-Dec-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Engineering Manager Nov 17.pdf (PDF, 346KB)

Contact: Tanya Heaney-Voogt
03 56230703

Position Details

Manager - Engineering Services

Full time ongoing position

Managers & Administrative Workers Grade 5 (HS5)


West Gippsland Healthcare Group is seeking the services of an experienced Engineering Manager to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of all Engineering Services across the organisation.


The Manager will be responsible for a range of tasks including:


  • Ensuring the maintenance of all buildings, plant, equipment, utilities and essential services 
  • Ensuring compliance with building codes, fire safety standards, electrical codes and other regulations, legislation and guidance material to ensure a safe environment for staff, patients and visitors
  • Ensuring all plant and equipment achieves optimal performance through performance monitoring and oversight of the groups Energy Performance Contract
  • Ensuring effective asset management practices are in place, overseeing all asset management processes and contributing to the organisations Asset Management Accountability Framework
  • Ensuring Engineering Services staff complete all planned and reactive maintenance tasks efficiently and effectively and that systems are in place to support the monitoring and reporting of these activities
  • Ensuring the provision of a 24/7 on call roster
  • Liaising with capital projects architects and building projects teams


The successful applicant will ideally have experience in engineering services in a Healthcare environment and be eligible for membership with the Institute of Healthcare Engineers Australia (IHEA).


About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks and a National Police History check. This position also requires a valid Working with Children Check. This organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments. The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity employer.


Further details and how to apply

A copy of the position description for this role is available by clicking on the apply now button below. If you have any further queries, they may be directed to Tanya Heaney-Voogt, General Manager – Support Services on 03 5623 0703 or by email Applications should be lodged online, including a covering letter addressing the selection criteria and their resume.

Applications for this position close Friday 1 December 2017.

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