Maintenance / Construction Planner

Ngaanyatjarra Council Full Time Permanent 10/09/2021
  • Hands-on role ensuring maintenance and construction activities are well-coordinated and on schedule
  • Learn and grow in a dynamic team, with fantastic ongoing opportunities
  • Attractive base salary of $80,000 – 85,000 PLUS Salary Packaging!

About Ngaanyatjarra Council

Ngaanyatjarra Council Aboriginal Corporation (NCAC) was incorporated in 1981 with the aim of supporting the development of all Ngaanyatjarra people. At the core of this work was assisting the Ngaanyatjarra Communities to be strong and sustainable with reliable essential services, air transport, bookkeeping, agency and road transport, fuel distribution, health services, community services and improved housing.

The Ngaanyatjarra Council represents the interests of around 2000 Ngaanyatjarra, Pintupi and Pitjantjatjara people, living in 12 communities in the Central Desert region of Western Australia.

Today, Ngaanyatjarra Council is one of the largest Indigenous Corporations in Australia and is the major representative body for Ngaanyatjarra people.

About the Opportunity

Ngaanyatjarra Council has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Maintenance/Construction Planner to join their team, based in Perth CBD, WA.

The Maintenance/Construction Planner is responsible for ensuring maintenance activities are well-coordinated, achieved in a timely manner and to budget. This will include, pricing jobs, facilitating work runs, coordinating the maintenance activities on properties, equipment, works programs and supervision of contractors in the provision of these maintenance activities

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitating the planning of prescribed maintenance and construction services and activities, in line with client obligations
  • Assisting with the creation, preparation and approvals of client works including variations and additional works
  • Liaising with lands staff, sub-contractors and clients to produce accurate costings and quoted works to be performed; and
  • Participating in weekly team meetings and debrief meetings

To view the full position description, please click here.

About You

The successful candidate will have a solid knowledge of maintenance and construction activities. You will be an enthusiastic and efficient team player, with the desire for ongoing growth and development. 

Demonstrated experience working within a Facilities/Maintenance department is essential for this role

trade qualification such as Electrical, Plumbing, or Carpentry, though not essential, will be highly regarded. 

This role has a large focus on continuous improvement and the implementation of new strategies, as such your critical thinking and effective problem-solving skills will be key to your success.

The projects you will be supporting are varied across Council, most often will be planned or reactive maintenance, so a good attention to detail and organisational skills will be required. You will also be using job management software so should have a degree of computer literacy.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration base of between $80,000 to $85,000 plus Salary Packaging and Super!

 Make a tangible difference in the lives of Aboriginal people – Apply now.