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Maintenance Field Supervisors (SWC)

South Walker Creek (L0013), QLD, AU

We are looking for experienced Maintenance Field Supervisors to join the South Walker Creek team. Reporting to the Snr Maintenance Supervisor, these roles will manage all breakdown work execution on a 7/7 roster.


Key aspects of this role include:

  • Ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate field repairs to ensure a safe and timely return to production after breakdown
  • Coordinate with the workshop supervisor, machine return to workshop should the breakdown require workshop attendance
  • Develop a product issue and resolution register.
  • Review Fleet inventory holdings and continually refine to ensure critical and ongoing inventory is held in the appropriate locations and quantities.
  • Remain abreast of all OEM product updates and bulletins and review for application.
  • Continually monitor excavator performance and target solutions to underperforming machines.
  • Implement product issue solutions where we have issues with factory or OEM support.
  • Co-ordinate all improvements through the Engineering Group.
  • Ensure all relevant back up detail is obtained for warranty purposes.
  • Conduct all business dealings in an open and honest manor. Swire values.
  • Following company purchasing guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance with Mine Safety Management Plan and Statutory Safety requirements.
  • Actively participate in continual improvement activities identifying opportunities and developing action plans for implementation where these are within your authority
  • Incorporate safety standards and behaviours into daily tasks and activities of the teams
  • Conduct regular workplace & machine inspections.
  • Participate in audits


In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that candidates have:

  • Trade qualification with at least 5 years’ experience
  • Supervisory experience preferably in mining operations
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills
  • Current open driver’s licence
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in both a team environment as well as unsupervised.
  • Demonstrated knowledge across a comprehensive range of mining excavator models.


You will be committed to safety in the workplace and be committed to 100% Chain of Responsibility compliance. We’re proud of our ‘Zero Harm’ initiative and provide extensive on the job training to ensure you get home safely at the end of every day.