Station Mechanical Supervisor
Annual base salary(while in Australia)
$72,590 pa ($2,783 per fortnight before tax)
In addition whilst working in Antarctica allowances of $54,460 pa are payable.
As the Station Mechanical Supervisor (SMS) you'll manage the Station mechanical section's operations. You're responsible for the operation and mechanical maintenance of power houses, and maintenance of mobile and stationary mechanical plants.
You'll also manage:
- fuel farms and other fuel and lube storage
- the mechanical workshop, mechanical spares and consumable stocks, and
- the training and endorsement of expeditioners to operate vehicles and mechanical plant.
Outside of management and supervisory roles, you'll perform mechanical work and operate equipment as part of the mechanical team. As well as supporting station and field operation, and assisting with science programs when necessary.
You will have a suitable trade qualification (motor mechanic, diesel mechanic, plant mechanic, fitter & turner etc).
The typical employment period for Station Mechanical Supervisors is approximately 15 months.
Recreation Leave - You will accrue recreation leave at the equivalent of 20 days for each full year worked. Please note that recreation leave is not available in Antarctica.
Superannuation - A generous employer superannuation contribution of up to 15.4% will be paid in addition to salary and allowances.
You should read the SMS Job Description, General Information and Personal Qualities details which are available from the links on the right hand side of this page as it contains important information you need to know about employment and related issues.
If you would like to talk to someone about applying, for technical matters please contact Richard Evans (03) 6232 3162, or for general information 1800 030 755.
To apply complete an online Application Form.