Operations & Maintenance Planning Engineer

Position: Operations & Maintenance Planning Engineer
Location: Newstead
Contract Type: Temporary until April 2025, with potential for extension
Pay Rate: $60 – $70/hr + super
Duration: Monday to Friday, 38 hours per week

Maxima’s Recruitment Services is currently seeking highly motivated individuals for the position of Operations & Maintenance Planning Engineer with our Government client.

As an Operations & Maintenance Planning Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation and maintenance of water and wastewater networks. Your responsibilities will include analysing data, addressing technical challenges, and driving process enhancements to optimize network performance and customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate maintenance activities to minimize service disruptions.
  • Analyse data to forecast potential issues and implement preventive measures.
  • Troubleshoot technical challenges and propose engineering solutions.
  • Drive process improvements to enhance efficiency and safety.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize network performance.
  • Conduct quality inspections and ensure compliance with standards.
  • Stay updated with industry best practices and contribute to technological advancements.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a recognized institution.
  2. 3 to 6 years of experience in operational engineering, preferably in water and sewerage programs.
  3. Proven expertise in data analysis and experience with operational automation within OT systems.
  4. Strong technical skills in engineering design, development, and implementation.
  5. Ability to effectively communicate technical information to diverse stakeholders.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

Benefits of joining Maxima’s temporary recruitment services:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Access to subsidized health checks and flu shots.
  • Employment Assistance Program for personal and professional support.
  • Ongoing monitoring and support to ensure job satisfaction and performance excellence.

If you possess the skills, experience and  this opportunity aligns with your career aspirations, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

At Maxima we are committed to supporting positively diverse and including workforces which value all backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage applications from First Nations Peoples, people from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, people of all gender identities and people living with a disability.

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