Lead Maintenance & Reliability Consultant

Requisition ID
Work Location
Additional Work Locations
Department / Discipline
Operations & Maintenance
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Lead Maintenance & Reliability Consultant to join our Operational Management Solutions (OMS) team. We require different disciplines to compliment the team including Mechanical, Instrument or Electrical Engineering or Maintenance Trades. Ideally you would be based in Perth, however you may also be based in Melbourne or Brisbane Wood offices. 


In this role you will report to the Team Lead, working primarily on project work packages and campaigns that will draw on your interpersonal and collaboration skills to deliver the described scope.  


Responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Standardise maintenance and reliability approach across projects
  • Align and implement maintenance and reliability techniques to improve asset performance
  • Working with clients to identifying opportunities for improvement in maintenance efficiency, reliability & performance
  • Optimise maintenance plans by package / system / delivery in support of production objectives
  • Prepare and facilitate maintenance and reliability workshops, and Root Cause Analysis sessions, with various stakeholders
  • Critically analyse assets to determine sparing requirements and inventory optimisation
  • Optimise warehouse strategies to realise value for the stakeholders
  • Leverage large-scale data analytics and machine learning tools to provide additional value and efficiency in the delivery of the above maintenance and inventory optimisation
  • Lead small teams in delivery of specific client studies and projects aligned with the above

Please note that we are only able to accept applications from candidates who hold the right to work in Australia without restrictions. 

Skills / Qualifications

It takes a diverse range of people to achieve the level of impact Wood has on the global energy sector. As a member of the team, you will need to have and demonstrate: 

  • Strong background and experience in maintenance and reliability, either Degree in Mechanical, Electrical / Instrumentation / similar engineering or technical trades qualifications
  • 10+ years’ experience in maintenance and/or reliability engineering
  • Understand and articulate asset management and strategic asset management plans
  • Understand and articulate relationships to Safety Cases and Performance Standards
  • Recent relevant experience in techniques utilising FMEA, RCM, ECA, PMO, Spares and Inventory optimisation
  • Diligent and dependable with a professional demeanour
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and prior experience in working collaboratively with client organisations on secondment
  • Operational maintenance experience working in either Oil & Gas, Mining, Manufacturing, Infrastructure sectors is highly desired
  • Demonstrated safety focus, appreciation for Control of Work protocols, understanding of isolation requirements and field execution of maintenance
  • Strong written communication skills for technical presenting and report writing
  • Asset Management qualifications would be looked on favourably

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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