Plant Manager

Plant Manager

Melbourne VIC
Freyssinet has a position available for an experienced Workshop Mechanical Fitter / Plant Manager for our Elevated Road project in Footscray. This position offers an exciting balance between warehouse management and site maintenance. The primary role of a Mechanical Fitter is to provide preventive maintenance, repairs and diagnostics on our various equipment for Post Tensioning (hydraulic jacks, pumps, strand pushers, grout mixer and pumps...) as well as the Launching Gantry (1200tons crane for segment erection) various specialized engineering equipment for large civil projects whilst also maintaining the warehouse logistics, stock control (spare parts, materials for site teams) and general purchasing.

The list of duties:

  • Preparing orders, following up with suppliers, Taking Receipt and recording of incoming orders/dockets
  • Communicate actively with Site and Client Store teams
  • Storage of items, maintenance of stock levels for consumables
  • Operate within OH&S guidelines
  • Liaising with Project Managers, Site Supervisors and Supply staff
  • Packaging and issuing of equipment for project requirements
  • Maintain Workbench inventory levels
  • Carry out preventive  maintenance/calibration on civil engineering equipment
  • Ensuring daily/weekly/monthly checks of the Launching Gantry are done and kept in order
  • Perform all repairs both mechanical and electrical or alternatively arrange for it to be repaired.

Skills needed for this position:

  • 5-10 years’ experience in similar work repairing equipment and fault finding in mechanical circuits. 
  • Experience in a similar role in a warehouse environment
  • Source parts, consumables and project specific inventory
  • Understand workings of tools and ability to source correct tools for projects.
  • Experience in the mining industry (desirable)
  • Mechanical fitting and turning experience
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word and Excel)

Qualifications/ Tickets:

  • Forklift  or CN license
  • Current driver’s license
  • Mechanical Fitter qualification (or 5 + years’ experience)



Freyssinet Australia Pty Ltd is a multifaceted specialist contractor providing innovative solutions for structure remediation, post-tensioning and specialist civil engineering and a member of the Soletanche Freyssinet and Vinci Groups present in 100 countries around the world. The Freyssinet name is synonymous with post-tensioning, but we also offer diverse and significant work opportunities in the fields of bridge construction methods, bridge products, heavy lifting, structure strengthening/monitoring and renewables.