Airport Facilities Coordinator

Full Time
Listed on 12 February 2024

Who is QAL?

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is an accomplished airport operator which owns and operates Gold Coast, Townsville, Longreach and Mount Isa airports – connecting the Gold Coast and northern NSW, along with regional Queensland, to the rest of the country and beyond. We are an Australian-owned company with a vision to create valuable connections, inspire a sustainable future, and be the first-choice gateway for our regions – and a commitment to delivering for the communities where we operate. QAL is formally recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work – Certified’ organisation – currently the only airport operator in Australia with this certification. QAL is dedicated to a target of net zero Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2030. With strong passenger numbers, terminal upgrades underway – there has never been a better time to join QAL.

What you’ll contribute to:

Townsville Airport is seeking a highly organised Facilities Coordinator join the team on a full time basis! The Airport Facilities Coordinator is responsible for the control and maintenance of airport assets, including identification of requirements for capital works. This role is also responsible for efficiently managing and coordinating internal and external resources to deliver high quality, cost effective repair and maintenance services for the regional airports.

Adrian joined Townsville Airport Pty Ltd (TAPL) and works within the operations team as a Terminal Duty Manager. Adrian shares his unique experience with the company:

“I joined QAL because it presented me with an opportunity to grow within the Aviation scene and work towards a long-term growth goal (Aviation Management). I like that the team is really grounded and takes pride within their work. Everyone’s voice is heard, and the companies culture makes me feel welcomed and embraced. For my role I am required to be at the terminal, however, QAL has still shone through in its flexibility allowing me to organise consistent days off, shift work preference, and a healthy lifestyle outside of work. I contribute to the team an out of the box kind of thinking based around systems and optimisation where I am trying to find new and better ways to do things to better streamline our role. QAL gives me the chance to excel in my job every day and get recognition for good work done. It offers me the opportunity to have a healthy work life balanced and I feel as if I haven’t had to sacrifice or miss out on things despite working shift worker hours.”

How will you make an impact?

We are looking for an individual who is highly organised, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. As this role is responsible for the control and maintenance of airport assets, the ideal candidate will have a background in a trade and/or maintenance, or projects and planning, and preferably have a qualification to support this. Knowledge of the aviation/airport industry is desirable.

Key deliverables/responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain the asset register and maintenance schedules within the Asset Management System.
  • Manage workload given to internal maintenance employees and external maintenance resources.
  • In consultation with Maintenance Operations Manager, allocate and prioritise maintenance tasks to internal maintenance team and/or contractors.
  • Maintain the Airport maintenance structure and maintenance schedules within the      Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Monitor and report on maintenance expenditure against budget, seeking direction for Maintenance Operations Manager if expected to exceed monthly budgets.

What we offer you?

This is an opportunity to be part of a progressive organisation with a great culture and assist in the transformation and growth of the business. Flexible working options are available for all employees. At QAL, we uphold the philosophy that the smooth integration of life and work benefits all. We call it ‘Living Well’.

QAL supports an inclusive approach and values diversity within the workplace. We aim to provide opportunities that allow individuals to reach their full potential regardless of their background, gender, age, work status, religious or cultural identity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be required to adhere to QAL’s Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP, which includes pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Testing and have the ability to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC).

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