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Senior Co-ordinator, Automation & Energy Management

Bundoora, Australia
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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  • Full-time, continuing positon
  • Based at La Trobe University’s Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • Generous package, including 17% Superannuation and a range of employee benefits

About the position

The Senior Co-ordinator, Automation & Energy Management coordinates the delivery of facilities maintenance and operations services associated with buildings, facilities and grounds operations to effectively support the achievement of University goals.

This position has specific oversight of:

  • Building automation controls management associated with electrical, hydraulic, building fabric, lifts, fire and life safety, mechanical plant, and other systems.
  • Energy management involves monitoring, controlling, and optimising energy use to enhance efficiency, comfort, and sustainability through technologies like sensors, data, and analytics.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have

  • A degree with substantial extension of the theories and principles, learned through experience; or a range of management experience; or postgraduate qualifications, or progress towards postgraduate qualifications with extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • An ability to apply theoretical knowledge or management or policy expertise to bring together diverse and sometimes conflicting information to solve new or one off problems.
  • An ability to develop innovative methodologies or take a leading role in the application of proven techniques involving considerable theoretical and technical sophistication.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stakeholders to achieve stated outcomes.
  • Demonstrated high level of self-motivation and personal management skills.
  • Experience developing innovative solutions and contributing to strategic planning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate, motivate, influence and build relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate contractors and develop collaborative teams to deliver programs of work.
  • Experience in reporting on contracted operational services including key performance indicators.
  • Facilities knowledge in hard and soft services e.g. mechanical plant services, automation control systems, building fabric, cleaning and landscaping.
  • A current Victorian drivers licence (car).

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

Welcome to Bundoora campus – Please click on the video link below:


  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm, Sunday 16th June 2024

Position Enquiries: Sam Wishart – Director, Facilities Assets and Services E.

Recruitment Enquiries: Jacqueline Lava - Talent Acquisiton Consultant E.

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Senior Co-ordinator, Automation and Energy Management.pdf

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants 

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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