Mechanical Supervisor

  • Full Time
  • Geelong

Barwon Asset Solutions

Barwon Asset Solutions (BAS) have an exiting opportunity – they are looking for an enthusiastic leader to lead their trades team, a leader committed to safety who also has a strong technical aptitude for high quality mechanical work.



BAS is a 100% locally-based maintenance services company, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Barwon Water.

Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year, BAS provides high quality, smart, asset maintenance and project management services to Barwon Water, its customers and the community. Additionally, as a commercial business BAS provides services to a range of external organisations and agencies.

They care about where they live and work, and are always looking for like-minded people to join their team.

They acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which they live and work, and are committed to building strong, meaningful partnerships with local indigenous communities. BAS celebrate diversity, and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for their career opportunities.



The Mechanical Supervisor (Trades) position is responsible for co-ordinating trade qualified work teams to deliver all required trade activities.

The positions have a number of overarching functions including; day-to-day operational support, providing SQE leadership on site, job planning, toolboxes, and people leadership.

You will be fulfilling the customer’s needs by leading mechanical work activities on a number of different assets, including water, recycled water, sewer treatment plants, pump stations and other assets for numerous clients and customers throughout the region.

You’ll work as part of our projects and maintenance team that is dedicated to providing quality customer outcomes.



You will be an integral part of the operations team and will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the mechanical workshop.

You’re safety focused, motivated, and able to work according to operating procedures whilst proactively identifying problems and developing innovative solutions, with a real drive for continuous improvement.

You take pride in your work and have a positive attitude toward resolving technical problems.

You embrace change and are willing to learn about new equipment and technologies and grow with the organisation. You have the ability to emerge in field maintenance services.

You are inclusive and want to be part of an agile team, committed to building strong relationships and contributing to the overall team goals.



  • Proven experience at a supervisory level in a similar environment.
  • Relevant trade understanding and qualifications e.g. Certificate III in Engineering or relevant
  • Commitment to leading workplace health and safety and constructive team dynamics
  • Collaborative team member who works extremely well in team environments and also able to work autonomously.



We value your professional growth. We embrace diversity. We value fairness and equal opportunity.

We’re flexible and know the importance of work/life balance. If you’re a parent or caregiver, studying or have other needs, we can support you with flexible work hours and leave options.

Some of our exciting opportunities and benefits include:

  • rewarding personal development
  • an award-winning health, mental health, and wellbeing program
  • flexible leave and ‘purchased leave’ arrangements
  • access to pro-rata long service leave, including carry-over arrangements from the Victorian public sector
  • 24-hour employee assistance program
  • and much more.



Does this opportunity sound like it might be a good fit for you?

If you have enquiries, please contact Simon Gillard, Electrical and Mechanical Coordinator, on 04 0956 2330.

Application period has been extended – closes Sunday, 17 January 2021 at 12 midnight.


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