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Maintenance Manager - Full-time
Darwin, NT
Join an award winning tourism and transport company
Training and development opportunities provided

 SeaLink is looking for bright and energetic individuals who have a strong work ethic and an enthusiastic attitude to join their team.


Do you have a background in the tourism and marine transport industry?

Do you hold a MED 1 or higher qualification?

Are you looking for an exciting new work environment?

We encourage you to apply!


The SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) employs over 1600 people throughout Australia and operates across South Australia, Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, Tasmania and New South Wales, under the leading tourism brands of SeaLink and Captain Cook Cruises.


About You

  • Management and leadership experience
  • Ability to mentor, coach and motivate others
  • Finance and business acumen including budget development and reporting
  • Ability to work with and accept change
  • Rapport and relationship building
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Initiative, systematic reasoning, achiever and self driven
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Achievement and results driven
  • Self motivated
  • Computer literacy
  • Innovation
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Strategic planning and achievement
  • Logistical mind
  • Continuous improvement focus

These key requirements will be complimented by experience and skills in the following areas:

  • Minimum 2 years maintenance planning and budgeting experience
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with marine vessel machinery, especially marine diesel engines
  • Knowledge of CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management Systems)
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of MARPOL and NT Marine Pollution Act
  • Advanced knowledge of diesel fitting and turning
  • Sound knowledge of hydraulic, electrical and air conditioning systems
  • Marine Engineer Driver 1 or above
  • Trade Qualification in Mechanical or Electrical
  • MEX User Certificate
  • Restricted Electrical license
  • Working within confined spaces ticket
  • Forklift ticket
  • White Card
  • Senior First Aid/Advanced Resuscitation
  • Open Driver’s License (essential)

About the role


The Maintenance Manager will report to the Business Manager and is a key leadership position of SeaLink NT.


The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for maintaining the vessels and company assets to the highest standard for a safe and efficient operation.


Maintain the vessel maintenance schedule, troubleshoot and diagnose and rectify engineering issues throughout the fleet. 


Plans, directs, evaluates, oversees, organizes, supervises and coordinates the maintenance of SeaLink NT’s assets, which consists of its fleet of ferries, buildings, grounds and equipment to a high standard to comply with all current legislation.


The Vessel Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for facilitating, developing and implementing short and long term goals and objectives for the maintenance department, maintain annual budgets for the department, coordinate assigned activities with other departments and outside contractors and provides highly accurate administrative reporting to the Business Manager.


If this sounds like your dream job, we encourage you to apply!


We are requesting your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the best person for this position.


Please fill in as much information as you can in track record section of the application and pay close attention to the questions.



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