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  • 10/02/2024

Condition Monitoring Technical Lead (Newcastle, NSW, AU)

About the role

Reporting to the Asset Reliability Improvement Manager, you will work closely with the Manufacturing Business units’ Condition Monitoring Technicians and their departments to ensure that equipment is monitored and maintained to a high standard, minimising downtime, and maximising productivity. This role has no direct reports.


Preference for role to be based in Rooty Hill with travel requirements to sites at Laverton & Newcastle, but negotiable.

Responsibilities are:

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership, support and coaching to Business Units in the implementation of condition monitoring and lubrication programs across InfraBuild.

  • Develop and maintain condition monitoring and lubrication technologies, processes, and procedures, including a technology roadmap for CM technologies

  • Assist with RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance) and FMECA (Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis)

  • Identify opportunities to improve plant reliability, availability, and performance, as well as lubrication consumption and control cost

  • Drive the transition of the current OneCare asset health reporting system, to a more modern, integrated asset health reporting system.

  • Demonstrate Safety Leadership and uphold safety standards by holding self and others accountable for outcomes, adherence to all Company Policies, Procedures and Practices

About your experience

You are experienced in leading and collaborating with people, are passionate about training, coaching, and mentoring to influence behaviors & actions to achieve business outcomes. Your relationship management with both peers and stakeholders, reflects your excellent communication and influencing skills.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum 7-10 Years condition monitoring experience with a strong focus on Vibration analysis, experience within Heavy Industry/mining, Manufacturing or similar is preferred.

  • Working experience with handheld vibration analysers or similar systems

  • Mechanical Trade qualification and/or reliability engineering background

  • Strong analytical and technical skills with high level report writing skills and computer literacy

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex maintenance problems and a sound understanding of mechanical processes

  • Willingness to work outside of office hours & to respond to After Hour call ins (including weekends) as dictated by emergent activities

  • Ability to prioritise your time across multiple projects and changing priorities, whilst providing high quality work.

  • A process driven approach to decision making, problem-solving, along with Strong analytical, planning and organizing skills

  • Systems experience in SAP, Data analysis and Excel


  • C Class Drivers License

  • VCAT2, with a preference for VCAT3 certification

  • Level 1 Thermography

  • NDT Certification (DPI, MPI & UT)

  • MLA/MLT Certification (ICML), minimum Level 1

  • Working experience with SKF Vibration analysis and Condition Monitoring tools and systems

About our team

InfraBuild’s Steel Manufacturing business unit operates world-class state-of-the-art Steelmaking facilities in Sydney, Newcastle & Melbourne. Operating two electric arc furnaces and four rod and bar rolling mills we use local materials to produce high quality steel products. We supply a range of products to steel distributors nationally, whilst building on our proud traditions of technical excellence and team safety.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.


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