Monash University

Monash University

Asset Planning Engineer


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Asset Planning Engineer

Job No.: 657852

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $131,473 - $139,551 pa HEW Level 09 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Exciting opportunity to work with and design innovative engineering solutions
  • Hybrid and flexible work arrangements available
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

    Learn more about Monash.

    Buildings and Property Division are the stewards of our beautiful campuses. We contribute to Monash's global reputation as a leader in research and teaching by providing world class, award-winning buildings, innovative teaching spaces, quality facilities and stunning grounds. We support the University's day to day operations by delivering a wide range of services such as facilities management, maintenance, security, traffic, parking, cleaning, waste, mail, courier, pool vehicle hire and shuttle bus services.

    At Buildings and Property our customers always come first and we focus on customer knowledge and experience, innovation and exploration, and partnering and collaboration.

    The Opportunity

    The Asset Planning Engineer (Mechanical) is responsible for providing strategic and tactical asset management planning in the areas of HVAC, BMS, Hydraulics and Vertical Transport, which ensures the effective development and sustainable operation of building and site services that meet the current and future needs of the University.

    Reporting to the Senior Manager Engineering under broad direction, this position will also establish and maintain design and development controls that maximise the quality and environmental performance of newly constructed or refurbished building and site services.

    We are on an ambitious journey of full campus electrification, the removal of gas infrastructure and Net Zero commitments. You will be instrumental in overseeing strategic design that compliments these sustainability requirements, including the chance to work with and design innovative engineering solutions.

    As the successful candidate you will:

  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to contribute to strategic planning and the development of the University's built environment to meet corporate business objectives and aspirations
  • Lead and manage the delivery and implementation of building and site services planning by taking an optimum customer centric approach
  • Provide expert advice on the management and advancement of quality assurance and controls of building and site service records and design standards to ensure that campus development, infrastructure rejuvenation and servicing deliver on corporate business and sustainable asset management objectives
  • Direct and deliver significant infrastructure planning projects including development of project feasibilities, design review and value management undertakings and exercising strong budget management objectives of the University
  • About You

    As the successful candidate, you will hold a relevant qualification with extensive relevant experience in the development and implementation of asset management of mechanical services. You will be experienced in leading and evaluating initiatives aligned to best practice, as well as leading the systematic measurement and improvement of customer centric work processes and practices to support excellence in customer experience.

    If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

    This role is based predominantly on our Clayton campus, however travel to other campuses of the University may be required.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

    Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities –#ChangeIt with us.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

    For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


    Dale Gartshore, Senior Manager Engineering, [email protected], +61 461 448 038

    Position Description

    Asset Planning Engineer

    Closing Date

    Monday 4 December 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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    Asset Planning Engineer


    Monash University




    November 20, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 04, 2023

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    About the employer

    Monash University 

    Monash University Is the largest university in Australia, ranked in the world's top 100 and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight.  We're named after Sir John Monash, and fuelled by his desire for our students to leave here with a greater sense of purpose, and the skills and confidence to create positive change. 

    In under 60 years, we've grown from a single campus into an education and research powerhouse with a presence on four continents, committed to the challenges of the age.

    Our work is making an impact all over the world, from bringing clean water to villages in Africa to creating new life-saving medicines.

    An international experience

    With four Australian campuses, one in Malaysia and over 100 international partners, we're making a difference on a global scale.  You'll have access to more research collaborations, more global partnerships, and a greater choice of overseas opportunities.  

    All Monash courses have an international focus, whether you take subjects on global issues, participate in study abroad programs, or learn alongside students from diverse cultures.  Monash prepares you for the global workforce - you can start your degree in Australia, and continue your studies in Italy, Malaysia, India, China, or any of our 100 partner institutions worldwide.

    A recognised world leader in research

    We're active in over 150 fields of research across our 10 faculties, in areas as diverse as additive manufacturing, drug development, domestic violence and sustainable design. Many ideas developed at Monash - such as a new Malaria vaccine and 3D-printed engines - have been commercialised and are making a difference to the world we live in.

    Partnerships in industry and government

    Home to various precincts of innovation, we foster collaboration across traditional and unexpected disciplines.  We build teams and form links, we bring together diverse minds - researchers, companies, businesses and technology - creating knowledge hubs of the future.

    Plenty of options

    Our large range of courses allows you to match your studies with your ambitions.  Monash University offers one of the largest range of degrees in Australia, including over 140 innovative double degree options, bachelor, master and PhD degrees.


    We believe everyone should have the opportunity to make their mark on the world, which is why we offer over 200 different types of scholarships  for new and current students. They take care of everything from course fees to travel and accommodation. Our scholarships aren’t just reserved for those with the best academic track record – we provide support for disadvantaged students as well.

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