Supervisor Fabrication

Date: 01-Jun-2021

Location: Workshop Henderson, WA, AU

Company: Civmec

About the Company


Civmec is an integrated multi-disciplinary heavy engineering and construction provider to the metals and minerals, oil and gas, infrastructure, as well as marine and defence markets. Our diversification enables us to operate extensively across the nation.

The Opportunity



Civmec offer a new opportunity to an expereinced Fabrication Supervisor to join our OPV Shipbuilding team, based in Henderson WA. This is a fulltime position and forms part of our project team building Australia's marine defence capability.


Be part of building the next generation of Australia’s marine defence capability.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Managing and supervising a fabrication team, including performance management, safety management, workflow management, task execution and leadership.
  • Assist and oversee the planning and organisation of OPV consolidation in the Assembly and Sustainment Hall.
  • Develop and review documentation necessary to facilitate work carried out
  • Prepare personnel rosters and timesheets
  • Conduct weekly toolbox meetings
  • Liaise with client representatives/Project Engineers regarding technical queries, inspections, project scheduling and coordinating deliveries
  • Conduct regular inspections on ship building and materials to ensure that works are carried out according to client specifications
  • Understand and implement quality control techniques
  • Provide accurate daily, weekly and monthly reports as directed
  • Formulate safe methods of work in consultation with the HSE Advisor and workforce personnel.
  • Participate in the risk assessments where required.
  • Identify, assess and control workplace hazard. Hazards may be reported through hazard report cards, JHA’s, workplace inspections, incident investigations or audits.
  • Investigate reported hazards and incidents in the area under his/her responsibility and seek further assistance from the HSE Advisor.
  • Conduct or participate in daily Pre-Starts and Tool box meetings.

About You


  • Recognised Australian Trade Qualification (Boiler making, Metal Fabrication or Plate worker)
  • Prior experience in ship building/fabrication works in a largescale workshop environment 
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role
  • Proficient in use of MS Office suite
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • White Card/Blue Card


Successful Applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearances as required by Department of Defence. This will include a national police clearance.


Civmec + You


 At Civmec, we offer an inclusive workplace with a ‘Never Assume’ culture,   supported by our experienced management team. Our Reward and Recognition program acknowledges our employees’ achievements and contributions to Civmec’ s success. Staff employment benefits  include accident and sickness insurance, access to novated leasing, and other offers from our corporate partners such as health insurance, discounted white goods and holiday travel discounts.

How to Apply


If you feel this role is for you, please click the “Apply” link to start your application. We look forward to hearing from you and starting the pathway to your career with Civmec.

Civmec is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
We respectfully request no agency submissions

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