Workshop Manager

Last updated 2 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

About Select

Select Plant Hire is one of the largest Specialist Plant Hire service providers in Australia, playing an integral role in the delivery of a wide variety of innovative, high-quality construction projects as part of the Laing O'Rourke Group.

Our primary driver is to guarantee the provision of the highest quality plant and associated services to Laing O'Rourke construction projects and the wider market. Select Plant Hire provides a full service offering through it six major plant categories of Rail, Cranes, General Plant, Heavy / Civil Plant, Fleet and Site Solutions (Buildings and Accommodation).

As Laing O'Rourke has grown into a $6 billion engineering enterprise dedicated to challenging and changing the face of construction worldwide, Select Plant Hire has mirrored the growth of the parent company, servicing a larger portfolio of projects, both in numbers and complexity.

Select Plant Hire is the only total solutions provider within the plant industry and continues to grow and maintain one of the broadest plant ranges and capabilities within its global markets.

About the role

We are currently recruiting for a Workshop Manager to join the Select Plant Hire Team, in our Laverton Depot.

Key responsibilities

You will be responsible for the Depot P&L’s, staff, infrastructure and assets as well the servicing of all customer needs in the area. The role encompasses the continuous upgrading of the fleet to meet customer demands and grow the business as well as the ongoing development of the associated maintenance procedures in order to maximise asset availability.

About you

You will be self-motivated and have a ‘can do’ attitude with prior experience in a similar role, preferably within a construction and engineering business. You will also have the ability to demonstrate adequate time management skills and be able to work under pressure in a high volume working environment. Demonstrated history in depot stock control management is highly desirable.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.