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Client Facility Coordinator (Refrigeration Mechanic)

Apply now Job No:508765
Area:Office of Chief Operating Officer
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 06 ($77,400.25 - $83,267.08)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia

Property & Facilities

The Property & Facilities Division (P&F) is responsible for delivering comprehensive facilities operations to the University community by using integrated systems and services to support the University's teaching and learning, research endeavours and strategic objectives. To achieve this, and to further improve the environment in which members of the University community study, work and live, P&F provide a range of services of Campus Operations, Infrastructure and Sustainability, Planning and Property and Project Delivery. 

Campus Operations is responsible for operations in the areas of Grounds, Maintenance, Security, Fire Services, Transport Systems, Cleaning, the Gatton Printery, Fleet Services, Furniture, Mail, Store, Asset Performance and Services and Compliance.  

Further information about the Property and Facilities Division may be accessed on the Division’s web site at  

About This Opportunity

We are seeking an enthusiastic Client Facility Coordinator to join the Client Facilities team based across a range of facilities within the Precinct Area.

This is a varied and hands on trade based role, taking on preventative and corrective maintenance services across the range of facilities in campus. The role is responsible for coordinating the end to end delivery of maintenance services and implementing maintenance projects and initiatives aligned to client needs and the broader University and Property and Facilities strategy. The role ensures all maintenance work carried out is in compliance with relevant policies and / or external legislative and regulatory controls.

For a full list of duties, please refer to the attached Position Description.

Our Ideal Candidate

You should have knowledge and technical experience in the provision of building maintenance services, combined with sound knowledge of mechanical, electrical or plumbing services in large, complex building portfolios (including technical, scientific or laboratory facilities).

It is essential that applicants have the following:

  • Completion of a building related Degree with subsequent relevant experience; or
  • Extensive experience and specialist expertise or broad knowledge in technical or administrative fields; or an equivalent combination of relevant trade qualifications, experience and/or education/training.
  • Refrigerant Handling License.
  • Restricted Electrical License
  • Trade Qualified Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Sound knowledge of mechanical, electrical or plumbing services in large, complex buildings
  • Current QLD Drivers Licence (Manual)
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Adaptable to changes in work priorities.

Non-essential desirable qualities:

  • Dual trade refrigeration electrician.
  • Experience with Chilled water systems
  • Experience with Large Chillers

You will be a motivated individual with great interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate with students, staff, and contractors of all different levels.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 6.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $77,400 - $83,267 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 508765_Client Facility Coordinator_PD.pdf


If you have enquiries relating to this position please contact Jeremy Moynihan, Client Facility Manager, Property and Facilities via    

If you have enquiries relating to the Recruitment Process, please contact

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Statement addressing the selection criteria 
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.


Closing date: 2nd Jan at 11pm

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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