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Fiji Ports Fiji Ports

Supervisor Electrical v (2.00) [Suva]

Job Description

The Fiji Ports Corporation PTE Limited (FPCL) is a major player in the maritime transporting industries and the operator of commercial port facilities in Fiji.

This role is responsible for the supervision and coordination of all electrical projects, maintenance works and electrical compliance requirements of FPCL port facilities and other infrastructure. The role reports to the Senior Maintenance Engineer.


Organisational Stakeholders
1. Inspections, repair and maintenance of electrical works and projects coordinated and conducted in a timely and efficient manner:
  • Direct electrical maintenance and upgrade activities for wharves, tenanted properties, buildings and roads of the port facilities planned and executed. 
  • Attendance to all electrical breakdowns ensured.
  • Electrical works conducted in accordance to regulatory and company standards.
  • All equipment is safe and in optimal working order through routine electrical maintenance and services      
    • Generators, incinerators, sewer pumps, all facility lights, switchboards and other related equipment.
  • Regular inspections conducted on  facilities and electrical works with timely and accurate reporting and ensure all FPCL facilities are free of electrical hazards.
  • Tests and servicing conducted efficiently.   
  • Monitoring and control of the organization’s energy usage and upgrading of outdated electrical infrastructures to meet modern standards and improve efficiencies.                  
  • Oversee electrical team and electrical contractors, issue electrical permits work permits and assist with commissioning, monitoring works and ensure successful completion of works.
  • Ensure safe working practices and electrical safety rules are followed by electricians on site.
  • Schedules for inspection and preventative maintenance prepared efficiently.
  • Maintenance work plans prepared effectively.
  • Preparation of detailed project plans, Terms of Reference and Tender documents, technical evaluations for electrical projects.
  • All projects and maintenance works updates provided effectively to the Senior Maintenance Engineer.




2. Budgets and paperwork for repair, maintenance and upgrades prepared and submitted in a timely and effective manner:
  • Preparation of detailed yearly electrical maintenance and capital upgrade budgets (OPEX and CAPEX).
  • Electrical budgets OPEX and CAPEX controlled and managed effectively.                              
  • Purchase requisitions, invoicing and payments administered in liaison with the Finance Department and other relevant departments as necessary with regards to the above.               
    • Invoices received from suppliers reconciled against given company order. 
  • Documents relating to Repair and Maintenance and project works and Engineering Staff completed as required
3. Supervisory and leadership of the department demonstrated effectively:
  • Contracts for electrical work supervised effectively
  • Stakeholder management ensured                
    • Manage client relationship
  • Client and customer relationships managed efficiently                              
    • ensure stakeholders are always well informed as required
    • attend to customer complaints at the Technical Division and notify the Senior Maintenance Engineer (or other relevant persons) on all Technical Division complaints
  • Weekly Support Staff Time Sheet received from the electrical team Suva and Lautoka collated      
    • summarize and send it to Senior Maintenance Engineer for verification and approval, and send it to HR
  • Weekly time sheet for Electricians permanent staff collated                    
    • submit to Senior Maintenance Engineer for vetting and send it to HR
  • Supervision and management of the team ensured portraying fairness, work efficiency and effectiveness.                 
    • Effective and efficient work practices are maintained
4. Effective assistance provided to the Senior Maintenance Engineer in ensuring all departmental training and quality objectives are addressed and completed in a timely and efficient manner:
  • Quality and performance standards of maintenance and project work developed, implemented and improved under the instructions of the Senior Maintenance Engineer.
  • Available to attend emergencies on a 24 hour basis and always alert to emergencies                       
    • relevant departments and personnel are well informed through regular liaison and excellent communication
  • Relevant documents uploaded to the Document Management System as necessary
  • Effective assistance provided to the Senior Maintenance Engineer in a timely manner and as requires
    • Department's standard operating procedures (SOP) are relevant, up to date and effectively communicated                                                               
      • SoPs further developed to ensure ongoing operational efficiency
      • Business process flows maintained and monitored as per company requirements
    • Department's policies are relevant, up to date and effectively communicated                     
      • Policies further developed to ensure ongoing operational efficiency
    • Department annual budget is complete, accurate and submitted in a timely fashion
    • All administrative and operational records and filing systems updated, maintained and archived as per company policy                                                    
      • Departmental reports and documents are uploaded on the company intranet at the end of every month 
      • Reports and documents are up to date and accurate
      • DMS is updated and maintained
    • Department calendar is updated annually and in a timely fashion
  • Compilation, review and submission of monthly reports ensured                           
    • Updates and reports provided to the Maintenance Engineer as and when required          
      • assistance provided in the submission of accurate required information for the Annual Report
5. FPCL's reputation, profitability and performance is supported
  • High professional standards contribute to the organization's success                                    
    • Deadlines and service level agreements met at all times
    • High ethical standards met at all times
    • Excellent teamwork aimed to achieve business outcomes efficiently and effectively
    • Organization's efficiency and improved productivity supported                               
      • Process/systems improvement initiatives;
      • Cost reduction initiatives
  • Contributions made towards the organization's profits in line with the scope of the work
  • Any other work-related task assigned by the Management that is within the capacity of the position holder is performed; teamwork is demonstrated
  • Modern technology and innovative methods used to achieve results
6. The organization's image and value standards demonstrated and upheld at all times
  • Confidentiality of all communications upheld at all times
  • A professional and amiable relationship maintained with all stakeholders

Responsibilities - Critical Competencies

Competence Description
Risk Management Analyse and manage risk.
Planning Deliver results by developing, reviewing or following a work plan, action plan or operational plan.
Resource Management Deliver results through the efficient and effective allocation and use of supplies , equipment and people.
Systems and Procedures Develop and/or apply procedures to assist the organisation achieve its goals.
Documentation Communicate using formal business writing.
Communication Exchange information through verbal communication
Customer Commitment Demonstrate a commitment to customer service - both internal and external customers.
Quality Focus Deliver quality.
Leadership Utilise a leadership position to influence people and events and to increase performance.
Facilitation Assist the progress of work ensuring its timely and effective completion.
Problem Solving Develop practical solutions to a situation.
Compliance Comply with relevant laws and the policies and procedures of the organisation.
Equipment Operation Control the operation of specialised equipment, plant or vehicles to satisfy the demands of the assignment.
Maintenance Monitor and/or maintain equipment, plant or vehicles in sound operating order.
Environment Establish and maintain an environmentally friendly organisation


Qualification Discipline Notes
Degree Electrical/Electronics/Communications Degree in Electrical Engineering

Work Knowledge and Experience

  1. Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role Must have supervisory experience Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Project Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Visio and FPCL online reporting systems Demonstrate knowledge of reading engineering drawings.


Language Proficiency
Excellent command of English
Excellent interpersonal/communications skills
Successful completion of Speaking and Writing Test - Level 3
Regulatory Compliance Requirements
Driver’s License
Wireman's Licence
Fire Prevention
Skills Assessment
Budget Management
Demonstrated project management skills
Good report writing skills - project flow development, report to the project owner


Interaction Comments
All staff
Engineering Department
Assistant Engineer


Attribute Definition
Behavioural Styles
Accountable Assumes full responsibility for own actions and identifies with the success or failure of own part of the overall work/goal.
Detail oriented Attends to the small elements of a task/activity, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
Integrity Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
Reliable Is able to be trusted to do what is expected or has been promised, puts in a great amount of effort believing in the value of work.
Interpersonal Styles
Objective Impartial and honest in dealings with others, eliminating own feelings and view to reach a balanced judgement.
Team Oriented Enjoys being with others as part of a group or team.
Self Sufficient and Assured Readily copes with situations without recourse/need of others, showing confidence and belief in oneself and one's own abilities
Thinking Styles
Analytic Able to separate things into their constituent elements in order to study or examine them, draw conclusions, or solve problems.
Conscientious Demonstrates a sense of right and wrong and a personal obligation to do the right thing.
Initiative Takes action and makes decisions without the help or advice of other people.
Well organised Controls tasks in a well thought out and critical manner.

Suva, Fiji


05 Sep 2023

Date Posted

1 month ago

Closing Date