To be recognised internationally as a contemporary world site and Melbourne’s inspirational public space.

To manage and develop Fed Square to actively support and reflect Melbourne’s pre-eminent civic and cultural strengths.


With its creative mix of cultural attractions, events, sophisticated dining, tours and specialist shopping, Federation Square is recognised as one of the world’s great public places. Since opening in 2002, Federation Square has received more than 100 million visits, positioning it as one of the most visited attractions for interstate and international visitors, and a beloved events and cultural destination for locals.

Federation Square is owned and managed commercially by Fed Square Pty Ltd as a company of the State Government of Victoria. Fed Square Pty Ltd offers a range of diverse and exciting employment opportunities across a range of areas including: project management, finance, leasing, marketing, media and promotions, event management and operations. Candidates are considered based on the skills, qualifications and competencies for each specific role, therefore we do not accept or keep applications on file for future vacancies.

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Building Services Manager – Mechanical & Hydraulics

  • Project management opportunities for capital assets up to $3M
  • Federation Square Management Level Role with an iconic brand
  • Work as part of a supportive team with opportunities for skill expansion and professional development
  • Independent, accountable role requiring a high level of experience and expertise

Working within the vibrant precinct of Federation Square it will never feel like just an ordinary workplace as you are surrounded by the creative mix of cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism, and an exceptional array of restaurants, bars, and specialty stores.

Federation Square hosts 2,000 events and attracts on average 10 million visits annually, and therefore it is not surprising that it is ranked within the top 10 best public squares in the world. You’ll receive discounts to selected bars and restaurants within Fed Square, health and well-being offerings, and enjoy the architecturally designed office space.

The Role

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, Operations, you will have responsibility for the maintenance of all gas and water infrastructure, sullage, and mechanical services including filter and kitchen exhaust cleans within all parts of the Federation Square site, including its commercial tenants. You will be an integral part of the Facility Team and will be accountable for managing major capital projects.

You will be responsible for ensuring that maintenance, repair and upgrades to facilities and buildings completed within Federation Square comply with statutory, legislative and code requirements and Fed Square Pty Ltd policies and procedures  in order to maintain a safe and welcoming environment for staff, tenants and visitors at all times.

Your Experience

  • Experience overseeing capital asset replacement projects up to $3 million
  • Plumbing and/or mechanical experience
  • An understanding of HVAC design principles and controls
  • Experience in facilities management
  • Customer/Contractor relationship and influencing skills
  • The ability to assess and initiate work independently
  • A high level of verbal and written communication skills


Applications including a current resume/ CV and a one page cover letter addressing the core requirements of the role should be emailed to positions@fedsquare.com with “Building Services Manager” in the subject line by 5pm on Sunday 28th January.

You must have full working rights in Australia to be considered for this role

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