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Job Id :C996-8315-72469004
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McConnell Dowell

  • Full time
  • Victoria

Job Summary: Victoria Full-time, Permanent

Job Details: About the Business

McConnell Dowell is a major engineering, construction, building and maintenance contractor operating in 23 locations throughout Australia, Asia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. Our vision is to be a leader in the delivery of infrastructure, building and resource solutions.

Working at the forefront of the industry, we provide our people with a stimulating environment that challenges them to think laterally and excel beyond even their own expectations. We equip, inspire and empower our people to be their very best, to learn through experience, and to help us reach the highest standards in all areas of the business. We make sure all our people are made for the job.

About the Role

McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust.) Pty Ltd are currently recruiting for a Construction Manager to join our Echuca to Moama Bridge project team. Reporting to the Project Director, the position will have a focus on all construction activities as well as overarching accountability for engineering, scheduling, costs, industrial relations, safety, environmental and quality aspects of the Project.

Other responsibilities include:

Promote total job safety and environmental awareness by employees, subcontractors and all persons in the job vicinity and stress to all employees and subcontractors the importance top management attaches to safety and the environment.
Ensure that safe, environmentally acceptable working methods and practices are implemented, and that sufficient plant and equipment is made available, properly operated and maintained, to facilitate proper access and enable any operation to be carried out safely.
Organise and coordinate construction activities in accordance with construction schedules so as to complete the works on time whilst constantly monitoring the status of planning, safety, environmental and quality activities.
Continual interaction and on-site contact with subordinate staff and, where necessary, weekly employees, to ensure efficient and productive field activities.
Ensure all activities relating to quality are performed in compliance with the requirements of the relevant specifications, codes and standards, which form part of the contract.
Select subcontractors and suppliers based on an evaluation of their ability to meet the specified requirements including those for safety, quality and environmental and ensure compliance with same
Ordering/Purchasing of materials in accordance with planned delivery dates as required by the Construction Schedule.
Timely submittal of financial reports, job progress reports and other site performance information as requested by the Company and the Client.

About You

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

Industry relevant tertiary qualifications.
Minimum 8 years engineering experience in construction with minimum 2 years in leadership position.
Competent in understanding and promoting HS&E imperatives and MMS procedures.
Proven record in planning, organising and leading a diverse labour force.
Sound negotiation and problem-solving skills, clear communication verbal and written.
Manages to timeframes, cost conscious, and achievement driven.
Personal values aligned to McConnell Dowell’s values of safety and care, honesty and integrity, customer focus, teamwork, and performance excellence
Have strong commitment to the safety promise of “Home Without Harm”
Be a permanent resident of Australia
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company.

No agency applications will be accepted.

Please apply via our Career Opportunities page at

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