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Area Manager - Surface Works

11 Feb 2018 E. Australia Standard Time

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Area Manager - Surface Works

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Job ID: 545836

Job type: Full Time - Permanent

Location: Brisbane

Categories: Management, Construction, Civil Engineering

Who we are

Downer is a diversified engineering and services business. With over 19,000 employees we build strong relationships of trust with our customers, truly understanding and predicting their needs and bringing them world leading insights and solutions.

Downer’s Engineering, Construction & Maintenance division supports our customers through the asset life cycle, from initial feasibility and design through to construction, commissioning, operation, ongoing asset management and decommissioning.

Position summary

About the role

Downer have a great opportunity for an experienced Area Manager – Surface Works to join their construction team on a new project in South Australia. This role will initially be based in Brisbane and then FIFO on a 3:1 roster. Reporting to the Construction Manager this role will lead and coordinate all civil construction work. Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Direct and control civil construction activities ensuring all deadlines are being met
  • Provide input into construction methodology review and authorise civil construction work packs
  • Review and authorise civil construction programme and completion schedule and delegate day to day activities.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with the client’s representative, Construction Manager and field staff.
  • Identify any potential or existing concerns and problems that may affect project performance.
  • Review and ensure all reports are completed accurately and in a timely manner

About You

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering and demonstrated experience in bulk earthworks or a similar role.
  • Ability to lead and manage construction works and teams.
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills, and an ability to liaise with a broad spectrum of people.
  • Proven experience in managing multiple priorities s and meeting strict deadlines.

As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, we encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians, to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Closing Date: 11 Feb 2018 E. Australia Standard Time

Date Posted
Executive & Strategic Management
Brisbane, QLD
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