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Construction Manager - IP - Milton QLD

Apply now Job ID: 592436
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Trades, Construction

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position summary

Downer has a long history of delivering transport infrastructure projects under a variety of contracting models. Services include the design and construction of light rail, heavy rail, bridge and roads, as well as track and station work, signalling and rail safety technology.


Downer have an opportunity for an experienced Construction Manager to join the Infrastructure Projects team leading projects in the QLD region. As an experienced Construction Manager in substations construction, you will be reporting into the Project Manager and will be an integral part of a site-based project team. 

Specific accountabilities include:

  • Management and supervision of subcontractors, supervisors & field staff
  • Leads delivery team and ensure quality delivery of planning, scheduling according to project requirements.
  • Ensure project documents are complete and to document control standard
  • Lead by example and continually promote relevant aspects of Zero Harm when engaging with operational teams
  • Contributes to development of project strategy, business plan and budget
  • Engage with client & supplier personnel on a regular basis to develop and foster long-term working relationships.


To be successful in this role, you should have construction management experience within the power systems space. You will have an Electrical Fitters Mechanic license with a certificate IV in WH&S preferred. 

Prior experience in substation construction projects within a TNSP is preferred. You should have demonstrable experience in construction management, risk management, procurement management, zero harm, quality and environmental management. Working within a team environment is essential and providing strong people and subcontractor management experience is needed. 


  • An opportunity to work for a major ASX listed company. 
  • The ability to build your professional career in a multi-disciplined business environment. 
  • A supportive and dynamic team environment. 
  • A workplace that takes responsibility and accountability for the care and protection of peers, the business, the communities in which we operate, and the environment. 
  • Lifestyle, financial, health and wellbeing employee benefits 

Downer works to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace that facilitates opportunity and respect. Our focus on gender and cultural inclusiveness is active and ongoing, and through various initiatives we aim to help close the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous communities. 


To be considered for this opportunity, please use the link and apply online. Applications emailed directly to the recruitment team will not be considered.  

For more information, please contact Jodie Saunders, Recruitment and Sourcing Business Partner on before the closing date.  

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the closing date – applications may also close before this date. 

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Please do not submit any resumes or associated profiles to the Downer careers portal or to any Downer employees. Downer will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resumes. 


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Closing Date: E. Australia Standard Time

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