Job Details

Construction Manager/ Area Manager - Tunnels (FIFO)

  • QLD - Other
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Highly Competitive!
About Our Client
As an established Tier 1 and award-winning major EPC contractor with a diverse portfolio of works including major transport, energy, water/ wastewater, our client has built a proud history in the delivery of technically challenging projects across Australia and abroad. They are going through an exciting growth period in Australia fuelled by a strong pipeline of projects across the Transport, Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, and Resources sectors.

About the Project
With the recent award of a large Hydro Electric project with over 3 years construction program, we are seeking an experienced Construction Manager with strong technical experience in tunneling, specifically using Drill & Blast and Shotcrete methodology to manage a team on a Fly-in, Fly-out (FIFO) basis in Queensland.

With an initial (short) period based in Brisbane going through a short design period, you will then be site-based on a 14 & 7 rotation.
Essential Criteria:
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications.
  • 10+ years industry experience, working with large tier 2 or tier 1 contractor organisations.
  • Ability to proactively influence and educate engineers and supervisors to achieve productivity targets.
  • Demonstrated experience working on major tunneling projects within infrastructure or mining environments.
  • Will be highly proficient in underground drill & blast techniques, and shotcreting
  • Sound negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills for the development of strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
You will have the opportunity to work within a renowned and highly reputable organisation with a technically strong, and a down-to-earth team that believes in family values, creative and collaborative work environment.

You will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary, with healthy site uplift and quality time at home with friends and family on your 7-day break!
Be part of something unique and special, and make an inquiry today!  The salary package is commensurate with experience and will reflect your seniority and skills you have gathered through your career to date.

These are exciting times in the Australian infrastructure market, with exciting projects lined up over the next few years which is every engineer's dream!
Please apply with your updated resume on the online portal, or for discrete inquiries, please contact Mike Gray on or 0415 544 175
Mike Gray
Director  - Infracon Australia| BA (Hons) BTech

 About Infracon Australia

We are a Perth-based specialist engineering and construction recruitment business, providing professional and technical placements to civil and building contractors to help drive the growth across the infrastructure, resources and construction sectors Australia-wide.