First listed on: 22 March 2023

Construction Manager

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is currently seeking 2 x experienced Construction Manager to join our operations team in central and northern NSW (location negotiable with preferred locations being Dubbo, Tamworth, Hunter Valley)

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.  

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career. 

Our perks and Benefits:        

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelines, that’s why we offer a load of benefits. 

  • Flexible working 
  • 9-day fortnight
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Fertility leave 
  • Competitive pay 
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance 
  • Professional development and educational assistance 
  •  Competitive remuneration

And so much more!

What you’ll do:

  • Assist in implementation of Work Health and Safety; Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) review documentation and provide professional advice on construction related issues with a focus on HSEQ compliance.
  • Advise Project/Contract Managers during development of project management plans to ensure efficient delivery and implementation of the project works.
  •  Provide Project/Contract Managers with accurate information about site’s status and compliance as per the agreed management plans, designs, and contract requirements.
  • Identify and resolve site access matters with the contractor, internal and external stakeholders to reduce project risk and support efficient completion of the work. 
  • Work across a range of technical disciplines including civil, mechanical, and electrical, making decisions about contract works, affecting operational and commercial outcomes for WaterNSW

What we are looking for:

  • Experience reviewing and interpreting construction documents including management plans, technical reports, works programs, works contracts, technical specifications, and engineering drawings
  • Demonstrated site-based experience in managing construction activities and contractors including administration of construction contracts
  • Experience in monitoring and inspecting works in progress to check for compliance with safety and quality requirements       
  •  Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills, with proven competence in identifying and analysing issues and implementing effective solutions
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications (typically Trade or Engineering) or comparable relevant experience
  • Construction Industry Induction (White Card)
  • Current NSW Driver’s License

Please note that the positions involve working across a large geographical area (typically within central/northern NSW WaterNSW sites, but could be anywhere in NSW), in support of several Project/Contract Managers, which will at times require the Construction Manager to work at remote sites or spend periods working away from their home location.

Who is WaterNSW?

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information. 

Well, what are you waiting for?  Apply now. 

For more information, please reach out to:  

Position Description can be accessed here. 

WaterNSW is committed to the safety of our people and wider community, as such, full vaccination against COVID-19 will be a condition of all successful candidates. 

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