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Title:  Crane & Rigging Superintendent

Job Number:  6447

Melbourne, AU

CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture (CYP D&C) has been contracted to design and build the tunnels and stations for the Metro Tunnel Project.



CYP D&C brings together three of Australia's leading construction partners John Holland, Lendlease, and Bouygues Construction.


The Metro Tunnel Project will untangle the City Loop by taking three of Melbourne’s busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city. It will create a new end-to-end train line from Sunbury to Cranbourne/Pakenham, with twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five new underground stations at Arden (to be renamed North Melbourne), Parkville, Anzac, and two new CBD stations - State Library and Town Hall - which will directly connect to the City Loop.



We’re currently seeking an experienced Crane & Rigging Superintendent to join us to deliver this iconic project and leave an amazing legacy for the people of Melbourne.


Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Oversee the on-site delivery of defined scopes of work on schedule with all stakeholder expectations met.
  • Provide and take leadership responsibility in health, safety and environment management.
  • Build strong internal and external stakeholder management through positive, proactive and professional communication to keep key personnel informed.
  • Manage industrial relations issues and implications and develop appropriate resolution.
  • Conduct thorough performance management evaluation for direct and indirect reports as defined by the JH Performance Management Development System.
  • Manage administrative duties for direct and indirect report requirements.
  • Ensure compliance in commercial and financial management including meeting budgets and identifying cost saving measures.
  • Provide leadership in risk management, identify and mitigate risks prior to works commencing, communicate with and engage relevant stakeholders to control risk and build a risk management culture.
  • Utilise project planning skills to plan work, monitor implementation and effectiveness to achieve outcomes for quarterly goals.
  • Review progress against plans, contractual arrangements and delivery milestones to ensure they are on schedule and within quality and cost estimates and take remedial action as required.
  • Review design documentation, read drawings, provide constructive review and oversee implementation of final designs.
  • Contribute to, seek and implement continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with CYP policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures



To be successful in this key role, you must have:

  • Minimum 5-10 years previous construction experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in industry relevant trade and construction operations of similar scale.
  • People and performance management of subcontractors, suppliers and direct labour.
  • Skill in review of design documentation, ability to understand drawings, provide constructability review and implement final design plans.
  • Safety and environment management, resource management and construction program and methodology.
  • Support of up to a $20M construction project.
  • Experience as Supervisor 2-5 years.
  • Understand productivity factors and utilisation planning.
  • Trade Qualification or similar


CYP D&C companies are diverse, flexible and inclusive as employers of choice. We engage, enable and empower our people. Inclusion sets all of us up for success.


Consideration for these roles will be given to applicants that are able to demonstrate the relevant background and experience outlined.