Share this Job

Title:  General Superintendent

Job Number:  9620

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, Parkville, Anzac, and two new CBD stations - State Library and Town Hall - which will directly connect to the City Loop.


We are recruiting for a General Superintendent to Oversee on-site construction and operational delivery of the Rail & Tunnel Fit-out to ensure effective performance for the achievement of all planned schedules and project deliverables across within the planned time and budget.

Responsibilities of the role include;


  • Manage direct labour and subcontractors
  • Manage Safety and Quality compliance on site
  • Manage access and logistics to ensure successful project outcomes
  • Strict adherence to cost and time
  • Review and coordinate all temporary works associated with the delivery
  • Facilitate handover process between variable shifts
  • Continuously challenge compliance to staff/subcontractors with GMR’s
  • Ensure all community relations and compliances are upheld
  • 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.


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


  • Trade qualifications or similar
  • Minimum 5-10 years previous construction experience in a similar role
  • 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 $100M construction project.
  • Understand productivity factors and utilisation planning.
  • Experience with rail systems construction
  • Experience with concrete logistics in a tunnel environment


CYP D&C is a diverse, flexible and inclusive organisation. We enable and empower our people and are committed to equal employment opportunities (EEO). We strive to remove barriers to help people join the CYP D&C team.


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


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Job Segment: Construction, Temporary, Engineering, Contract