Mechanical Foreman - Weekend Crew

Date: 8 Jul 2024

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU, 2009

Company: John Holland

The Project

John Holland, CPB Contractors and Ghella Joint Venture (JCG) has commenced design and construction work for the Sydney Metro West - Eastern Tunnelling Package (ETP). 


ETP includes the construction of 3.5-kilometre tunnels under Sydney Harbour between The Bays and the Sydney CBD, and the excavation of Pyrmont and Hunter Street stations. This is the final piece in the puzzle to deliver the city-shaping Sydney Metro West project.

Why you should work for us:

  • We invest in you! Our Match Winning Team program provides a fantastic opportunity for personal and career growth, with coaching from professional athletes including former Wallabies captain Nathan Sharpe. 


  • Our inclusive workplace and high engagement culture will allow you to thrive! At ETP, we’re one team. Everyone has a role to play in making this Project successful and we we’re sure you’ll enjoy coming to work each day. 


  • Our diversity is our strength! We’re proud of our diverse workforce and embrace our differences. We want more than 40% of our employees to be female and we’re making great progress towards this target.  


  • Your work is rewarded! We offer competitive remuneration, with salary continuance and salary sacrifice packaging options available. 


  • Be your best and progress! Our exciting pipeline of work means you'll have the opportunity to work on iconic projects that are shaping cities and communities. We want ETP to be an important stepping stone in your career. 

The role

Supervising the weekend crew, working roster Thursday - Sunday, day shift only. 

  • Reporting to the Superintendent.
  • Supervise and coordinate all mechanical work on the heavy underground mobile plant equipment.
  • Experience with breakdowns and preventative maintenance
  • Lead and manage the subcontractors and subcontractors’ performance.
  • Building positive relationships with stakeholders and clients.
  • Scheduling and documentation.
  • Maintaining the records of project updates, daily reports, timesheets, and material usage.

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Mechanical trade qualification.
  • Demonstrated experience with mobile plant equipment.
  • Tunnelling experience.
  • Strong understanding of OH&S site compliance requirements
  • Ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment.