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Title:  Senior Completions Advisor

Job Number:  12812

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

About North Western Program Alliance

North Western Program Alliance (NWPA) consists of three Alliance partners – John Holland, KBR and MTM and the client (LXRP), working together as one team to achieve shared goals. 
NWPA has a proven track record with the successful delivery of six level crossing removal projects, several premium stations, three projects currently in delivery and two in development phase.
We’re proud to make a real difference to the lives of people on our program of works and in the communities in which we operate. Our values are Care, Excellence, Creativity and Empowerment. 


We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Completions Advisor to join us.

About the Role

Whilst you will be initially based on the North Western Program Alliance, this is a permanent career opportunity with John Holland.


The primary objective of the Senior Completion Advisor is to assist NWPA with achieving a timely handover of newly constructed, altered or removed assets to the ultimate asset owner/maintainer.

This role has the flexibility to support a project in Melbourne’s north or south-east.

Responsibilities of the role include;

•    Work under the instruction of the Completion Manager to oversee the required completion activities associated with the Projects, contributing to NWPA program of Works
•    Review and approve all Completion documentation prior to formal submission to Stakeholder
•    Follow up with relevant Stakeholders to resolve any issues or rejections, seeking input from Completions Coordinators as required
•    Facilitate the verification and closure of defects identified by Stakeholders
•    Ensure that ARTO’s Work Readiness compliance requirements are adhered to and implemented on time 
•    Proactively engage with each Stakeholder to facilitate approval of completion and handover documentation
•    Proactively engage with LXRP and PTV to assist with as built drawing reviews and acceptance into DMS
•    Provide onsite support during rail occupations to ensure completion deliverables are achieved
•    Identify process improvement opportunities including identification of common defect types to assist with reducing rework and delays and escalate as required
•    Coordinate with NWPA Doc Control team to book out all drawing requests associated with a Project’s scope of works
•    Coordinate with NWPA Doc Control team to return all booked out drawings and return unused DMS numbers
•    Undertake weekly status reporting to Stakeholders

To be successful in this role, you will have;

•    Certificate in Civil/Structural engineering or equivalent
•    More than 5 years’ Completions experience in Rail, Infrastructure or major projects
•    People Management or Leadership experience
•    Strives for a high level of client satisfaction
•    Strong relationship building skills and stakeholder management
•    Ability to travel to and work on-site in Preston or Pakenham
•    You need to be able to meet any requirements which are necessary to safely perform your role (e.g. receiving a COVID-19 vaccination pursuant to a relevant health order or by clients, or as otherwise required)

What you’ll get in return;

•    Join one of Australia’s leading Alliance’s to deliver critical Projects that make a real difference to the lives of people on our program of works and in the communities in which we operate 
•    Work with and learn from leading industry experts to develop and progress your career
•    Deliver innovative, unique and award-winning Projects you’re proud to say “I helped build that”
•    A driven and supportive culture that truly lives the NWPA values Care, Excellence, Creativity and Empowerment
•    Monthly Reward & Recognition Awards to recognise outstanding employee and team achievements
•    Alliance annual ‘A Great Day’ event 
•    Two John Holland Wellness Days, to use spending time doing what you love
•    Access to WHEREFIT, a partnership between John Holland and over 400 gyms and fitness studios, to receive exclusive corporate discounts of up to 50% off
•    John Holland’s flexible working arrangements. Be part of #HowWeFlex
•    Multicultural Leave Exchange, request an existing public holiday is substituted for a religious or culturally significant day important to you
•    To find out the benefits of working for John Holland, visit or learn more about the Level Crossing Removal works, visit

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. For us, a diverse, inclusive and enjoyable culture is the foundation for great work. It’s why we encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities and cultures, and promote a flexible way of working that enables a work-life balance.


We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority. 

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