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Title:  Supervisor - Resurfacing

Job Number:  6329

Melbourne, AU

Job Description

From humble beginnings almost 70 years ago, John Holland has been driving positive change in Australia, and is now one of the nation’s leading infrastructure and property companies.
We work in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia offering services from infrastructure and property development, to rail and building.


By finding solutions to complex challenges, we transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.


About the Role

We are currently looking for a Rail Resurfacing Supervisor to join our Rail Infrastructure Services division based in Spotswood, Victoria. As a Resurfacing Supervisor you will coordinate on-site Tamper and Ballast Regulator operating teams to deliver relevant scopes of work in accordance with project plans and specifications to achieve effective performance in accordance with detailed short term programs and schedules within the designated time and budget. Implement site safety, quality and environment control and identify and assess potential risks

Responsibilities of the role include:
•Contribute to development of work methods and rolling short term construction programs and plan daily/weekly production work.
•Complete progress reporting, and activities, reports for shift handovers and consistent regular reporting to the Superintendent or Project Manager
•Ensure compliance of commercial and financial costs including budgets and the implications of directions within your authority limits
•Read and understand plans, review design documentation, read drawings, and provide constructive review and implementing of final designs
•Ensure contractual mechanisms of subcontractors
•Identify and mitigate risks prior to works commencing, communicate with and engage relevant stakeholders to control risk and contribute to build a risk management culture.
•Select, train and develop leading hands and ensure the observance of safety, other work standards and fair and reasonable application of industrial agreements.
•Maintain effective consultation with various workers’ representatives and committees on industrial and safety subjects handling issues as they arise and referring major issues to the Project Manager.

To be successful in this key role, you must have;
•Proven Experience as a Rail Resurfacing Supervisor
•At least 5 years’ experience in resurfacing
•2-5 years previous Rail experience in a similar role.
•Technical competency and understanding in the operation of Ballast Regulators & Plasser Tampers.
•Proven Experience using ALC software

John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives.  From Parliament House to the Alice to Darwin Rail Link, from the MCG’s Great Southern Stand to Sydney Metro, we’ve had a hand in the Australia we all know today. We are currently involved in delivering many of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects, as well as significant property and urban renewal projects. Whatever we face, the heart of what we do is creating people-centred solutions to complex challenges and opportunities. We think deeply about what we do and how it affects communities. We push boundaries and innovate, gain trust through our actions and whatever the project, we’re in it for the long, long term.

We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences, and a strong framework for on-going career development.
We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland.