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Title:  Tunnel Superintendent

Job Number:  6701

Melbourne, AU


We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  


From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.


While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.


Are you up for the challenge?


We are currently recruiting a Superintendent – Tunnelling to support upcoming tunnelling works in 2021.


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.
  • 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.


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

  • Trade Qualifications or similar
  • Minimum 10 years experience
  • Experience on > $50 M Projects
  • Previous tunnelling experience gained in:
    • Shaft construction
    • Shotcrete lining
    • Pipejacking
    • TBM tunnelling with segmental lining
    • Cross passages



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. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.


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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