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Title:  Construction Manager

Job Number:  9748

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2009

Job Description

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?

John Holland is seeking a Rail Construction Manager to join the team based in Pyrmont, NSW. 

We are looking for a driven self-starter with exceptional communication skills who can become a trusted partner to our people and our projects. You will be positioned in a role that requires you to understand the market, delivery current and future projects, mentor and manage upcoming staff and work within a team that encourages innovation and new delivery techniques.
Responsibilities of the role include:
• Management and delivery of new and existing projects within client expectations, company objectives and all contractual obligations.
• Client liasing, tendering business development and stakeholder management
• Assisting management of track and civil workforce
• Authorise engagement of subcontractors, management of subcontractor work to achieve outcomes, and all major subcontract variations
• Assist in the implementation, monitoring and review of project management plans
• Monitor progress, ensuring that work quality and techniques are of a high standard and report regularly on project performance, and cost against company objectives
• Ensure correct supervisory levels, construction cost, schedule and change management
• Ensure that HSE requirements and risk controls are considered in all construction planning and processes


To be successful is this key role, you must have:
• Tertiary degree in Engineering, Science, Building, Construction or equivalent
• Minimum 15 years’ experience gained on construction, engineering or associated projects
• Experience within Sydney Metro rail network and ARTC rail network
• Contractual, legal, commercial, industrial relations and legislative compliance management
• People and performance management experience

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.


Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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