Supervisor (Civil) - Darwin, NT

Last updated 9 days ago
Location:Northern Territory
Job Type:Full Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

About the project

Larrakeyah Barracks is a strategically important Defence base servicing the Royal Australian Navy, Army and Joint Task Force units in the Darwin Area. Laing O’Rourke is delivering both the Larrakeyah Barracks Redevelopment and Facilities Support to Naval Operations in the North projects as the managing contractor.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Supervisor (Civil) to join us on the Larrakeyah Barracks Redevelopment project in Darwin, NT. Right now is a great time to join us on this exciting Defence project in central Darwin, a short walk from the esplanade. Enjoy a tropical lifestyle in a unique part of the world, with prime fishing and camping spots right on your doorstep - and let's not forget the short flights to Asia.Note that this is a residential role, therefor fly in, fly out will not be offered.

Key responsibilities

You will supervise a subcontract workforce to ensure work meets quality and time requirements, and stays within planned milestones and budget, whilst at all times adhering to Laing O’Rourke’s safety policies and procedures.

About you

Ideally, you’ll have at least 3+ years’ experience in a senior-level supervisory role delivering civil works for large-scale building or infrastructure projects with a top-tier contractor, and high-level skills in client-interface, coordination, time management and safety leadership. Experience working under a managing contractor model and/or defence experience would be beneficial.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.