Project Leader - Rockhampton, QLD

Location:Queensland
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

Overseen by managing contractor Laing O’Rourke, the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) Facilities Project is a unique international defence project in the central Queensland region valued in the order of $800M. The ASMTI project will see new facilities and upgraded infrastructure at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area, 80 kilometres north of Rockhampton.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Project Leader to join us on the ASMTI Project in Rockhampton, QLD. This permanent role offers great career prospects with a privately owned tier 1 constructor and international engineering enterprise.

Key responsibilities

Lead a large multidisciplinary team to ensure the delivery of the overall project scope within the time, cost, quality and safety requirements. Drive high performance through collaboration, positive leadership, identification of risks, and interface with clients and authorities, and support the Project Director to ensure client and community expectations are managed.

About you

15+ years’ experience in leading multidisciplinary teams on complex building projects, with experience in managing multiple stakeholders. A degree in engineering or construction management. Extensive construction experience including construction planning and management, leading teams, budgeting and planning, procurement, risk management, client management, dispute/issue resolution. Defence experience preferred.

Benefits

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.