Building Services Manager - Darwin, NT

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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. Laing O’Rourke is proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Citation - Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

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 Senior Services Manager to join us on this exciting Building project in Darwin, NT. This permanent role offers great career prospects with a privately owned tier 1 constructor and international engineering enterprise. Note that this is a residential role therefor fly in, fly out will not be offered. Support with interstate relocation is available.

Key responsibilities

As a Buidling Services Manager, you will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of the project from tender submission, design phase, procurement of supply chain partners, construction and commissioning to final completion.

The role will encompass the management of the services components of Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulics, Fire and Vertical Transportation.

You will be required to manage design, liaise with local authorities, create trade package scope of works, provide input into the construction delivery and also be responsible for commissioning management and execution.

About you

A relevant trade qualification or Engineering degree in a services discipline, extensive experience with Services/Utilities, strong delivery focus, and extensive experience in delivering building projects.

Experience with Defence project and/or managing contractor models would 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.