Senior Supervisor (Overhead Wiring)

Last updated one month ago
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

We are currently seeking a Senior Supervisor (OHW) to join our Rail Operations business in Melbourne, VIC. This permanent role offers great career prospects with a privately-owned tier 1 constructor and international engineering enterprise.

About the role

We are currently seeking an Overhead Wiring Senior Supervisor to support the safe and successful delivery of the OHW installation aspect of Rail Projects in Melbourne. In this role you will be a lead specialist for Overhead Wiring across the program of works and integrate end to end delivery of rail systems.

This permanent role offers great career prospects with a people-centric, privately owned tier 1 constructor and international engineering enterprise.

Key responsibilities

You will be key to the development of construction methodology, ensuring our Primary Standards and critical controls are adhered to.

As the Senior Supervisor you will lead and mentor the OHW delivery team with a strong focus on safety, quality, environment, commercial, program, occupation planning and logistic.

Regular reporting on performance and progress, and involvement in project handover, while always committed to the safe systems of work.

About you

You will have a holistic view of Overhead Wiring programs, with a proven history of working across projects. It is desirable that you have previous experience with Tier 1 Contractors, demonstrating that you are not only a technical expert for OHW, but you also have the ability to foster a team and promote a culture that strives for excellence.


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.

As a proud RAP organisation, 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. Download our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan at

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.