Project Manager - Structures

Last updated 16 days 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.

About the role

Laing O’Rourke is recruiting a Project Manager – Structures to join our growing business in Melbourne. We are pursuing a major contract on the biggest infrastructure project in Victoria’s history and this represents a fantastic opportunity to join a business and team with a great culture. As Project Manager you will take a pivotal role during the tender phase and then lead a team of engineers to deliver a number of major subsurface structures.

Key responsibilities

As Project Manager - Structures you will have primary accountability for all aspects of planning delivery in the tender stage and then execution in the delivery stage for a number of major structures, including multiple TBM launch shafts.

Managing a team of project engineers across multiple sites, you will directly report and have a close working relationship with the project’s Delivery Director. You will also develop solutions and deliver the works in close collaboration with the Project Director, Engineering Manager and other Functional Leaders, plus the client, key stakeholders and the supply chain.

This role is based in Melbourne at our office in Richmond, with the project sites located in the southern and eastern suburbs.

About you

You will have relevant tertiary qualifications, as well as a proven experience in planning and delivering large subsurface structures, such as TBM shafts, in challenging brownfield, built-up environments and with technically challenging ground conditions.

You will have a collaborative approach to building and sustaining high performance teams and engaging with clients, designers, stakeholders and partners. Strong organisational and communication skills to collaboratively develop and deliver the optimum solution that satisfy client and stakeholder needs, plus meet cost and program requirements, are a must.


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.