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About Laing O'Rourke

Laing O'Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O'Rourke banner. The business is 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 and has twice been named as one of Australia's Top 10 most innovative businesses by BRW Magazine.

About the role

Laing O’Rourke are seeking an experienced Recruiter to join our South Eastern Program Alliance (SEPA) team based in Richmond, VIC.

SEPA is delivering a program of works for the Level Crossing Removal Authority. This is a delivery entity created by the Victorian Government to remove 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Victoria by 2025. It is one of the largest rail infrastructure projects in Victoria’s history.

Our current pipeline of works includes major station upgrades, track duplications and a range of other critical rail infrastructure works.

Key responsibilities

You will be responsible for sourcing and attracting high calibre candidates to Laing O'Rourke for the SEPA Project. You will develop relationships with key stakeholders across the project team and understand pipeline of on-going staff requirements. This will involve managing end to end recruitment processes. You will manage our external talent pipeline, ensuring we have suitable candidates at the right time. This will include advertising, phone screening, interviewing and conducting reference checks.

About you

You will ideally have high volume recruitment experience preferably within the construction & engineering industry in Melbourne. You will work well as part of a team and bring a good network and understanding of the local market.


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.