Reports to: Managing Director, General Manager or Construction Manager

Supervises: Builders team on site/Builders Representatives/Site Forepersons.

Main objectives: Plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate construction of civil engineering and building projects, and the physical and human resources involved in the construction process.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Interpret architectural drawings, specifications and bills of quantities.
  • Consult with architects, engineers and other professional and technical workers.
  • Negotiate with building owners, property developers and subcontractors involved in the construction process to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Assess the size and scope of the building or site development and create and implement coordinated programmes for site activities and work control systems.
  • Coordinate labour resources, procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment.
  • Create and implement coordinated programs for site activities and work control systems.
  • Ensure adherence to building legislation and standards of performance, quality, cost and safety.

Typical qualifications and experience: Advanced Trade Qualifications or Tertiary Qualifications. Five years trade related or construction experience.