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Construction Supervisor

Advertiser: City of Greater Geelong4.1 out of 54.1 overall rating (28 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
12 Sept 2019
Location
South West Coast VIC
Salary
Band 5 ($70,440 - $80,082 pa)
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Construction, Foreperson/Supervisors

Construction Supervisor

About the City
City of Greater Geelong is Victoria’s largest regional municipality providing services to a growing population of 244,000 residents across 1247km2 comprised of urban, suburban, rural and coastal environments located 75km from Melbourne. The spectacular beauty of the natural environment and the creative design and historical significance of its built environment make the municipality a major tourism magnet for local and international visitors.

Our people take pride in their work and are committed to making a positive impact in the lives of residents of the Geelong region. Employees are provided with engaging and rewarding work and a culture of respect and collaboration. On offer are professional development opportunities, flexible working arrangements, parental leave – 14 weeks paid leave, health & wellbeing program, discounted gym memberships at council facilities and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated and professional team, working together for the community.

About the City Works Department
This department is part of our City Services Division.  It is the operations arm responsible for the construction of new and renewal projects, the maintenance and management of the City's built civil infrastructure, along with management of the City’s heavy and light fleet services.

About the Role
This position coordinates the execution of allocated construction projects, providing support, guidance and direction to teams responsible for project delivery.

Some of the key responsibilities in this role, will include:

  1. Providing effective leadership to a team of field staff and sub-contractors, focused on delivering high-quality outcomes through the continued development of team safety, capability and engagement.
  2. Competently coordinating the delivery and performance of in-house construction projects through the efficient monitoring and use of physical, human and financial resources.
  3. Promoting a safety culture, ensuring staff and sub-contractor compliance to relevant OH&S policies and legislation, safety regulations and Codes of Practice.
  4. Ensuring the correct safety signing for works is set out according to Australian Standards, and all safety measures are understood and carried out by team members so site work is left in a safe condition.
  5. Liaising with Public Authorities, where appropriate, concerning the location of services prior to undertaking construction activities.
  6. Providing advice, support and recommendations to the Project Engineer/s and the Coordinator Construction across a range of operational and strategic matters, including contributing to the preparation of contract bids for tenders and the preparation of budget estimates.
  7. Providing costing and updating reports on the general progress of designated projects to assist in the commercial success of the Construction Unit.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will require: 

  • Certificate in Works Management or significant experience in supervising municipal construction works.
  • Demonstrated ability in promoting a safety culture.
  • Some experience in cost and quantity estimation, basic budgeting and expenditure monitoring.
  • Experience in drafting reports, correspondence and memos for a range of audiences.
  • Genuine interest and experience in driving continual improvement activities and delivering cultural change in a challenging environment.

Applications and Enquiries
Click the Position Description link to view more information about this position. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description.
 
Enquiries: Neil Schryver | 03 5272 4280 | NSchryver@geelongcity.vic.gov.au
 
Applications close 5:00pm Friday 27 September 2019.
 
Position Description

Click the Apply for this job button to submit your application or find out more about this opportunity.

City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.

www.geelongaustralia.com.au/employment

About the City
City of Greater Geelong is Victoria’s largest regional municipality providing services to a growing population of 244,000 residents across 1247km2 comprised of urban, suburban, rural and coastal environments located 75km from Melbourne. The spectacular beauty of the natural environment and the creative design and historical significance of its built environment make the municipality a major tourism magnet for local and international visitors.

Our people take pride in their work and are committed to making a positive impact in the lives of residents of the Geelong region. Employees are provided with engaging and rewarding work and a culture of respect and collaboration. On offer are professional development opportunities, flexible working arrangements, parental leave – 14 weeks paid leave, health & wellbeing program, discounted gym memberships at council facilities and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated and professional team, working together for the community.

About the City Works Department
This department is part of our City Services Division.  It is the operations arm responsible for the construction of new and renewal projects, the maintenance and management of the City's built civil infrastructure, along with management of the City’s heavy and light fleet services.

About the Role
This position coordinates the execution of allocated construction projects, providing support, guidance and direction to teams responsible for project delivery.

Some of the key responsibilities in this role, will include:

  1. Providing effective leadership to a team of field staff and sub-contractors, focused on delivering high-quality outcomes through the continued development of team safety, capability and engagement.
  2. Competently coordinating the delivery and performance of in-house construction projects through the efficient monitoring and use of physical, human and financial resources.
  3. Promoting a safety culture, ensuring staff and sub-contractor compliance to relevant OH&S policies and legislation, safety regulations and Codes of Practice.
  4. Ensuring the correct safety signing for works is set out according to Australian Standards, and all safety measures are understood and carried out by team members so site work is left in a safe condition.
  5. Liaising with Public Authorities, where appropriate, concerning the location of services prior to undertaking construction activities.
  6. Providing advice, support and recommendations to the Project Engineer/s and the Coordinator Construction across a range of operational and strategic matters, including contributing to the preparation of contract bids for tenders and the preparation of budget estimates.
  7. Providing costing and updating reports on the general progress of designated projects to assist in the commercial success of the Construction Unit.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will require: 

  • Certificate in Works Management or significant experience in supervising municipal construction works.
  • Demonstrated ability in promoting a safety culture.
  • Some experience in cost and quantity estimation, basic budgeting and expenditure monitoring.
  • Experience in drafting reports, correspondence and memos for a range of audiences.
  • Genuine interest and experience in driving continual improvement activities and delivering cultural change in a challenging environment.

Applications and Enquiries
Click the Position Description link to view more information about this position. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description.
 
Enquiries: Neil Schryver | 03 5272 4280 | NSchryver@geelongcity.vic.gov.au
 
Applications close 5:00pm Friday 27 September 2019.
 
Position Description

Click the Apply for this job button to submit your application or find out more about this opportunity.

City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.

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