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Installation/Construction Mgr

Job number 79613-206491 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Rockhampton, Brisbane Categories: Engineering, Engineers

Location: Rockhampton OR Brisbane 

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive remuneration offered

About the role: As part of our commitment to invest in technology, processes, and people to unlock safety and productivity benefits, Aurizon has made the decision to continue with the deployment of the European Train Control System (ETCS) on its Central Queensland electric fleet.

Aurizon’s application of ETCS technology onto our heavy-haul coal fleet is known as TrainGuard. Equipment is installed on-board locomotives which continuously supervises train speed and signals through associated centralised and trackside equipment.

This project is well underway, and we are looking for an experienced and Installation / Construction Manager to assist in the embedding of this new technology.

  • Ensure all installation and construction activities under supervision comply with the relevant Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Legislation as well as the enterprise’s Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Standards, Policies and Procedures.
  • Provide input into the design development, constructability and planning of the TrainGuard solution.
  • Develop and implement the Construction Management Plan for the TrainGuard Project in accordance with the project scope as well as any enterprise and/or legal requirements i.e. Principal Contractor requirements, including the development, implementation or review of Safe Working Methods Statements (SWMS), risk assessments etc.
  • Identify, acquire, integrate and manage the internal and/or external resources required to complete the project construction activities i.e. coordinate internal construction resources, and/or develop scopes of work and assist with the procurement of contract construction packages.
  • Manage, monitor and control onsite construction activities through the use of: pre-start briefs; direct supervision; onsite inspections, audits etc. 
  • Ensure the construction work complies with the design and engineering specifications through the establishment of suitable quality assurance regime, including testing, commissioning, and verification activities.
  • Must be able to travel regularly around Central QLD

About you: 

  • A Tertiary Qualification in either; Engineering, Construction or Project Management, or an equivalent engineering trade qualifications.
  • Industry recognised qualifications/certifications in Project Management.
  • 10 years+ experience in the development, planning and delivery of related projects
  • Extensive knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Legislation as well as principles of Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Standards, Policies and Procedures.
  • High level of operational management skills, especially in leading and managing a integrated  team with particular emphasis on operating in a dynamic operational railway environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of project management methodologies, tools and structure.
  • High level of skill in the development of common goals and strong working relationships between senior managers, key internal and external stakeholders and operational staff.
  • High level of interpersonal, communication, negotiation, conflict resolution and influencing skills that build and sustain productive relationships and partnerships.
  • High level of skill in analysis, interpretation and problem solving relevant to a high stress, ambiguous and fast changing environment.

What we can offer you: At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees to reach their full potential.  With a National portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with long term and exciting career opportunities. 

At Aurizon we believe in connection

It is our ability to connect that strengthens communities, industries and builds economies. It helps to embrace diversity in our workplace and that is the experience we want for everyone. We are building a culture where everyone is seen, heard and valued, because of their diversity. We value inclusion throughout the whole company and encourage you to apply.

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 100 ASX company.  Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets.

We strive for a diverse, collaborative, creative and a high-performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic work environment.

To learn about us and our company values visit


Advertised: 02 Jul 2024 Applications close: 26 Jul 2024