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Construction Manager

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 21315 

Job Category: Construction; Engineering; Project Management 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


  • Become a core member of a professional, collaborative and inclusive leadership team
  • Exciting projects with site and office work
  • Career development opportunities

The Australasian (AUA) Hatch Delivery Practices Group is currently seeking applications from experienced Construction Managers and Construction Engineers to assist with an increasing workload that includes work on challenging and interesting Projects of various sizes and complexity.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning and preparation, scheduling and budgeting, organisation and direction, execution and delivery of construction phase works within the Hatch projects. All work will be undertaken at the highest safety and quality levels within prescribed time and costs constraints.

The Construction Manager participates in project front end development phase studies from the conceptual and development stage through the feasibility phases, providing key construction and execution planning and input. During the project execution phase, the Construction Manager will be a key manager on the project team responsible for construction delivery of projects normally via an EPCM or client integrated team approach.

Hatch are an entrepreneurial business in which opportunities abound throughout Australia and globally, so we will ask you to travel domestically and possibly internationally for business and project related activities, as well as potentially undertake extended assignments away from the main office base from time to time.

Key Responsibilities

Pending the role and project requirements the key responsibilities may typically include the following:

  • Responsible for all safety planning associated with the project construction execution methods and processes, with support of the Project Manager and Site Health and Safety Manager
  • Take a leading position for construction management within projects which may require leading a designated construction management team
  • Interface with engineering and support constructability processes and design for construction considerations
  • Ensure suitable construction planning processes are embedded in the overall Project Delivery process, including development of construction plans and work packs interfacing into the Hatch digital project delivery processes
  • Develop, review and approve construction estimates, budgets, forecasts and schedules
  • Review construction/erection drawings and specifications, develop strategies for erection interfaces, determine appropriate construction methods and pre-empt problem areas
  • Work with the Project Manager and the project core team of design engineers, procurement, planning and scheduling and other personnel as required to ensure timely and effective construction delivery
  • Site construction management and supervision of project teams, contractors and interfacing with client teams to safely deliver site based activities
  • Cooperate with the Pre-Operational Testing / Commissioning Manager and teams in the planning and interfacing of execution packages from construction to commissioning phase of projects
  • Support and actively be involved with the Hatch Construction delivery group for the AUA region

Qualifications and Experience

  • Demonstrated health and safety management focus in the construction phase of project delivery, and extensive knowledge of health and safety management procedures, safe work practices, and applicable legislation
  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Extensive construction management and site based construction experience
  • Strong leadership skills, the ability to lead a team and fit into a team environment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Effective report writing skills, planning and organisational skills
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Able to communicate directly with the client on key issues
  • Extensive knowledge of all phases of project and construction operations relating to field activities of all engineering disciplines, construction and maintenance practices, procedures and techniques, and applicable codes and standards
  • Familiarity with a wide range of equipment, tools, and technologies used in construction

An employee owned organisation, by joining Hatch you will have the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for your efforts. You will be provided with many benefits including: competitive remuneration and above statutory superannuation payments; optional salary sacrifice for additional annual leave, and participation in various employee reward and recognition and health and wellbeing programs.

To be considered for these roles you must have current work rights in Australia (i.e. a permanent resident or citizen of Australia or eligible work visa).

To submit your application please click the "Apply" button below.


As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace, we offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks leave per year as part of our Lifestyle Leave Program. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.

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