Asphalt Manager - Bathurst


Location: Bathurst

Job Type: Full time


Downer manages and maintains Road Networks across Australia and New Zealand, we manufacture and supply products and services to create safe, efficient and reliable journeys. We are committed to innovation and are leaders in the sustainable asphalt industry and circular economy. Underpinned by industry leading research we live our values by using recycled products and environmentally sustainable methods to produce asphalt.

We are seeking an Asphalt Manager who will head up our operations in Bathurst, NSW and be influential in building client relationships. The successful candidate will oversee an enthusiastic team delivering road surfacing projects together with managing the operations of our asphalt production plant.

About you:

  • Sound understanding in delivering asphalt, surfacing, paving and/or minor civil projects.
  • A background in operations management is essential. Qualifications in civil engineering, business management or a related discipline are preferred, however not essential.
  • Strong financial acumen with the ability to prepare and monitor operational forecasts and budgets.
  • A strong understanding of Zero Harm best practice.
  • Proactive approach to change management with the capacity to lead and inspire teams.
  • A solid understanding of the preparation and negotiation processes relating to tendering and contract negotiation.
  • Successful track record of proactively building relationships with key stakeholders and developing new business opportunities.
  • Proficient computer skills.

Why us

  • Suite of benefits including health and wellness initiatives.
  • Proud to be recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women. Find out the benefits we offer via this link:
  • Competitive remuneration with on-going training and support.
  • The ability to build your professional career in a multi-disciplined business environment.

At Downer, our approach to diversity is what sets us apart. Our people can be their best by bringing their most authentic selves to work every day. We are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role and your experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

We do not accept applications via email however for more information, please contact Samantha Temple on E:

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