Operations Manager - Spray Seal


Location: Pinkenba

Job Type: Full time


Who are we? 

RPQ is a professional company that specialise in the safe delivery of quality services including: asphalt production and laying, road maintenance and construction, road milling and bitumen spray sealing services to State and Local Government authorities and private customers across Queensland and New South Wales.

RPQ is owned by the Downer Group, a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world-leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

We are seeking an Operations Manager to head up our Spray Seal operations in QLD and be influential in building client relationships. This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your leadership skills to coach and mentor teams to drive success.

Ideally, you will have more than 10 years of leadership exposure across, Sprayseal, Asphalt or Surfacing operations .

About you:

  • A background in operations management is essential . Qualifications in civil engineering, business management or a related discipline are preferred, however not essential.
  • An understanding of the tender preparation and negotiation processes.
  • Manage, supervise and schedule the activities of Project Engineers, Supervisors, labour workforce/ subcontractors and on-site purchasing and administration staff to ensure coordination and compliance of the construction process.
  • Understanding the importance of Zero Harm work practices.
  • Possess strong skills in planning; organisational and time management.
  • Advanced computer skills, in particular, MS Project and Excel.

What’s on offer:

  • The ability to build your professional career in a multi-disciplined business environment.
  • A tool of trade vehicle.
  • Employee discounts on a range of goods & services + wellness programs.
  • Competitive remuneration with on-going training and support.

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. For more information, please contact Samantha Temple - Recruitment Team Lead on E:Samantha.Temple@downergroup.com

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