Civil Supervisor - Substation Construction Projects


Location: Brisbane

Job Type: Full time


Downer is the 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. Our reputation for engineering excellence is backed by the scale and strength of our extensive in-house design teams. Our teams are engaged early to provide a full suite of end-to-end services spanning design, procurement, project management, construction, commissioning and complete operations for large scale, complex infrastructure projects. Our unique structure as an integrated D&C contractor gives our engineering staff the unique opportunity to move from the design office, to site, and back again, with the satisfaction of seeing colleagues in the delivery teams build and what they design.

Due to the growth in securing and delivering large-scale substations, we have an opportunity for a Civil Supervisor . Reporting to the Construction Manager, this position is responsible for the coordination and supervision of team members and equipment, in terms of time, cost and quality.


  • Cert III or Cert IV in Civil Construction or equivalent plus two years’ experience working as Supervisor preferably with experience in the construction of substations).
  • Delivery of contractual requirements of work crews within agreed budgets
  • Understand project budget in details of cost code structure (CBS), quantities and understanding of breakdown into plant, materials, labour, and subcontract.
  • Site supervision in terms of quality, timeliness and compliance and efficient organisation and supervision of people, plant and machinery resources
  • Planning works and arranging resources and material required for jobs.
  • Liaise with Management to ensure all activities/schedules are adhered to.

This position is a FIFO / DIDO Site based role with a site uplift of 15%. The roster is 10 days on and 4 days off with a daily LAHA allowance of $275 (tax free)


  1. Suite of benefits including health and wellness initiatives
  2. Personalised career growth working with an industry leader.
  3. Competitive remuneration with on-going training and support
  4. Safety focused culture working within in leading services industry.
  5. Management support coupled with ongoing training and mentoring.
  6. Career enhancing opportunity to work within an ASX limited company.

For more information about this position please contact Claire Venter – Recruitment & Sourcing Business Partner at

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