Superintendent Representative

Stantec Australia

Location: Maroochydore

Job Type: Full time


Superintendent Representative - ( 2300011P )


Stantec is global consulting firm, with a growing group of water professionals in Australia. We provide a comprehensive array of services across water infrastructure projects encompassing innovative conceptual planning, investigations and feasibility studies, preliminary designs, detailed designs, construction support, commissioning support, and advisory services in the water resources, dams, asset management, potable water, wastewater and treatment sectors. Our water group has secured multiple long term framework contracts and significant career defining major projects with key water authority clients across Australia and locally in South-East Queensland.

About the role:

Stantec has been successful in securing the Superintendent Services contract for the Aura and Harmony External Water Supply and Sewerage Infrastructure project and wants to engage a Superintendent’s Representative to be part of the Superintendent team to work on site in the Sunshine Coast . This Superintendent Representative position is an approximately a 2-year fixed term contract and Stantec aims to enter into a subcontract agreement with a proprietary limited company for this role. The successful person must be set up as a contractor and will be contracted to Stantec.

This is a contract position starting May 2023 with an anticipated contract end date of March 2025. Being a site-based position, it is anticipated that approximately 50% of the work will be performed at the construction site and 50% will be site office based. With a Monday to Friday work week with normal working hours from 7AM to 5PM with additional overtime if/as required.

You will be joining a team the consists of a Superintendent, three Superintendent Representatives, a Quality Inspector and an Administrative Assistant.

The duties of the Superintendent Representative will include:

  • Perform daily quality control and assurance inspections, auditing for compliance of the construction works with the project specifications

  • Perform regular environmental and WHS surveys working closely with the Stantec Environmental and WHS team members

  • Perform review of project documentation including contractor management plans and design drawings for compliance with the project specifications

  • Manage communication with stakeholders including the Client and the Contractor

  • Taking (site) meeting minutes remaining an impartial team member

  • Providing input into the monthly reporting and progress claim approval process

  • Provide input into management of variation claims

  • Review and approval of Inspections Test Plans

  • Management of defects

  • Provide support during dispute resolution

About the Project:

Stantec’s client intends to engage a D&C contractor for the delivery of the Aura and Harmony External Water Supply and Sewerage Infrastructure project.

This primarily greenfield site project has 3 distinctive portions which include:

  • The Harmony Water project will include building a new water reservoir at Tanawha and installing 2.6km of new water pipes from the reservoir to Harmony estate in Palmview.

  • The Aura Water Project includes construction of a new water reservoir and installation of 12km of new water pipeline from the Ewen Maddock Water Treatment Plant to Aura in Caloundra South.

  • The Aura Sewer Project will include installing a new sewer pump station and 14kms of new sewer pipe to transfer sewage to our Kawana Sewage Treatment Plant.

All portions of the works include open-cut as well as trenchless pipelaying methodology (HDD and microtunnelling).

To be successful for this role you'll bring:

  • Tertiary Qualification in relevant Engineering field preferably Civil

  • Solid experience in the construction of large size in-ground pipelines using open cut and trenchless construction method

  • Approximately 10 to 15 years’ work experience with a solid site-based / field experience

  • Ability to remain impartial and make judgments based on the contract documentation

  • Able to read and understand Primavera P6 Program

  • Sound knowledge of drawings and specifications interpretation

  • Knowledge of contract management is preferred

  • Own vehicle – 4WD with orange hazard warning light and (portable) UHF radio

  • Professional indemnity and public liability insurances

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across sectors and industries to bring water, transport, energy, architecture, and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

It's our people that sets us apart … and we hope that includes you.

How to apply

Please submit your most recent CV outlining your experience relevant to this role by following the ‘apply’ link.

No Agency CV’s will be accepted.


Tertiary Qualification in relevant Engineering field preferably Civil

Primary Location : Australia-Queensland-Maroochydore

Organization : BC-3002 Water-AU Australia

Employee Status : Contract

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 1, 2023, 7:43:13 PM

Req ID: 2300011P

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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