Construction Officer


Location: Greystanes

Job Type: Full time


About Us

Zinfra partners with companies across the utility and infrastructure sectors to deliver maintenance, operations, engineering, and construction services. For our partners our work is crucial to maintaining the safety and reliability of their electricity and gas transmission and distribution assets.

At Zinfra, we are focused on enabling our people to reach their potential, be their true selves and enjoy working in an inclusive environment with a community focus. Prioritising our employees' wellbeing, equal opportunities and empowering a fully diverse and fulfilled workforce is key; we pride ourselves on meeting our employee's expectations.

Our people are our greatest asset so having various flexible working options, remote working, paid parental leave and leave purchase plans amongst many other benefits is a key foundation to our success. We are passionate about what we do and we are proud of who we are.

Diversity and Inclusion

We understand the value of a diverse workforce and have committed to creating real employment opportunities through our Reconciliation Action Plan. We look forward to receiving applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

When you join Zinfra, you become part of our diverse, inclusive, flexible and passionate team. We are a team that celebrates International Women's Day, NAIDOC Week, International Day of People with Disabilities and many other days that matter to our people. Come join us!

About the role

Due to growth within the Gas Industry, we have an exciting and rare opportunity for multiple Construction Officers to work around Sydney, Canberra and Newcastle. In this position, you will be our site supervisor and be responsible for managing contractors on Jemena work sites.

As part of this role, you will ensure the safety and integrity of gas assets through the supervision of all works in the vicinity of gas distribution and high pressure pipelines, including; Trunk, Primary and Secondary assets.

This position has an attractive starting salary of $115,000 pa with paid overtime paid at 1.6. This position also attracts a tool of trade vehicle, 30% uplift for any night works, participation in our bonus program and you will receive travel and living away from home allowances if required.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Providing direction to contractors and Jemena/Zinfra staff to ensure adherence to procedure and company policies
  • Ensuring a safe working environment, compliance and environmental standards are met
  • Supervise all civil works and ensure permit systems are followed
  • Supervise any testing, defect assessment and remedial works on the pipeline and coatings
  • Liaise and report to Jemena/Zinfra management, relevant stakeholders and government departments as required
  • Understand legislation regarding working at depth/heights and in and around other utilities
  • Provide advice/mentor staff and contractors to assist with safe and efficient delivery of works

About you

  • Utilities construction experience, laying underground utilities
  • Basic MS office suite skills (Word and Excel)
  • Driver's Licence
  • Experience with and interpretation of technical drawings/plans/maps (highly regarded)
  • Experience with construction/maintenance of steel pipelines to AS2885 or 4645 (highly regarded)
  • Experience with the use of specialised equipment such as 02 monitors and pipe locators (desirable)

Recruitment Process

During our recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including pre-employment medical, reference checks and a national police check.

Notice to Third Parties: Zinfra does not accept unsolicited resumes (or liability associated with fees or costs) from recruitment agencies, search firms or third parties. Interested candidates are welcome to submit their application independently.

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