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Construction Supervisor (Physical Implementation)



Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite
  • Oversee defence related construction site project
  • Townsville site location
  • Provide exceptional leadership and communication on site


About you

You will be a dedicated and experienced construction supervisor, with a background in overseeing construction projects in consultation with engineers and project managers.


You will be detail-orientated, have strong knowledge of building codes and construction safety/ environmental regulations, and be able to manage day to day site logistics during construction.


You enjoy the opportunity to collaborate with effective communication skills and provide clear, concise updates and reporting.


About the role

Reporting to the Physical Implementation Manager, you will oversee an allocated construction site project and supervise the construction team based at this site. You will be accountable for site safety and environmental compliance, overseeing scheduling, conducting project meetings, ensuring induction training and Permit to Work requirements are met.


On a daily basis you will manage site logistics during construction; conduct site safety and compliance audits and report on project progress to the project team.


You should also be able to perform first aid and implement a site response plan in the event of an emergency.


This is an onsite position based in Townsville, Queensland.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Australian Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain Defence Security Clearance as per AGSVA requirements
  • Significant experience managing construction site or allied projects, preferably in remote locations
  • Proven experience as a construction site supervisor with exceptional leadership skills
  • Working knowledge of construction tools, equipment and mobile plant (eg. Elevated Work Platform, excavation plant, cranes).
  • Current drivers licence
  • Sound knowledge of building codes, construction safety regulations and ability to interpret drawings


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility;
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver.


Who we are
Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,300 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:

  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain an appropriate level of Defence Security Clearance for the role, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks. These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.


Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.


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