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Design Manager

Job ID
989345
Job Type
Permanent Full-time
Location
Aus - Melbourne
Categories
Design
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CPB Contractors, as part of the Rail Infrastructure Alliance (RIA), has been named as the Victorian Government’s preferred proponent to deliver a $1 billion package of works in support of the $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project.

CPB Contractors and John Holland are equal construction partners in the RIA, with AECOM as the design partner. The RIA also comprises project owner Rail Projects Victoria (formerly the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority) and operational franchisee Metro Trains Melbourne.

About the Project:

This is the second package of Metro Tunnel works to be delivered by CPB Contractors, following the award of a $1 billion design and construct contract as part of the Rail Systems Alliance (RSA) in December 2017.

Construction has commenced and will be completed by 2025.

This fourth major works package for the Metro Tunnel Project covers the existing Sunbury rail line between the western tunnel entrance in South Kensington and Tottenham, and the Dandenong rail line between the eastern tunnel entrance in South Yarra and Caulfield Station.

Major works for the Alliance includes the design and construction of entrance structures that will interface with Metro Tunnel works at South Yarra and South Kensington and also major Rail Upgrade works in the Western Railway Corridor.

 

About the role:

We are currently seeking applications for an Design Manager to join us on the Metro Tunnel Project as part of the Rail Infrastructure Alliance. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a high-profile Rail Infrastructure Project as part of one of Australia’s most highly regarded construction companies.  With an enviable range of projects underway and in the pipeline, CPB can offer impressive opportunities for career progression.

 

As an Design Manager, you will be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:

  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to the SHE Cultural Framework, policies, Safety Essentials and Management System requirements and expectations.
  • Develop and maintain an awareness of SHE hazards and associated risks and demonstrate a commitment to eliminate or minimise those risks.
  • Understand and effectively undertake SHE accountabilities.
  • Ensure project safety in design (SiD) requirements are met
  • Ensuring the design fully complies with the project contract documents
  • Delivering to the design programme
  • Driving performance and providing leadership to the project team
  • Promote and develop improvements into the design
  • Ensure that safety and constructability is built into the design
  • Drive and manage performance of design consultants
  • Develop and deliver against project goals and objectives including:
  • Preparing accurate monthly reports on project performance criteria
  • Reporting immediately to the Engineering Manager any event which may significantly change the project forecast
  • Ensuring the design fully complies with the project contract documents
  • Delivering to the design programme
  • Driving performance and providing leadership to the project team
  • Promote and develop improvements into the design
  • Ensure that safety and constructability is built into the design
  • Drive and manage performance of design consultants
  • Develop and deliver against project goals and objectives including:
  • Preparing accurate monthly reports on project performance criteria
  • Reporting immediately to the Engineering Manager any event which may significantly change the project forecast
  • Ensuring the design team is adequately resourced to deliver key requirements in line with the programme, budget and contractual arrangements
  • Effectively assign tasks to team members to deliver the required project outputs to agreed specifications
  • Ensuring the design team is adequately resourced to deliver key requirements in line with the programme, budget and contractual arrangements
  • Effectively assign tasks to team members to deliver the required project outputs to agreed specifications

 

Our minimum requirements for the role are:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering or equivalent from recognised institution.
  • Minimum 10 years design experience in the related field.
  • Interpretation and application of contracts.
  • Computer skills (word processing, email), company management system requirements.
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental legislation.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Industry and or project induction in accordance with legislation.

 

If you are interested in these roles and meet the above requirements, please apply below.

We support diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note this role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

How to apply

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