Feb 19, 2021

Private Works Manager

  • Unitywater
  • Sunshine Coast QLD, Australia
Full time Construction Engineering Engineering (civil/structural) Management


About us:
At Unitywater, we operate in a diverse and inclusive environment where no two days are the same. We provide essential water supply and reliable utilities services to the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa regions that account for 16% of Queensland’s population. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we are proud to service our communities with smart and environmentally sustainable practices.
About the role:
The Private Works Manager operates across our service region, Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay. In this role you will provide leadership to our teams and contractors undertaking construction and renewals activities on water and wastewater infrastructure for internal and external customers.

You will ensure a safe and engaged workforce, fostering on a ‘zero harm’ safety culture. Applying your commercial acumen experience you will identify and execute opportunities to improve budget performance focusing on productivity. Putting to use your technical expertise, you will ensure the delivery of quality standards and workplace efficiencies for the customers of Unitywater.
About you:
To contribute to Unitywater’s values of ReliabilitySafetyHonesty & IntegrityEfficiencyOne TeamInnovation, you will demonstrate the following skills and qualities for the role:

  • Demonstrated extensive experience in Civil Engineering Projects.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in leading large construction teams.
  • An understanding of water supply, sewerage and recycled water operation and maintenance activities.
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen experience with budgets in excess of $1 million.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, building and maintaining relationships, negotiation, and conflict resolution.
  • Strong written communication for reporting and correspondence.
  • C Class Driver License. 

Working at Unitywater:
Unitywater is one of the largest employers in the region, offering continuous investment in training, diverse career paths, health and wellness benefits, flexible work arrangements and a rewarding environment. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment that supports individuals to reach their full potential.
Proudly Unitywater:
We know that we are smarter, better, together.  That’s why we are committed to working in a team that includes values the unique contributions of all our people.  Unitywater actively encourages candidates with all abilities and diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply:
Applicants will need to demonstrate eligibility and right to work in Australia and successfully complete relevant pre-employment checks, including verification of criminal history, drivers licence and driving history, alcohol and other drug screening.

Applications close: Sunday 7th March 2021.
We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date

Remuneration: Salary
For further information or to request the position description for this role, please contact the Careers team at careers@unitywater.com



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