construction manager in Melbourne CBD

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melbourne cbd, victoria
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AU$ 150,000 - AU$ 155,000 per year
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simon obrien, randstad
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job description

Construction Manager (Terminal Substations), Melbourne (Victoria), $180,000 - $200,000 total package

Are you Construction Site Manager with HV Transmission Substation Experience?

Do you have experience working in the power transmission and distribution / high voltage (HV) sector?

Would you like to join one of Australia’s major EPC companies?

Randstad has a fantastic opportunity for a Construction Manager to join a major player in the HV sector infrastructure. The organisation is engaged in a number of long-term renewable energy projects, for example; construction of greenfield terminal substations, 66kV and above, refurbishments, substation extensions, cable schemes, transformer and switchgear installation within substations at voltage levels from 66kV to 500kV.


Initially this site based role will be working on a new 220/33kV substation connecting a large onshore wind farm to the network. The project value is around $20M and the construction phase is around 12 months. The project pipeline is very strong and upon completion of this project you will work on other large scale HV projects, predominantly within the renewable energy space.

The contractor is involved in all aspects of the construction, from the civils to the electrical infrastructure (balance of plant). They will install the primary plant, circuit breakers, transformers, relay systems, control buildings, transmission lines, etc.


  • Manage site-based operatives working on these HV schemes
  • Programme of works.
  • Manage the installation of HV cables, switchgear and transformers.
  • Ensure adherence to Health & Safety on site.
  • Manage programme of works.
  • Liaise with clients and meet with them on a regular basis.
  • Managing site workforce (at peak ca. 20 employees).
  • Reporting to the Project Manager.


  • Qualification in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience as a Construction Manager within the HV sector, ideally working on transmission substation projects.
  • Driving licence
  • Health and safety qualification (desirable)

If this role is of interest, and you meet the minimum requirements, you are invited to click the Apply button. Alternatively please email your CV to


Substation, Transformer, Switchgear, Transmission, Distribution, Busbar, Circuit Breaker, health and safety, terminal substation, construction


Electrical qualification