Project Manager

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Work type: Full Time - White Collar
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Project Management


Duratec is an ASX listed project-based contractor with a national footprint of 16 branches across Australia providing innovative whole of life engineering, construction and remediation solutions in Mining, Defence, Oil and Gas, Marine, Industrial and Commercial industries.


Due to an expanding portfolio of awarded contracts within our defence sector, we are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our VIC Defence Team working out of our Glen Iris base and project sites. Reporting to the Defence State Lead VIC/TAS, you will be primarily responsible for overall management of the projects in the Division including planning, coordination and controlling the construction and building projects through to completion.


In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Controlling and managing all aspects of the projects involving new Commercial Builds and remediation of Defence Projects
  • Project managing from initial site setup to completion
  • Ensuring compliance with HSECQ requirements
  • Ensuring effective cost control and efficient running of the project
  • Coordinating direct labour and subcontractors
  • Project progress reporting and conducting weekly meetings
  • Provision of advice on any technical and engineering issues
  • Liaise closely with the client ensuring project runs to program


Along with several years’ experience in a similar role within the building and construction industry (Defence construction and/or refurbishment experience is highly regarded), to be successful in this role you will maintain:

  • Extensive project management and delivery skills, including budgeting, coordinating work priorities, cost control, stakeholder management, subcontractor management, documentation, statutory approvals
  • Outstanding leadership skills with the ability to grow and develop a high performing team
  • The ability to develop, maintain and influence positive working relationships with stakeholders of all levels
  • An understanding of safety policies and procedures and the ability to inspire a positive safety culture
  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or Construction

Please note: All Defence vacancies require a current police clearance to be provided during the recruitment process and require PR or Aust Citizenship.


We strive to foster a working environment that supports every individual to attain their best potential with a wide range of employee benefits and ongoing opportunity to develop individual capability including:

  • Choice of a fully maintained vehicle or car allowance
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Rewarding and supportive culture 


Please click on apply and complete the online application form. Please call Claire Douglas, Recruitment Advisor on 08 6206 6992 for any further information required.

Duratec is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

Duratec have signed the Veterans Employment Commitment, illustrating that we value the skills and experience of ex-ADF members and will consider veterans for our employment opportunities.


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