Substation Construction Manager

Full Time
Burwood VIC
Posted 30 days ago
Job description

Substation Construction Manager

About Us

Zinfra partners with companies across the utility and infrastructure sectors to deliver maintenance, operations, engineering, and construction services. For our partners, our work is crucial to maintaining the safety and reliability of their electricity and gas transmission and distribution assets.


  • Financial - Salary sacrifice, Bank of Melbourne home loan cashback offers, employee referrals $5000 for referring a successful candidate
  • Leisure/Travel – Car hire and purchase two week’s extra annual leave per year
  • Community – Volunteering leave and salary sacrifice/workplace giving
  • Health & Wellbeing – Salary continuance/insurance, paid parental leave (14 weeks primary carer), private health insurance, fitness and optical discounts, employee assistance program, flu vaccinations and wellbeing grants, along with taking advantage of our supporting families policy
  • Technology – Discounts on Office 365, computer equipment, Samsung and Bluetooth
  • Drive and commute – Novated leasing, car parking and vehicle discounts

Jemena is among the first companies in Australia to be accredited as a Family Inclusive Workplace by Family Friendly Workplaces.

About the role:

As our Substation Construction Manager you will be responsible for the coordination and management of project field activities as specified by the Client, within a geographical area of the United Energy network.

Your role will also include:

  • Responsible for the co-ordination and management of all construction activities within a zone substation (inclusive of underground and overhead); focusing on safety and ensuring the project risks are identified and managed.
  • Managing the day to day construction work and procurement activities, resource requirements and project issues .
  • Manage field resources in line with project organisation structure, ensuring that the projects are completed to Client’s expectations – safely, on time, to approved scope, quality and environmental standards.
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders relations with sub-contractors, the client and internal staff.
  • Coordinate sub-contractors and the quality of their work.
  • Provide accurate input into forecasting of the program resource & financial requirements
  • Assist Project Manager & Estimators (as required) – scoping, bid tendering, cost estimation and construction schedules.
  • Improve operational and project efficiencies and performance.
  • Organise all aspects of commissioning and punch list development.

About you:

To be successful in this role your resume should demonstrate:

  • Engineering qualification and/or electrical trade qualifications and/or sound experience in the electrical distribution industry.
  • Detailed working understanding of the electrical network and the structure of the Victorian electrical market including key participants.
  • A current Victorian driver’s license is required to be maintained at all times.
  • Understanding of Health & Safety, Training and Employee Relations.
  • Ability to prioritise and schedule activities to optimise time and resource utilisation.
  • Computer literacy skills sufficient to operate common work processing, spread sheet and SAP.
  • Estimating for tender purposes.
  • Well Developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) – required
  • Successfully operate in an environment where there are tight timeframes and conflicting priorities and options.

Recruitment Process:

As part of Zinfra’s commitment to keeping our employees safe, it is a requirement for all employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19. During our recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including pre-employment medical, reference checks, national police check and provide evidence of your vaccination status.

Diversity and Inclusion

We understand the value of a diverse workforce and have committed to creating real employment opportunities through our Reconciliation Action Plan. We look forward to receiving applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

When you join Zinfra, you become part of our diverse, inclusive, flexible and passionate team. We are a team that celebrates International Women’s Day, NAIDOC Week, International Day of People with Disabilities and many other days that matter to our people.

Notice to Third Parties: Zinfra does not accept unsolicited resumes (or liability associated with fees or costs) from recruitment agencies, search firms or third parties. Interested candidates are welcome to submit their application independently.


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