Senior Project Manager

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Job Type
Permanent Full-time
Aus - NSW - Regional
CPB Contractors, Eligible for Employee Referral Payment
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CPB Contractors is Australia’s leading contractor and the largest infrastructure construction company in our region. Part of the CIMIC Group, we are proud to be constructing Australia’s future and do so collaboratively with our partners and clients.

We hire for careers, not project life. CPB Contractors has more than 50 major infrastructure projects in delivery, across all key sectors of the construction industry, including roads and bridges, rail, tunnelling, defence, airports, buildings and resources, providing you with career opportunities for years to come.

The Project

The Riverina Redevelopment Joint Venture is a 50/50 joint venture between CPB Contractors and Downer to undertake major upgrades and replacement of existing infrastructure and facilities to support Defence capability for the next 30 years.

The proposed project consists of a program of works across three Department of Defence establishments including:

  • Albury Wodonga Military Area (including North, South & East Bandiana & Latchford Barracks)
  • Blamey Barracks Kapooka
  • RAAF Base Wagga

The proposed capital investment of $1.8b will incorporate a variety of elements including:

  • Construction of new messing and living-in accommodation
  • Construction of new training facilities
  • Refurbishment and upgrading of existing buildings
  • Remedial works and upgrades to infrastructure services

For further information please visit the Riverina Redevelopment Joint Venture Website -

Your opportunity

Reporting into the Project Director, the Senior Project Manager, will lead, direct and coordinate the operation of the project construction to achieve the project objectives for safety, cost, programme, quality and environmental performance.

With a proven track record in delivering large scale building or infrastructure projects, the right candidate will have:

  • Successfully delivered major building and/or multi-disciplinary projects valued at over $100 million.
  • Significant experience in relevant construction management roles with prior experience working for major building/infrastructure contractors.
  • Experience working on defence projects is preferred.
  • High level of technical understanding and experience in technically complex engineering/construction projects.
  • Relevant degree qualification in engineering or construction management is desirable.
  • Genuine commitment to safety and a proactive approach to safety processes and practises on site.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).  

This role will be based at Wagga Wagga. An attractive relocation package that includes removalist costs will be made available to the successful applicant.

CPB Contractors is an equal-opportunity employer. We support women in construction, Indigenous advancement, and participation and encourage people of all cultural backgrounds to apply.

We’re always looking for ways to make CPB Contractors a more rewarding place to work and offer a unique set of benefits, including:

  • A rewarding career where we support your development, training and promote from within.
  • Opportunities across all construction sectors so that there is always an opportunity suitable for the next stage in your career.
  • Competitive remuneration and excellent benefits including a health and wellbeing program, discount portal and company-funded salary continuance insurance.
  • Flexible work arrangements and a culture that values diversity and innovation.

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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