Construction Supervisor - Mining in Mackay with Chandler Macleod

Job Description

Chandler Macleod is a national and well recognised recruitment organisation and we are always on the lookout for exceptional candidates to work with us. We are currently seeking an experienced Construction Supervisor for a major mining client in the Bowen Basin, reputed for its outstanding working environment and exciting job opportunities. The role offers a competitive remuneration for the right candidate.

  • Construction Lead
  • Trade or equivalent industry experience
  • Supervisory experience


  • A background in Civil and Construction, Bulk Earthworks or SMP trades or equivalent
  • Reasonable knowledge of other disciplines would be highly advantageous
  • The ability to work in a QLD Coal Mine (S11, medical)
  • QLD Coal Supervisor course(S1, S2, S3)
  • RIIRIS402D Facilitate Risk Management (G2) preferred
  • A high level of written and verbal communication
  • Proficient user of MS Office software inc. Word, Outlook, Excel


  • Contribute to the construction strategy and project execution plan by identifying the optimal sequence of construction for the complete facilities
  • Be responsible for the development of specific construction deliverables (plans, specifications and procedures) as directed by the construction manager
  • Coordinate and review EPC/EPCM/Contractor construction activities including schedule, budget, deliverables and safety performance ensuring compliance with owner standards and processes
  • Provide construction expertise as input to value improvement practices for the development of construction related deliverables, including participation in constructability activities and engineering design reviews
  • Manage an area or discipline on the construction site on a day to day basis ensuring the construction team performs their role in line with site expectations
  • Act as a "point of contact" between the Implementation Contractor and the existing operating facilities to ensure minimal disruption to both Operations and construction activities
  • Coordinate execution of construction risk and quality management plans to assure effective management of the project's construction scope of work
  • Monitor project/program progress, so that any deviations that may impact the construction activities can be managed and the effects minimised
  • Collaborate on the process of handover between the functions that interface with the Construction process - Engineering, Projects Contracts & Procurement, Commissioning and Operations
  • Lead, coach and mentor team members to ensure delivery against performance targets
  • Integrate and apply internal lessons learned and external best practices across the project with identified opportunities for improvements in project management, increased capital efficiency and productivity

Suitable candidates will need to supply:

  • Resume - Current with contactable referees
  • Driver Licence (Front and Back)
  • Birth Certificate or passport
  • Current QLD Coal Board Medical (or willing to obtain)
  • Standard 11 - Statement of Attainment
  • Evidence or previous competency in similiar role

If you meet these requirements and are looking for a new opportunity please apply