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Deputy Construction Manager - Tunneling and Underground Construction - New South Wales

Catalyst Recruitment Ltd.
New South Wales
Excellent package including vehicle, medical insurance, relocation & immigration assistance
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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My client is a leading player in the infrastructure development sector, dedicated to delivering high-impact projects that shape the future. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, they are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join the team as Deputy Construction Manager for a major infrastructure project based in New South Wales.


  • Minimum 8 years of hands-on experience in tunnelling and underground construction projects.
  • Proven track record of successful project delivery, demonstrating leadership and managerial skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction methodologies, safety standards, and industry best practices related to tunnelling and underground works.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Solid understanding of project management principles and the ability to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and compliance standards in the construction industry.


  • Assist the Construction Manager in planning, organizing, and overseeing all aspects of the tunnelling and underground construction project.
  • Manage day-to-day operations, ensuring adherence to safety protocols and quality standards.
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders, including engineers, contractors, and regulatory authorities.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the project team, resolving issues and challenges as they arise.
  • Monitor project progress, budget, and timelines, making adjustments as necessary to ensure successful project completion.
  • Prepare regular reports for senior management, highlighting key milestones, challenges, and solutions.
  • Mentor and develop junior staff, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and knowledge sharing.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Professional accreditation and membership in relevant industry associations preferred.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.

The successful candidate will be offered an excellent salary as part of a package that includes accommodation, superannuation, relocation and immigration assistance. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a major Australian infrastructure project so if it’s of interest send a copy of your CV to Phil via and we can take your application from there.


Catalyst Recruitment specialise in the recruitment of technical professionals for the built environment. Our clients include consulting engineers, civil contractors, local authorities, government agencies and utility companies throughout New Zealand.

Specialising in one professional sector means that you will receive expert advice from us. Catalyst Recruitment has been established on the premise that all parties to the recruitment.

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