Rapid Construction is a medium sized company with big capabilities, in business for 34 years and consistently delivering high quality projects for government, commercial and private clients, with a focus on Transport Infrastructure, Heritage, commercial, and industrial projects. We are reliable, dependable, consistent, flexible, and accountable.

We are always seeking new people to join our teams, advancing our offering across Greater Metro Sydney and in a wide range of regional NSW locations. We are an ethical employer – we value diversity and encourage everyone traditionally under-represented in the industry to consider joining us.

We are a team of around 50 experienced and motivated people ranging from apprentice carpenters, through Leading Hands, Foremen, Cadets, Contract Administrators, Project Managers, and Engineers, supported by an Admin team and based in North Parramatta. We consistently deliver projects from $10k to $10m via specialist divisions.
The Role The opportunity is in our Civil & Transport Infrastructure Division, for immediate start as a Project Manager, based at our Head Office in North Parramatta, with a focus on project delivery for clients including Sydney Trains, Transport for NSW, Sydney Water, Confluence Water and other State & Local Government entities.
About You Successful applicants will be currently resident in Greater Sydney, NSW Australia or nearby, and possess current Australian working rights.

Successful applicants will be competent in the planning, setup, resourcing, supervision, and management of complex projects most often conducted in occupied, operating, functional environments, to time-frame, and within budget. You will be the face of Rapid, in regular contact with clients, and responsible for coordinating, and mentoring, our Contract Administrators, Site Managers, Foremen, and Leading Hands, as they deliver work onsite.

You will be customer focused, with advanced communication, organisational, and interpersonal skills. You’ll have recent experience working in and around transport infrastructure, and on high-profile, challenging, and technically unusual projects.

You’ll be comfortable working unsupervised and have a solid understanding of both legislative and ISO-based Quality, Work Health & Safety, and Environmental Management principles and practices.
Remuneration A salary in the $150k-190k range will be negotiated with successful applicants, including superannuation and other allowances such as vehicle allowance. Final remuneration package will be dependent upon your skills, experience, qualifications, and industry tenure.

The Senior Team will be open to negotiating precise remuneration arrangements with successful candidates, including the potential for time-, budget-, and/or performance-based bonuses.
Relevant qualifications, skills, and experience Minimum 4 to 5 years in a Project Manager role based on a solid foundation of trade, site management, and/or contract administration experienceAdvanced skills in the management of ISO9001-based Quality systems including preparation of ITPsComfortable on projects up to $10mAdvanced spoken & written skills in EnglishGeneral Induction for ConstructionRail Industry Worker InductionTrade qualifications (Cert III) and/or trade experience an advantage but not essentialTertiary qualifications (Cert IV, Diploma, Degree)MS Office 365 including ProjectExperience in Jobpac/Fieldview (or similar industry tools, e.g. Procore, Workbench, Aconex)Occasional night-time and/or weekend (possession) works are undertaken for Sydney Trains, in which you would be expected to be involved.

Regular travel in the Greater Sydney Metro region is required. Certain projects may require regional travel (NSW & ACT).

A “zero disclosable outcomes” criminal history clearance is required by all our clients. A pre-engagement medical check will be conducted on successful applicants.

Rapid and its clients maintain a zero-tolerance policy towards the use of alcohol and recreational/illegal drugs in the workplace. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

We operate an inclusive, respectful, and ethical company structure. We value diversity, exhibit long-term tenure across our teams, and offer long-term, mutually beneficial opportunities, and career advancement.
Your application will include the following questions:
Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
How many years’ experience do you have as a Construction Project Manager?
Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of OH&S/WHS?
Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?
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