Project Manager – Civil – NT

  • Family owned business with work-life flexibility

  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement

  • Dynamic and challenging projects with Tier 1 customers

MSA NT is a multi-faceted construction services and environmental contractor with over 25 years experience delivering small to large scale complex projects across the Northern Territory. We have grown and developed into an industry-leading contractor delivering challenging defence projects working together with Tier 1 customers.

As a result of our strategic growth and winning projects, we are inviting talented individuals to join the McMahon Services Northern Territory team, having offices based in Darwin, Gove, Alice Springs & Katherine.

What We Offer:

Full-time position with an attractive remuneration for the right candidate. McMahon Services offers weekly pay, access to a range of employee benefits, professional development opportunities, training and career growth.


Work Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Darwin, Northern Territory

About The Role:

With the company showing continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our Northern Territory team to work on our various projects based in NT. Your primary responsibility will be strategically managing projects through effective management of people and processes to deliver the projects on time, within budget and to achieve the desired outcomes aligned with the company’s objectives and in compliance with all relevant legislations.

This role is a full-time permanent opportunity based in Darwin, Northern Territory. Relocation cost is covered for the right candidate.

  • Develop and maintain project schedules, identify critical path activities, and proactively address potential delays to ensure timely project completion.
  • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize project disruptions and ensure safety for all stakeholders
  • Address project challenges and conflicts in a timely and decisive manner, seeking innovative solutions to keep the project on track
  • Monitor and review progress reports to align with broader outcome goals
  • Manage and review contractors, sub-contractors, service suppliers and other project vendors and direct improvements as required
  • Review and approve Notices of Delay, variations, EOT submissions and progress claims
  • Review and approve supplier/subcontractor invoices
  • Perform overall quality control of the work and regularly reporting on project status
  • Prepare reports for internal and external stakeholder
  • Lead and manage the project team for effective project delivery
  • Monitor project cashflow and apply cost control against budget

About You:

To be successful in the role, you will need:

  • Tertiary engineering qualifications in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Construction White Card and Current driver’s license
  • Ability to obtain DCSI and Defence clearance
  • Ability to pass a Drug and Alcohol and Fit for work assessment
  • Competency in Project Management software ((e.g., Microsoft Professional Suite, MS Project, Primavera), ERP systems (e.g., Pronto, SAP, Oracle e-business) and project management platforms (e.g., InEight, Aconex, Procore)
  • Sound understanding of Australian Standards (AS)
  • Experience in leading, managing and motivating teams
  • Problem-solving and innovative approach and ability to work under pressure

As an employer who embraces equal opportunity and diversity, we strongly encourage female, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.  For any person who feels they may not meet aspects of the selection criteria we nevertheless encourage you to apply.

How To Apply:

If you believe this opportunity matches your experience, skills and work approach, and you are looking to join a construction company that embraces diversity and fosters its employees for long-term career progression, then send your application to [email protected].


Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted. This position is open only to those eligible to work in Australia.

About Us:

McMahon Services is one of Australia’s largest privately-owned construction, industrial and environmental services organisations. As a national business, we operate from city centres through to remote locations and employ over 1,100 people across Australia and New Zealand.

Our breadth of services extends from demolition and hazardous materials management, through to civil infrastructure, building construction and services and major turnkey, multi-discipline construction projects. We operate across a wide range of sectors including resources / oil &gas, heavy industrial, defence, public infrastructure, ports and marine and water.

McMahon Services is committed to long-term employment rather than just for projects. We are a family business and pride ourselves on our values of reputation, integrity, safety and excellence to deliver exceptional outcomes for our customers.

Our people are central to what we do. Our work environment is positive, collaborative, and open, and we operate as a team. We are firmly committed to looking after the success and wellbeing of our staff, from safety in the workplace through to professional development, ongoing training, and equal opportunities.