Project Manager – Environmental Services

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.

McMahon Services is committed to employing for the long term rather than just for projects. We have family business values, whilst integrating our reputation, integrity, safety, excellence and relationships to deliver exceptional outcomes for our customers.

The Environmental Services customer stream delivers Demolition and Asbestos Removal, Industrial Services, Hazardous and contaminated site remediation across Australia and New Zealand.

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.

About the Role:

This is an existing role reporting directly to the Senior Project Manager – Western Australia. We are looking for a Project Manager to provide project guidance on a high-profile demolition and rehabilitation project in the power generation sector. Your primary responsibility is to deliver a complex staged demolition of a power station that will primarily be delivered by in-house capability of people, plant and equipment.

You will demonstrate a strong risk-based approach that manages key stakeholders, oversee technical methodologies, and are accountable for the overall cost, time and WHSEQ deliverables. A key requirement of the role is to demonstrate visible initiative at the project site to promote a positive safety culture, that also assists in developing careers for all of our McMahon employees.

Work Type: Full Time

Location: Kwinana, WA

Responsibilities of the role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Overall responsibility for the performance of the project based onsite at Kwinana, WA. The services include Demolition and Decommissioning, Asbestos Hazardous Remediation and Scaffolding. The project operates over a normal 6 day working week.
  • Piloting and managing day to day operations via internal self-delivery and subcontracted services through the efficient allocation of employees, plant and equipment in line with Key Performance Indicators.
  • Work, Health, Safety, Quality and Environment plans, reporting and driving a behavioural based safety culture.
  • Financial Management including developing the work packages, monthly project forecasting, variation submissions and payment collection.
  • Project Controls, Contract Management and Procurement in accordance with developed policies and procedures.

Skills and experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management within demolition and construction is preferred. Construction experience in high-risk environments in resource and/or industrial sites is mandatory.
  • Experience in Project cost control budgeting, procurements and forecasting
  • Excellent management skills and the ability to inspire others and create a great culture, managing a diverse team.
  • Problem solving and decision-making abilities overlayed with a strategic mindset.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build lasting relationships with customers, contractors and stakeholders.
  • Experience in using Microsoft professional suite and ideally experience with Project Management platforms such as Pronto XI, Procore, Aconex, P6 Primavera and Adobe (or similar) and a range of Microsoft Office 365 applications

What We Offer:

This is a full-time position with an attractive remuneration for the right candidate. McMahon Services offer weekly pay, access to Employee Assistance Program and encourage opportunity for additional professional development, training and career growth.

How To Apply:

If you believe this opportunity matches your experience, skills, and work approach, and you are looking to join a progressive 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

As an employer who embraces equal opportunity and diversity, we encourage female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.