SA Regional Manager – Building and Construction

  • Leadership opportunity in a family-owned business

  • Lead, develop and manage a regional team

  • Work on dynamic and challenging projects

McMahon Services is a successful construction, industrial and environmental services businesss.  Our Building & Construction team delivers maintenance, brownfield projects, fit-outs and new build commercial construction projects ranging from $100k – $50m.  Our maintenance teams deliver sustaining capital projects across various disciplines such as, general maintenance, plumbing, electrical, fabrication, civil, concrete, demolition, asbestos, roofing and cladding.  Our customers include Nyrstar, GFG, Simec, BHP, regional councils, Ventia and Defence.

As a result of our strategic growth, we are inviting a talented individual to join the McMahon Services Building & Construction team as SA Regional Manager.

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, Employee Assistance Program and encourages professional development, training and career growth.

Successful candidate will be provided with a vehicle allowance or company vehicle, laptop and phone to complete your day to day works.

Work Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Port Pirie, SA

About The Role:

Our regional operations in South Australia are long embedded as part of our business, established for over 35 years.  We have offices in Port Pirie, Whyalla, Port Lincoln, Roxby Downs and Adelaide head office.  We are seeking a Regional Manager to join our Building and Construction team to oversee the regional operations and develop a strategy for further growth of our Port Pirie, Whyalla and Port Lincoln offices.

Reporting directly to the Executive General Manager, your primary responsibility will be overseeing the regional operations, including regional strategy, business structure, safety, tenders, contracts and operational success.  The role manages people, stakeholders and processes to safely deliver both maintenance works and projects using our company values of Reputation, Integrity, Safety and Excellence.


  • Development and delivery of the strategic plan for each regional operation
  • Oversee P&L responsibility for the Regions’ operations, including preparation and working within budget.
  • Monitor and forecast oversight of projects delivered in the region, including approval of all customer quotes and proposals for the region’s operations.
  • Lead and inspire direct reports to deliver customer-centric results and uphold company values
  • Provide effective leadership, setting clear goals and expectations, and supporting team development and career growth
  • Foster a “One McMahon” team culture, prioritising customer and enterprise needs in decision-making. Foster collaboration between regional operations and our Customer Streams.
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders across various levels and functions to meet business requirements and demonstrated customer relationship success
  • Contribute to business benefits through process improvements, cost/benefit analysis, and engagement with customers and suppliers
  • Collaborate with the commercial team and act as an active member of the Safety community to uphold quality standards and enhance Safety’s reputation
  • Ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions for the projects in alignment with Company policies and procedures.
  • Establish operating rhythms to achieve objectives, address workplace changes, and resolve conflicts proactively
  • Report monthly on business operations.

About You:

To be successful in the role, you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Project Management or related discipline.
  • Strong knowledge of construction processes, techniques, and building regulations.
  • Previous accountability for a large P&L.
  • Strong people management skills, including ability to lead by example, build a high performing team and ability to performance manage staff as required.
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritise work schedules.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent computer literacy, including Office Suite and Pronto (preferred)
  • Good understanding of Safety principles, CoR, and their implications on operational requirements within Australia
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment with competing priorities
  • Ability to work from multiple regional office locations, supporting the local branches.
  • Construction White Card, current Driver’s license.
  • Must be an Australian citizen or able to obtain DCSI and Australian Defence security clearance.

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.