Site Manager – Building & Construction

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 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.

The Building & Construction group delivers commercial and industrial building, fit-outs and maintenance projects. Our commercial building team delivers projects ranging from $1m – $50m.

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 well being of our staff, from safety in the workplace through to professional development, ongoing training, and equal opportunities.

With the company showing continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Site Manager to join our Building and Construction Services team to work on our various projects based in SA. Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, your primary responsibility will be reviewing, initiating and managing the project and employees, ensuring successful project delivery. This is a multi-disciplined role requiring experience in civil construction, demolition and building services.

Work Type: Full – Time

Location: Adelaide, SA

About the role:

The role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Leading and managing internal and external contractors
  • Preparing RFI, Notices of Delay, variations and EOT submissions
  • Providing weekly reports to customers and project manager
  • Ensuring compliance with customers and company safety, quality and business processes.
  • Writing and reviewing JSA’s and risk assessments
  • Reading, interpreting and communicating plans effectively to stakeholders
  • Ensuring compliance with contract terms and conditions for the project
  • Building positive relationships with internal & external stakeholders such as customers, project team, management, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Managing cost control, reporting, procurement and contract management

About you:

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Minimum 5+ years experience in a site manager position working on 10 Mil + projects
  • Excellent time management and people management skills
  • High attention to detail and safety-focused approach to work
  • Experience managing construction scheduling
  • Certificate III in Carpentry or relevant trade experience
  • Problem-solving and innovation skills as an individual and as a team player
  • Construction White Card and Current driver’s license
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to Work Health & Safety and Environmental standards
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to obtain DCSI and Australian Defence Security Clearance
  • Senior first aid training
  • Ability to pass a Drug and Alcohol and Fit for work assessment
  • Experience using Procore and Pronto or similar related Project Management & ERP programs (Desirable).
  • Ability to occasionally travel within South Australia to our regional construction sites. In return, you will be provided with additional LAFHA (living away from home allowance)

What We Offer:

Full-time position with attractive remuneration, including access to weekly pay, Employee Assistance Program, annual Family Day event extended to your wider family, as well as the opportunity for additional training and career growth.

The successful candidate will be provided with a company vehicle (or equivalent vehicle allowance), laptop and phone to complete your day-to-day work.

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] or contact Tyson on 0438 871 070


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.