Site Manager – Civil-Northern Territory

  • 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

Location: Darwin, Northern Territory

About The Role:

With the company showing continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Site Manager to join our Northern Territory team to work on our various civil projects based in NT. Your primary responsibility will be reviewing, initiating, and managing the project and employees, ensuring successful project delivery.

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

  • Leading and managing internal and external contractors
  • Managing cost control, reporting, procurement and contract management
  • Preparing RFI, Notices of Delay, variations and EOT submissions
  • Checking and preparing site reports, designs and drawings
  • 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
  • Notify Project Manager of variations and EOTs /delays
  • 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

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Minimum 5+ years experience in a site manager
  • Excellent time management and people management skills
  • High attention to detail and safety-focused approach to work
  • Experience managing construction scheduling
  • Construction trade qualified
  • 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 Northern Territory to our regional construction sites. In return, you will be provided with additional LAFHA (living away from home allowance)

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.