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Project Manager – Developments

Established for 50 years, TriCare is one of Queensland’s largest private owners and managers of retirement communities and aged care residences.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Full Time,Project Manager – Developments who will manage the construction of building assets from design through to commissioning. 

Job Purpose:

  • Manage design, documentation, tender, construction, handover and commissioning of building assets.
  • Monitor and report on construction activities being undertaken by external contractors.
  • Ensure quality and strict adherence to contract requirements, drawings and specifications.
  • Protect TriCare’s interests during the construction of any new asset

The main duties of the role include:

  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Review design documents and specifications, identify inconsistencies, mark up modifications and suggest improvements
  • Obtain statutory approvals
  • Read, interrogate and produce project programmes and schedules
  • Prepare tender documentation
  • Continuously monitor construction activities and quality on site to ensure contractors maintain compliance with the requirements of:
    • The construction contract including the Principal’s Project Requirements.
    • All design drawings, specifications and other documentation.
    • The National Construction Code
    • The Development Approval
    • The Building Approval
    • The QFES Approval
    • Any other statutory authority requirement
    • Any other legislative requirement
  • Monitor progress and report against contract programme
  • Ensure all matters are raised with the Development Manager as they arise that may lead to negative outcomes for TriCare
  • Prepare and coordinate responses to RFI’s, Variation requests and any other contract documentation
  • Collate and ensure site documentation such as ITP’s and the like are completed correctly and in accordance with contract and quality management plan
  • Monitor general safety performance and standard of external contractors
  • Coordinate and manage any other minor works and undertake any other task as required by the Developments Manager
  • Undertake defects inspections and constant defect monitoring
  • Coordinate and ensure close out of defects during construction and the DLP
  • Assist the Developments Department in achieving continuous improvement goals

The right candidate will possess skills, experience and personal attributes that include:

  • Ability to write clear, cohesive and concise reports
  • A high level of computer literacy with specific skills in the Microsoft Office suite and BlueBeam (or Acrobat Pro)
  • Experience working with external documents and defects management applications
  • Working knowledge of basic contract law
  • Working knowledge of WHS legislation and contractor obligations
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in similar roles
  • Either:
    • a tertiary qualification in Construction Management or a related discipline (such as Engineering or building design and the like); or
    • significant relatable work experience, preferably with a QBCC builder or supervisor licence to at least a medium rise standard
  • Open driver’s licence
  • Construction Industry Blue/White Card
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

On offer is a competitive salary package working for an established growth company in a dynamic industry. Apply now by submitting your resume addressed to Martin Payne, Developments Manager.

Closing Date:  23 May 2021

A satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate is required according to the Aged Care Act 1997

Our Aged Care Residences are smoke-free workplaces.

TriCare does not consider applications received through, or from, recruiters