Site Manager job in Australia AUD120k-140k/year

September 5, 2023
AUD 120000 - AUD 140000 / year

Job Description


Site Manager job

Job Description

Your Employer:

A privately-owned, leading agribusiness with over 400 employees across livestock, cropping, production, and supply chain operations, our client has supplied Australians with high-quality Egg products for over 65 years. Providing a diverse range of prospects for personal and professional growth, they invest heavily in their workforce, ensuring a cohesive and supportive team of professionals.

With state-of-the-art facilities constantly expanding and a roadmap for further development over the next five years, our client is in search of a highly skilled Site Manager. The role entails supervising an internal team, as well as overseeing external contractors on larger projects across their facilities around Millmerran, QLD.

About the Role:

Working closely with the General Manager – Construction, you will oversee tasks such as coordinating internal and external contractors, troubleshooting day-to-day issues, and inspecting work during construction to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.

The internal construction team will oversee projects such as equipment / service upgrades, refurbishments and newbuilds (amenity blocks, sheds etc). Project values will range anywhere between $500k – $3mil+. You will also play a key role, when required in managing larger projects where specialist contractors are engaged.

Promoting a supportive and collaborative working environment, you will be responsible for directing and assisting a well-established team of carpenters, and Labourers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in management of budgets and scheduling of construction projects.
  • Supervising all aspects of works on site, taking responsibility as the site representative.
  • With support of the GM – Construction (Project Manager) ensure compliance of all relevant construction documentation.
  • Identifying and procuring all required resources needed for projects including materials, equipment, and labour.
  • Assisting the HR department with the recruitment and integration of new team members.
  • Providing hands-on support to the construction team when needed.

About You:

With proven experience in a rural construction setting, you will have strong project management skills, and the ability to manage, influence, and mentor your team, whilst ensuring all administrative requirements are met in a timely manner.

To be considered for this role, it’s important you can address the following:

  • Minimum Low Rise builders licence
  • Experience managing commercial / industrial projects up to $5mil
  • Minimum of 8 years of industry experience, including 3 years in site / project management.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Construction Management or similar
  • Previous experience in the agricultural industry and/or rural environments will be highly regarded.
  • Competency in the safe operation of various plant equipment (excavator, backhoe, grader, roller, skid steer, etc.).
  • Licenses to Perform High Risk Work (dogman, forklift, crane).
  • Tickets/qualifications in other relevant trades (e.g., welding, carpentry, joinery, concreting, mechanic).
  • Understanding of Quality Assurance and Food Safety Systems, including HACCP requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience in Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
  • Sound knowledge of equipment maintenance operations.


  • Attractive salary package
  • Work vehicle, Phone, and Laptop provided
  • Accommodation for non-local applicants
  • Relocation assistance provided if needed
  • Diverse role where no two projects are the same
  • Highly successful organisation with projects scheduled for the next 5 years
  • Site Manager job

Choose Agri Talent

Agri Talent provides permanent recruitment and executive search services exclusively for Australian agribusiness. We combine a proven, process-driven approach with the most extensive digital network in agriculture to find your permanent people.

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Ben Frazer, Recruitment Consultant, Agri Talent: 0439 093 516.

Key Job Info

  • AU$120000 – AU$140000 per annum + Super + Vehicle + Accommodation
  • Nationally-recognised Agribusiness
  • Diverse role with varying projects underway
  • Relocation assistance provided with work opportunities for family members

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