Construction Manager

Wabtec Corporation

Kewdale, Australia


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

The Construction Manager is responsible for providing expert advice and recommendations on business opportunities and implementation of project plans to ensure design, technical, construction and quality standards are achieved safely within allocated time and budget parameters.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promote and ensure the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management systems are implemented and adhered to;
  • Identification, evaluation and business development of engineering and construction activities;
  • Liaison with statutory bodies in respect of acquisition and developmental projects;
  • Coordinating activities across engineering and construction projects;
  • Setting and Managing the budget of engineering and construction projects;
  • Reporting on Construction team performance as directed and required; and
  • Foster the culture of the Victorian Business Unit whilst developing individual and team competence.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent;
  • Substantial experience and proven track record of delivering projects on time and budget within the construction industry;
  • Proficient user of the Microsoft Office Suite and Project Pro; and
  • Experience in a Rail Environment (preferred).

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.