At Simonds, we believe that our people are the core of our business, and are instrumental in our continued growth and sustainable success. With a variety of roles across our business, ranging from construction to procurement; administration to drafting and various shared services (HR, IT, Finance), we have a number of roles to suit many skill levels.

So whether you are looking for your first job, are an experienced tradesperson or contemplating a career change, consider Simonds for your next opportunity.

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Construction Manager

Apply now Job no: 494858
Work type: Full Time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Construction

Throughout our history, Simonds Homes has developed an enviable reputation for building Australia’s best homes. Our goal is not only to provide our customers with high quality, affordable homes in some of the best land developments in Australia, but to ensure that they receive comprehensive and outstanding customer service throughout their home building journey.


We're seeking a Construction Manager to join our Adelaide office on a full-time, on-ongoing basis. Reporting to the Regional Building Manager, as a Construction Manager your primary focus is to lead a team of Construction/Site Supervisors, ensuring the building quality, customer service and compliance is consistent with the Simonds brand, commitment to quality building, and values. Some key accountabilities of this role include:

  • Lead, coach and mentor a team of dedicated Construction Supervisors (usually 3 - 5)
  • Monitor the build progress, ensuring that work quality and industry best practice techniques are of a high standard
  • Compile and provide relevant data for weekly/monthly reports, including costs, quality and build times
  • Ensure compliance with both government and Simonds OHS policies; ensuring that safety standards are always monitored and achieved in line with relevant processes and procedures
  • Liaise with trades and suppliers to ensure strong working relationships
  • Attend on-site and office-based meetings


We're looking for someone who has:

  • Advanced understanding of residential building and construction
  • Previous experience in a similar role/residential building (preferred)
  • Certificate and/or Diploma of Building & Construction (preferred)
  • A thorough understanding of Australian building regulations, WHSE regulations and Quality Assurance (QA) systems (mandatory)
  • Have completed the General Construction Induction Course/White Card (mandatory)
  • Hold a valid driver's licence (mandatory)
  • Ability to lead, mentor and support a diverse team in order to achieve common goals
  • Commitment to achieving the highest level of customer service
  • Proven conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Advanced computer literacy across the Microsoft Office Suite and other platforms
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail


Aside from a competitive salary package inclusive of a fully maintained motor vehicle (car, fuel card, e-Tag) and job bonuses, as an established and growing national business Simonds can offer you a variety of career opportunities. In addition, there are fantastic benefits across a wide range of products and services including a generous discount on our award winning homes as well as all the great things that go in them, discounted health insurance, a free employee well-being program, Simonds "Reward Days",  and a safe and friendly workplace.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, we'd love to hear from you as soon as possible! Apply online today with your CV and cover letter.

Simonds Group is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all and requires all employees to have an 'Up to Date Vaccinated Status' which means having received the recommended dosage of approved vaccines in accordance with the most recent COVID-19 vaccination schedule published by ATAGI.

Please note: You must have unlimited Australian work rights to be considered for this role.

Recruitment agencies, thanks for thinking of us but we're going to give this one a crack first!

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