Shaw Contracting (Aust) Pty Ltd is a leader in Tasmania’s civil construction, earthmoving and contract mining industries.

The company boasts a workforce of over 100 highly skilled and motivated people both directly and by subcontract. Based in Launceston in Northern Tasmania, Shaw has operations located across the State.


Current Employment Opportunities

Civil Supervisor

Shaw Contracting (Aust) Pty Ltd, is a leading provider of civil construction, building and mining contracting services. Shaw’s continued growth is attributed to our proud and dedicated people.

Due to continuing growth in Tasmania we are looking to appoint a strong Civil Supervisor(s) to supervise projects. We are particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated experience in a broad range of civil projects including but not limited to, major earthworks, road works, pavements, traffic management, highway duplications and civil infrastructure.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Civil Supervisor's will include:

  • Providingconfident and competent leadership to a project and employees, including sub-contractors
  • Deliver all projects safely, cost effectively, on time and on budget
  • Identify all issues, which may increase costs of the project and in consultation with the Project Manager implement corrective actions
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge of all aspects of all projects for which you are responsible
  • Planning of works on-site necessary to deliver the project, including plant and equipment, labour, materials, sub-contractors and any other resources
  • Direction of all works on-site necessary to deliver the project, including plant and equipment, labour, materials, sub-contractors and any other resources
  • Reporting of all activities that occur on-site each day, as required by the Project Specification and the Quality, OH&S, Environment
  • Management of all OH&S, Quality and Environmental management issues on site for which you are responsible for.

To be considered for the role of Civil Supervisor you will require:

  • A proven background within civil construction, 7-10 years, which will include extensive experience within major earthworks, road works, excavation and mobile operations
  • Extensive experience as a stand-alone supervisor of civil projects up to $5 million
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills with colleagues, subcontractors, clients and other stakeholders

All applications will be treated with strict confidence.

To apply please send your cover letter and resume to People & Systems -

Shaw Contracting Pty Ltd is an equal opportunity employer

Senior Surveyor

Shaw Contracting (Aust) Pty Ltd, is a leading provider of Civil, Building and Mining Contracting services. We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic person who can deliver a superior level of professional excellence as the Senior Surveyor.

The Senior Surveyor will provide all aspects of survey control on Shaw Projects, in accordance with technical specification and in an accurate and timely manner.

Shaw strives to provide professional services that fulfill the needs of our clients by combining technical expertise and extensive industry experience.

This position is based in Launceston, reporting to the Project Delivery Manager, and requires regular travel to project sites across Tasmania.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the development of Project Survey Management Plans in conjunction with the Project Delivery Team
  • In consultation with the Tender Team ensure quantity take-offs capture all quantities accurately for pricing.
  • Develop and revise survey models and provide survey documents and information for Project Delivery Team.
  • Manage, develop and implement all survey, design, and machine control to comply with Project requirements.
  • Manage Shaw Survey assets and machine control equipment, including tracking, storage, maintenance and replacement.
  • Coordinate the operation and management of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)
  • Coordinate with Project Managers in providing Project Survey budget/forecasts.
  • Undertake regular site survey checks and install control marks.
  • Manage Project survey records and monthly survey reports.
  • Manage Survey Team to fulfil their role requirements.
  • Ensure all activities are completed safely and comply with Shaw policies.

Essential Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Surveying and Remote Pilot Licence (RePL)
  • Highly analytical, ability to swiftly identify opportunities and solutions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.
  • High level of computer literacy with Microsoft® Office competency.
  • Experience with Topcon and Trimble Systems

Desirable Requirements:

  • Previous experience in the civil construction industry.
  • Experience with 3D/Autocad and Agisoft (not essential)

If you have what is required, along with the vision and drive to meet the challenges of this position, then we can offer you great career potential in a fast-paced, team orientated environment within a progressive organisation.

Please send your cover letter & resume to People & Systems - or apply via the website by close of business Friday 27th May 2022.

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Jim Irvine, 0417 920 551.

All applications will be treated with strict confidence.

Shaw Contracting Pty Ltd is an equal opportunity employer