Ballestrin Careers

Established over 50 years ago, Ballestrin provide leading concrete construction services to the building industry across Australia. Our capabilities encompass formwork, reinforcement and concrete placement works, concrete remediation, concrete kerbing and concrete cutting. We have extensive project experience across all areas of construction from commercial works through to industrial and mining projects.

Current Vacancies:

Project Engineer - Concrete Construction

Due to recent growth and expansion, we seek an experienced Project Engineer to join our team based in Adelaide. The role has broad responsibilities including on-site project management assistance, contract administration, resource management and business development.

Reporting to the Project Manager, key responsibilities for this role include:

  • To work closely with the Project Team in order to ensure compliance with Client and Ballestrin’s processes
  • Assist with the preparation and population of Quality Assurance documentation
  • Undertake appropriate investigations, inspections, and methodology development
  • Undertake quantity take-offs, procurement schedules and suppliers communications
  • Assist with cost management including preparation of progress claims, variations and project budget control
  • Assist with construction program development and tracking project progress
  • Effective communication and building positive relationships with clients, project team and management
  • Problem solving and innovation as an individual and as part of a team
  • Ability to work away as required
  • A team player with demonstrated superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to cope with urgency, efficiently assign work priorities and work in a high pressure environment

Skills and experience

  • Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years Post Graduate experience
  • To be successful in this role, it is essential you have proficient abilities in Microsoft Office suite, including Microsoft Project, and strong organisational / planning, verbal and written communication skills.
  • It would be beneficial to have proficiency in Primaerva P6, Benchmark (or other estimating software), AutoCad / Revit (or similar)
  • Must be able to comply with pre-employment medical and police check

To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate past experience working on various scale projects consisting of concrete construction, concrete structures and/or concrete remediation.

A competitive salary will be offered to reflect experience and skill. This position is open to those eligible to work in Australia.

To apply for this role please forward your resume and cover letter through to: hr@ballestrin.com.au

As an employer who embraces equal opportunity and diversity, we encourage female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people candidates to apply.

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted

Project Manager - Concrete Construction

Due to recent growth and expansion, we seek an experienced Project Manager to join our team based in Adelaide. The role has broad responsibilities including on-site project management, contract administration, estimating, resource management and business development.

Reporting to the Construction Manager, key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Lead and direct projects including planning, organising, reporting and overseeing of all aspects of project delivery including but not limited to safety, financial and quality results;
  • Strong focus on safe work culture and processes
  • Complying with company management system and client expectations
  • Ensure project is meeting program and correctly resourced;
  • Financial management including cost control, cashflow, project reporting and procurement;
  • Management of contract terms and conditions for project;
  • Coordinate appropriate investigations, inspections, engineering analysis;
  • Develop, maintain and foster successful relationships with current clients to facilitate ongoing work;Involvement in tender and bid preparation including estimating

Skills and experience essential for being a successful candidate for this role include:

  • Previous experience as a Project Manager or a Project Engineer ready to take the “next step”;
  • Proven experience in cost, program and contract management
  • High level drive and ability to manage time and tasks for multiple simultaneous projects;
  • Effective communication and the ability to build positive relationships with Clients, Project Team and Management;
  • Problem solver with a proactive attitude and a ‘lead by example’ motivator;
  • Ability to work in regional South Australia and interstate when required;

Key reasons to join Ballestrin

  • Permanent role in a long standing South Australian company
  • Wide ranging type of projects, sizes and location
  • Market competitive salary
  • Great culture and working environment

To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate past experience working on various scale projects consisting of concrete construction, concrete structures and/or concrete remediation.

A competitive salary will be offered to reflect experience and skill. This position is open to those eligible to work in Australia.

To apply for this role please forward your resume and cover letter through to:
hr@ballestrin.com.au

As an employer who embraces equal opportunity and diversity, we encourage female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people candidates to apply.

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Concrete Construction Trades and Labour

Due to recent growth and expansion, we seek a number of roles for experienced workers with the following skills:

  • Concrete placement
  • Concrete finishing
  • Formwork
  • Construction labouring.

Reporting to the Site Supervisor, we are seeking candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • High safety awareness and culture
  • Experienced on various construction sites and varying methods of construction
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work in metro, rural and even interstate as required
  • Problem solving and innovation as an individual and as part of a team
  • Proactive attitude and ability to follow directions
  • Ability to comply with drug testing and Police checks as required; and
  • Looking for a permanent placement in a highly dynamic environment.

Key reasons to join Ballestrin

  • Permanent role in a long standing South Australian company
  • Wide ranging type of projects
  • Ability to be promoted to foreman and site supervisor for the right candidates
  • Market competitive wages with regular overtime hours worked

For more information please call Cliff Byrne: 0421 622 628 between the hours of 9.00am – 4.00pm.

To apply for this role please forward your resume and cover letter through to: HR@ballestrin.com.au