Project Manager (Structures) Job Description

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Project Manager (Structures) Job Description

A Project Manager specialising in structures oversees and manages construction projects with a focus on structural elements. They are responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing structural projects, ensuring they are completed within budget and on time. They generally work with architects, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of high-quality structures.


  • Develop project plans, including the project scope, objectives, deliverables, and timelines
  • Prepare project budgets, monitor expenses and track financial progress throughout the whole construction project lifecycle
  • Assess potential risks and develop mitigation strategies
  • Implement and maintain quality control processes to ensure all work meets industry standards and project requirements
  • Work closely with project stakeholders, including engineers, architects, clients, and regulatory authorities
  • Review structural designs and ensure the feasibility and compliance with building codes and regulations
  • Prepare project reports and present them to clients and senior management of construction projects


  • Have tertiary qualifications in civil engineering or a similar field
  • Previous experience in structures such as tunnels, culverts, bridges, etc.
  • Good understanding and demonstrative experience in civil engineering and technical elements
  • Have demonstrated experience in leading a team to deliver structure-related projects
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Have experience in project management, specifically overseeing construction projects
  • Strong knowledge of engineering principles and construction practices
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software
  • Be a confident communicator, both in written and verbal form

Working Conditions

  • Travel will be required to worksites
  • Work in an office and on-site environment
  • Extra hours may be required when nearing the completion of a project
  • Work schedules tend to vary depending on project needs
  • A lot of collaborative work with other professionals working on the project

Average Salary

  • $100k – $150k per year in Australia
  • $100k – $140k per year in New Zealand

Salary is based on © SEEK and © Indeed statistics and research.

This Project Manager (Structures) job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.

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