Mechanical Supervisor


Melbourne, AU

CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture (CYP D&C) has been contracted to design and build the tunnels and stations for the Metro Tunnel Project. CYP D&C brings together three of Australia's leading construction partners John Holland, Lendlease, and Bouygues Construction.


The Metro Tunnel Project will untangle the City Loop by taking three of Melbourne’s busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city. It will create a new end-to-end train line from Sunbury to Cranbourne/Pakenham, with twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five new underground stations at Arden (to be renamed North Melbourne), Parkville, Anzac, and two new CBD stations - State Library and Town Hall - which will directly connect to the City Loop.


We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Supervisor to join our team.


Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Coordinate the work and performance of multiple teams and subcontractors to achieve outcomes.
  • Provide and take leadership responsibility in health, safety and environment management.
  • Contribute to development of work methods and rolling short term construction programs and plan daily/weekly production work.
  • Build strong internal and external stakeholder management through positive, proactive and professional communication to keep key personnel informed.
  • Complete progress reporting, and activities, reports for shift handovers and consistent regular reporting to the Superintendent or Project Manager.
  • Ensure compliance of commercial and financial costs including budgets and the implications of directions within your authority limits.
  • Provide technical support and problem solving skill to the M&E team.
  • Coordinate the work and performance of multiple teams and subcontractors to achieve outcomes.
  • Provide and take leadership responsibility in health, safety and environment management.
  • Contribute to development of work methods and rolling short term construction programs and plan daily/weekly production work.
  • Build strong internal and external stakeholder management through positive, proactive and professional communication to keep key personnel informed.
  • Complete progress reporting, and activities, reports for shift handovers and consistent regular reporting to the Superintendent or Project Manager.
  • Ensure compliance of commercial and financial costs including budgets and the implications of directions within your authority limits.
  • Provide technical support and problem solving skill to the M&E team.
  • Read and understand plans, review design documentation, read drawings, and provide constructive review and implementing of final designs
  • Ensure contractual mechanisms of subcontractors.
  • Identify and mitigate risks prior to works commencing, communicate with and engage relevant stakeholders to control risk and contribute to build a risk management culture.
  • Select, train and develop leading hands and ensure the observance of safety, other work standards and fair and reasonable application of industrial agreements.
  • Maintain effective consultation with various workers’ representatives and committees on industrial and safety subjects handling issues as they arise and referring major issues to the Project Manager.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with CYP policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures.

To be successful in this role you must have;

  • Trade Qualification or similar.
  • Qualifications and training, e.g. Post trade qualifications/courses, Project Management
  • 2-5 years previous construction/miming experience in a similar role.
  • Substantial Industry experience in the Trade, and Construction or mining industry.
  • Technical competency and understanding in the area that supervising.
  • Developing, reviewing and delivering TRA’s and plant hazard risk assessments.
  • Skill in review of design documents, ability to understand drawings, provide constructability review and implement final design plans.
  • Leading Hand experience.
  • People and Performance Management of subcontractors, suppliers and direct labour.

CYP D&C companies are diverse, flexible and inclusive as employers of choice. We engage, enable and empower our people. Inclusion sets all of us up for success.


Consideration for these roles will be given to applicants that are able to demonstrate the relevant background and experience outlined.