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Contract Administrator

Contract Administrator

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface and underground mining, civil design and construction, performance enhancement, and mine site maintenance and rehabilitation services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.


Macmahon / TMM is currently seeking an experienced Contract Administrator for our East Coast Operations. Macmahon is committed to attracting high potential employees and believe that our people define our competitive edge in the market place, driving our growth.


This role will see you travel out to our various sites in the Bowen Basin on 5/2 Roster,  Reporting to the Project Manager and assisting in the general commercial management of ongoing civil construction projects. Manage multiple sub-contractors, suppliers and costs ensuring the project runs to budget including issuing purchase orders, reporting of variations, approval of Invoices and producing progress claims. Management of project controls, cost control and project reporting and forecasting.


Essentials to be considered for the role:

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience – civil construction projects
  • Tertiary qualification in quantity surveying, contract administration or similar. University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.
  • Able to manage complex situations and problem-solving
  • Multitasking and the ability to work independently
  • Proficiency in analysis and reconciliation of financial reports
  • Previous experience
  • Experience using software such as JDE, SAP, and MS Office Suite


You’ll be supported by a management team that rewards effort, is passionate about developing their workforce and provides outstanding opportunities to excel. If you have the skills and experience, we’re looking for and would enjoy being part of a talented, tight–knit team that values integrity, courage, agility and teamwork, we look forward to hearing from you.

Macmahon offers its’ people competitive remuneration packages, a range of company benefits and discounts, ongoing training, development and career progression opportunities as well as ability to work in diverse roles across multiple local and international locations. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop.  Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.