Careers at Fairmont

We’re always on the look out for passionate and talented team members, irrespective of industry experience. If you want to be a part of South Australia’s leading residential developer and builder backed by over 55 years of history and success, we’d love to hear from you.

Construction Administrator

The Role:
The Construction Administrator is an office-based role, working closely with the Construction Manager, Construction Teams, and external stakeholders, to ensure the accurate distribution of relevant documentation and information within the construction team. You will deliver the expectations of the role outlined below, in line with the values and vision of the Fairmont Group.

Key Duties:

  • Complete administrative tasks within the construction team
  • Liaise with Site Managers and external utility providers
  • Administer WHS protocols and procedures
  • Administer council communication and trade accounts

To be successful in the role:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in an administrative position
  • Passion and understanding of the building and construction industry
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Intermediate level of skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and email)
  • The ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Show customer service excellence
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of people and build positive relationships
  • Have high attention to detail
  • Able to manage time efficiently and effectively and adapt to changing priorities
  • A certificate in business administration is desirable

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Site Manager

The Role:

The Site Manager for the Projects Team is accountable for effectively managing the delivery of builds across multiple dwellings and locations, in accordance to expected build timeframes and within contract specifications and budget. This will include planning, managing, coordinating, and tracking the progress of construction jobs, and ensuring both customer management and quality management standards are maintained at all times.

Key duties:

  • Utilise construction and project management systems and processes
  • Ensure adequate trades and supply capacities to meet volume needs
  • Interpret building plans, regulations, codes of practice in order to direct the progress of work and monitor compliance
  • Ensuring regular, consistent, and informative communication with the Project/Construction Manager and fellow team members
  • Applying sound judgement, problem solving and decision-making skills to identify and resolve problems throughout the construction process
  • Manage call ups, trade allocations, and site deliveries in accordance with expected schedules
  • Oversee the completion of on-site work to time and quality standards and in accordance with agreed rates
  • Manage costs on each build to achieve costing targets in conjunction with the project manager
  • Ensure all sites are WHS compliant with site management plans
  • Manage the building quality assurance programme in conjunction with the Project Manager, Construction Manager and Building Quality Manager

To be successful in the role:

  • Have at least 10 years’ experience in a construction site management or project management role within the housing and construction industry
  • Proven knowledge of the building and construction industry - Medium density, apartment and multi residential construction experience is essential
  • Skilled in communicating, monitoring, and reaching volume targets and milestones
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership capabilities
  • Strong problem-solving skills, technical construction detailing and complex construction material integration
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Be adaptable and able to remain effective during change and challenging times
  • Have a Building Contractors License / or at minimum Building Supervisors licence (class 1 and 2 up to 3 storeys)

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Current opportunities

At Fairmont, our homes are “Built for Life” and we pride ourselves on providing an environment that enables our staff to thrive in delivering that promise to our clients.

Opportunities always exist for talented individuals working across:

  • New Home Sales
  • Sales Administration and Support
  • Estimating and Cost Control
  • Customer Service, Planning and Approvals
  • Building Support and Construction Administration
  • Project Coordination
  • Site Management
  • Finance and Officer Administration

 

Trade & contractor opportunities

When it comes to working in the building industry, there’s no better career foundation than working at Fairmont.

The Fairmont Housing Group is one of SA’s largest and most successful residential housing and development companies. As an integrated land development and residential housing group, the Fairmont Group has built more than 35,000 homes over 56 years in South Australia.

We offer excellent pay, consistent work, flexibility, growth opportunities and more job satisfaction

We're currently seeking good tradespeople and contractors who are dedicated to their profession. Applicants must have appropriate licences, white card and insurances. WHS documents are also required. The positions listed will provide a continuous flow of work. Only licensed contractors need apply.

Our business is constantly seeking skilled tradespeople including:

  • Qualified Brick Layers
  • 1st Fix Carpenters
  • Roofing Contractors
  • Cornice Fixers