Careers

A CAREER AT ADCO PROVIDES A SENSE OF BELONGING, OWNERSHIP AND OPPORTUNITY, WHERE TALENT IS CULTIVATED AND ACHIEVEMENTS ARE CELEBRATED. WE ARE A PASSIONATE TEAM OF PEOPLE WHO BUILD.

WE PLACE HIGH PRIORITY ON DEVELOPING THE SKILLS OF OUR PEOPLE AND ON STAFF RETENTION. THIS IS REFLECTED IN WHAT IS ONE OF THE INDUSTRY’S LOWEST EMPLOYEE TURNOVER RATES.

Read more about our current position vacancies or find out about the opportunities for cadets, apprentices and graduates at ADCO.

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TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

AT ADCO, WE INVEST IN OUR PEOPLE AND WATCH THEM GROW.

We support development, incentivise performance and reward high achievement. Our extensive training programme ensures that our people are up to speed with the latest construction and management best practices. We also have various management and leadership programs for talented people in all areas of business, and support self-learning for those who have a passion for driving their own development and diversifying their skills.

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DIVERSITY

ADCO PROACTIVELY SUPPORTS DIVERSITY IN OUR WORKPLACE.

As a proud and inclusive employer, ADCO supports a diverse workplace that reflects all aspects of society. We seek to enhance the participation of all women in the construction industry and work hard to identify, recruit and retain high-calibre female candidates in construction-oriented roles. This approach is proactively supported across all levels of our business and sustained through key initiatives such as our Women of ADCO forum chaired by our Chairman, Judy Brinsmead.

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WORK-LIFE AT ADCO

ADCO RECOGNISES THAT PEOPLE WORK TO LIVE, NOT LIVE TO WORK.

The construction industry is intense and delivers its own challenges and rewards, but we listen to our staff and support their wellbeing through flexible working arrangements to accommodate family needs, company-subsidised health and fitness programs, and staff recreation days.

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CADETS, APPRENTICES AND GRADUATES

ADCO’s structured mentoring program is designed to attract high-achieving undergraduates, trainees and apprentices.

Discover more about our programs here.

OUR JOBS

We are always on the lookout for new talent. Browse our career opportunities below.

  • Services Manager

    POSTED: 2022-01-12 | LOCATION: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

    ABOUT THE ROLE The opportunity exists for an experienced Services Engineer/Manager to join and contribute to our team regarding critical input throughout the project entirety from design to handover. The role is based in Queanbeyan on one of our latest projects, the Queanbeyan Civic & Cultural Precinct valued at $74 million which includes the modernisation […]

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  • Site Engineer

    POSTED: 2022-01-12 | LOCATION: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

    ABOUT THE ROLE The opportunity exists for an experienced Site Engineer to join and contribute to our team regarding critical input throughout the project entirety from design to handover. The role is based in Queanbeyan on one of our latest projects, the Queanbeyan Civic & Cultural Precinct valued at $74 million which includes the modernisation […]

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  • Foreman

    POSTED: 2022-01-12 | LOCATION: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

    ABOUT THE ROLE The opportunity exists for an experienced Foreman to join and contribute to our team regarding managing the completion of key project milestones and ensuring quality and safety is met among onsite trades. The role is based in Queanbeyan on one of our latest projects, the Queanbeyan Civic & Cultural Precinct valued at […]

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  • Contracts Administrator

    POSTED: 2022-01-12 | LOCATION: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

    ABOUT THE ROLE The opportunity exists for an experienced Contracts Administrator to join and contribute to our team regarding head contract administration, subcontractor negotiation and management and cost reporting and programming. The role is based in Queanbeyan on one of our latest projects, the Queanbeyan Civic & Cultural Precinct valued at $74 million which includes […]

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  • Executive Assistant to Construction Managers | Maternity Leave Cover

    POSTED: 2022-01-10 | LOCATION: Sydney, NSW

    ABOUT THE ROLE The opportunity exists for an experienced Executive Assistant to manage the diaries/day-to-day operations of the four Construction Managers currently leading the Sydney branch on a seven month maternity leave contract. For the NSW branch, you will take over the full HR function including onboarding and inductions. You will work alongside the EA […]

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  • Cadet Contracts Administrator/Cadet Design Manager

    POSTED: 2021-12-01 | LOCATION: Melbourne, Victoria

    ABOUT THE ROLE The opportunity exists for students completing their 3rd or 4th years of their undergraduate degrees in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, and Architecture to join ADCO on a full time basis. These roles are based out of our Melbourne office located in South Melbourne.

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  • Design Managers & Design Coordinators

    POSTED: 2021-11-04 | LOCATION: Brisbane, Queensland

    ABOUT THE ROLE These roles are based in our Queensland office, located in Milton. Start date is ASAP, and while we will consider applicants willing to relocate, preferably the applicant is already located within southeast Queensland. The successful candidate will be predominantly pre-construction based, reporting to the Pre-construction Manager, then transitioning onto projects reporting to […]

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  • Foreman

    POSTED: 2021-11-25 | LOCATION: Brisbane, Queensland

    ABOUT THE ROLE These roles are based out of our Queensland Brisbane office located in Milton. Projects are generally located in South East Queensland. We are open to applicants willing to relocate, but preferably the applicant is already located in the local area. The successful candidate will report to the Site Manager and be responsible […]

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  • Project Engineer

    POSTED: 2021-11-25 | LOCATION: Brisbane, Queensland

    ABOUT THE ROLE These roles are based out of our Queensland Brisbane office located in Milton. Projects are generally located in South East Queensland. We are open to applicants willing to relocate, but preferably the applicant is already located in the local area. The successful candidate will assist the Project Manager in the safe, coordinated […]

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  • Senior Site Manager/Site Manager

    POSTED: 2021-11-25 | LOCATION: Brisbane, Queensland

    ABOUT THE ROLE These roles are based in our Queensland office, located in Milton. Projects are generally located in South East Queensland. We are open to applicants willing to relocate, but preferably the applicant is already located in the local area. The successful candidate will report to the Project Manager and be responsible for the […]

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  • Services Coordinator

    POSTED: 2021-11-25 | LOCATION: Brisbane, Queensland

    ABOUT THE ROLE These roles are based out of our Queensland Brisbane office located in Milton. Projects are generally located in South East Queensland. We are open to applicants willing to relocate, but preferably the applicant is already located in the local area. The successful candidate will assist the Services Manager in the safe, coordinated […]

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  • Senior Contracts Administrator

    POSTED: 2021-11-25 | LOCATION: Brisbane, Queensland

    ABOUT THE ROLE These roles are based out of our Queensland Brisbane office located in Milton. Projects are generally located in South East Queensland. We are open to applicants willing to relocate, but preferably the applicant is already located in the local area. The successful candidate will report to the Project Manager and be responsible […]

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  • HSE Advisor

    POSTED: 2021-11-25 | LOCATION: Brisbane, Queensland

    These roles are based out of our Queensland Brisbane office located in Milton. Projects are generally located in South East Queensland. We are open to applicants willing to relocate, but preferably the applicant is already located in the local area. The successful candidate will report to the Project Manager and be responsible for successfully achieving […]

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  • Expressions of Interest (Project Manager, Project Engineer, Contracts Administrator, Site Manager, Foreman, Safety, Design, Services)

    POSTED: 2021-12-20 | LOCATION: Sydney, NSW

    ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY ADCO is looking for skilled staff to join our close-knit team. We are welcoming the new year with a strong pipeline of work and are interested in hearing from professionals across management, commercial and engineering roles who are interested in positively contributing to the construction industry. We welcome expressions of interest from […]

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