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.

  • South East Queensland construction roles – work with one of Australia’s most established builders

    POSTED: 2022-07-18 | LOCATION: Queensland

    ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIES ADCO is looking for skilled staff to join our close-knit team. With a strong pipeline of work in South East Queensland we are interested in hearing from construction professionals across management, commercial and engineering roles. We welcome applicants for the following positions:   Senior Project Manager | Project Manager Senior Contract Administrator […]

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  • Site Engineer

    POSTED: 2022-05-09 | LOCATION: Sydney, New South Wales

    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 Macquarie Park helping deliver a health research centre.   RESPONSIBILITIES Assist with the management of the design phase through monitoring consultants, planners […]

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  • Services Engineer

    POSTED: 2022-03-25 | LOCATION: Sydney, New South Wales

    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.

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  • Contracts Administrator

    POSTED: 2022-03-16 | LOCATION: Queanbeyan, New South Wales

    ABOUT THE ROLE The opportunity exists for an experienced Contracts Administrator to join and contribute to our team, heading contract administration, subcontractor negotiation and management, and cost reporting and programming.   RESPONSIBILITIES Tender response evaluation Scope of works and letting packages to sub-contractors Variation assessment in accordance with cost control Certification and payment of Progress […]

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  • Site Engineer – Queanbeyan

    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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  • 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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  • Senior Project Engineer

    POSTED: 2022-06-06 | LOCATION: Sydney, New South Wales

    ABOUT THE ROLE The opportunity exists for an experienced Senior Project Engineer to join and contribute to our team throughout the project entirety, from design to handover. RESPONSIBILITIES Assist with the management of the design phase through monitoring consultants, planners and quantity surveyors to ensure outcomes are achieved in relation to the brief and budget […]

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  • Services Manager

    POSTED: 2022-06-06 | LOCATION: Sydney, New South Wales

    ABOUT THE ROLE The opportunity exists for an experienced Services Manager to join and contribute to our team regarding critical input throughout the project entirety from design to handover. The role is based in Sydney and the successful candidate would be working across various new build commercial projects. RESPONSIBILITIES Contribute to production of the documents […]

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  • Site Engineer

    POSTED: 2022-06-06 | LOCATION: Sydney, New South Wales

    ABOUT THE ROLE The opportunity exists for an experienced Site Engineer to join and contribute to our team throughout the project’s entirety, from design to handover. The role is based in south Sydney, helping deliver a state-of-the-art health project. RESPONSIBILITIES Assist with the management of the design phase through monitoring consultants, planners and quantity surveyors […]

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  • Contracts Administrator

    POSTED: 2022-06-03 | LOCATION: Sydney, New South Wales

    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.   RESPONSILIBITIES Tender response evaluation Scope of works and letting packages to sub-contractors Variation assessment in accordance with cost control Certification and payment of […]

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  • Foreman

    POSTED: 2022-06-06 | LOCATION: Sydney, New South Wales

    ABOUT THE ROLE Your role will see you delivering commercial projects in line with the construction programme, cost standards and ensuring there is always a strong focus on quality and safety. RESPONSIBILITIES Supervising and coordinating teams to meet project goals Putting together short-term programs of work Staying across your programs, keeping everything on schedule and […]

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