Careers

At Tomkins, we believe our employees’ success means our success. People are central to our business which is why our aim is always to appoint the right people with the right skills and experience to do the job and exceed at it.

As a growing company, we have some exciting employment opportunities. A career with Tomkins is a career that places you in some of the most dynamic projects, working alongside industry leaders.

We are a privately owned Queensland construction company that has been associated with the building industry for over 65 years. This stands as a testament to our commitment, expertise and integrity.

We design and construct a wide variety of commercial, industrial and residential projects including special heritage ventures to each client’s unique specifications.

We are also dedicated to providing a range of training and development opportunities to existing employees as well as providing a range of cadetships and apprenticeships across our business.

If you value hard work, welcome a challenge and are seeking a rewarding career, then a career at Tomkins may well be the right fit for you.

See the types of projects you could be involved in.
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Current opportunities:

Brisbane, QLD 01 Dec 2017 We are seeking an experienced and motivated Site Manager with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team. Apply Now

The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced and motivated Site Manager with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team.

You will deliver a range of commercial, industrial, institutional and multi-residential apartment projects ranging in value from $5M – $50M.

Your duties will include but not limited to:

  • Site Supervision
  • Occupation Health, Safety and Environmental Management
  • Quality Control
  • Subcontractor Management

Tomkins has strong working relationships based on respect with our clients, consultants and subcontractors so you must demonstrate motivation, organisation, strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment.

About You
You will need to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ site management experience in the construction industry
  • Experience with varying construction types and construction methodologies
  • Confidence in ability to manage subcontractors and suppliers to achieve project outcomes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (both written and verbal)
  • Understanding and adherence to project budgets
  • Monitoring productivity and programs
  • Monitor workmanship and identify and manage defects and rectification
  • Implement and monitor project specific Occupational Health and Safety including, SWMS, Quality Management Plans and Environmental Management Plans
  • Experience in the management of Quality Assurance, Health & Safety and Environmental project requirements to experience in certified AS/NZ 9001:2008 Quality Management systems, AS/N25 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems and AS/NZs 4801:2001 Safety Management Systems
  • Computer skills an advantage

If you hold these skills and experiences, we welcome your CV & Resume submission. All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Apply now.

Brisbane, QLD 01 Dec 2017 We are seeking an experienced and motivated Contracts Administrator with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team. Apply Now

The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced and motivated Contracts Administrator with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team.

You will deliver a range of commercial, industrial, institutional and multi-residential apartment projects ranging in value from $5M – $50M.

Tomkins has strong working relationships based on respect with our clients, consultants and subcontractors so you must demonstrate motivation, organisation, strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment.

About You
You will need to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Contracts Administrator on commercial and residential building construction projects ($5M – $60M)
  • Tertiary qualifications in Construction Management and/or Quantity Surveying is desirable
  • Excellent computer skills, experience using CHEOPS financial management software would be advantageous
  • A proven ability to work within defined quality assurance procedures
  • A clear and concise understanding of Australian Standard building contracts and their administration
  • Design and construct experience
  • Demonstrated experience in contracts administration including preparing the subcontracts accounts, financial control and reporting of the project

If you hold these skills and experiences, we welcome your CV & Resume submission. All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Apply now.

Brisbane, QLD 09 Mar 2017 We are seeking an experienced and motivated Structures Foreman with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team. Apply Now

The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced and motivated Structures Foreman with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team.

You will deliver a range of commercial, industrial, institutional and multi-residential apartment projects ranging in value from $5M – $50M.

Tomkins has strong working relationships based on respect with our clients, consultants and subcontractors so you must demonstrate motivation, organisation, strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment.

We welcome your CV & Resume submission. All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Apply now.

Brisbane, QLD 01 Dec 2017 We are seeking an experienced and motivated Project Manager with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team. Apply Now

The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced and motivated Project Manager with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team.

You will deliver a range of commercial, industrial, institutional and multi-residential apartment projects ranging in value from $5M – $50M.

Your duties will include:

  • Delivery of projects within time and budget constraints
  • Ensure compliance with Building Approval and Development Approval conditions
  • Develop budget schedules with the Contracts Administrator and monitor during the construction process
  • Ensure final deliverables meet the quality expectations of the stakeholder
  • High level of leadership and communication skills
  • Management of client issues
  • Management of statutory approval processes
  • Management of design and construction processes
  • Understand and manage the head contract and subcontract administration

Tomkins has strong working relationships based on respect with our clients, consultants and subcontractors so you must demonstrate motivation, organisation, strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment.

About You
You will need to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the Commercial Construction Industry managing all facets of project delivery
  • Knowledge of design and construction contracts
  • High level client management liaison skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills (both written and verbal)
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Head contract and subcontract management
  • Proven experience in managing teams, design management, construction programming and risk management
  • Extensive understanding and experience in project cost control and management
  • Excellent computer skills with Suretrak Programming, Project Centre and CHEOPS an advantage
  • Management of Quality Assurance, Health & Safety and Environmental project requirements to experience in certified AS/NZ 9001:2008 Quality Management systems, AS/N25 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems and AS/NZs 4801:2001 Safety Management Systems

If you hold these skills and experiences, we welcome your CV & Resume submission. All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Apply now.

Brisbane, QLD 01 Dec 2017 We are seeking an experienced and motivated Building Cadet with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team. Apply Now

The Opportunity
At Tomkins Commercial, we believe our employees’ success means our success. Tomkins take pride in developing cadets who are willing to learn and focused on career advancement. We provide our cadets with a range of mentors who play an integral role in giving you experience to work effectively within the construction industry.

We are seeking a motivated Building Cadet to gain invaluable experience working for one of the leading Tier Two contractors in Brisbane.

Who are You.

You are currently studying a Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)/Bachelor of Urban Development (Construction Management) and will be starting third year in 2018. We are looking for an individual who has a strong work ethic, is energetic, collaborative and seeking to be mentored by experienced construction professionals.

You will assist in delivering a range of commercial, industrial, institutional and multi-residential apartment projects ranging in value from $5M – $50M.

You will need to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • The Ability to understand commercial, industrial and residential construction processes and practices
  • Possess a high level of computer literacy including the ability to use MS Office. Previous experience with MS Project or Suretrak software would be advantageous
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Show initiative in handling and prioritising tasks and solving problems
  • Work within and contribute to a team environment

Tomkins has strong working relationships based on respect with our clients, consultants and subcontractors so you must demonstrate motivation, organisation, strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment.

If you hold these skills, we welcome your Resume as well as a copy of your academic record for submission. All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Apply now.

Brisbane, QLD 24 Nov 2017 We are seeking an experienced and motivated Estimator with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team. Apply Now

The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced and motivated Estimator with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast growing team.

You will deliver a range of commercial, industrial, institutional and multi-residential apartment projects ranging in value from $5M – $50M.

Tomkins has strong working relationships based on respect with our clients, consultants and subcontractors so you must demonstrate motivation, organisation, strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment.

About You
You will need to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience estimating in a multi-disciplined team
  • Tertiary qualifications in either Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Project Management or a relevant construction discipline would be highly regarded
  • Experience in preparing tenders and cost plans for lump sum and design and construct projects
  • Have excellent time management skills, with the ability to organise and prioritise your work load
  • High standard of communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to liaise with contractors, design consultants and other team members
  • Possess excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of Buildsoft or Cost X would be a distinct advantage

If you hold these skills and experiences, we welcome your CV & Resume submission. All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Apply now.

Brisbane, QLD 01 Dec 2017 Apply Now