Leighton Careers in Hong Kong and Macau


Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited is a leading civil and building contractor in Hong Kong and Macau. As part of our continued success and growth we are currently seeking high calibre candidates for both current and future opportunities. We are intending to travel to London, Dublin, and the UAE during March 2012 and will be available to meet with invited applicants.

If you're interested in joining us for an exciting career opportunity to work in Hong Kong or Macau, please submit a copy of your detailed resume to jobs@leightonasia.com. In the title of the email please quote the Job Title and Job Reference Number you are applying for.

Should you wish to find out more about Leighton Asia, the projects we are currently working on and our company history, you can visit www.leightonasia.com.

We look forward to receiving your application.



Project Director / Bid Manager – Health (REF: OS/REC 001/12)
  • Minimum 20 years experience
  • Facilitate the bid development process from start to finish and then manage the timely implementation of the design and construction activities to meet expectations of stakeholders in terms of safety, quality and profitability.
  • Produce the tendering plan, establish the tendering team, manage tender budget costs and implement controls as necessary
  • Establish and maintain ongoing, strong and productive relationships with client and other project partners
  • Implement processes to reduce risks and exposure in all phases of the project
  • Ensure project needs are satisfied by effectively managing project staff, external team members and resources
Project Director (REF: OS/REC 002/12)
  • Building / Foundations experience on major projects
  • Experience in HK / Macau – Asia (preferred)
  • Min 20 years experience
  • Proven record on past projects
  • Procurement to delivery
  • Full accountability
  • Contracting Experience (lump sum / hard dollar)
  • Hospitality, Hotels, Casinos, resorts etc
Project Managers (REF: OS/REC 003/12)
  • Building / Foundations experience on major projects
  • Overseas Experience - HK / Macau – Asia (preferred)
  • Min 15 years experience
  • Reporting to Project Director
  • Proven delivery across all disciplines
  • Contracting Experience
  • Hospitality, Hotels, Casinos, resorts etc
Commercial Managers (REF: OS/REC 004/12)
  • Building experience on major projects
  • Overseas Experience - HK / Macau – Asia (preferred)
  • Min 15 years experience
  • Reporting to Project Director
  • Proven commercial aptitude across all disciplines
  • Contracting Experience
  • Hospitality, Hotels, resorts preferred
  • Responsible for ;-
  • Financial Reporting
  • Cost Management
  • Risk Management Reporting
Senior Design Managers (REF: OS/REC 005/12)
  • Building experience
  • Management of in-house design teams and consultants across all disciplines
  • Overseas Experience - HK / Macau – Asia (preferred)
  • Min 15 years experience
  • Proven track record on major building projects
  • Reporting to Project Director
  • Hospitality, Hotels, resorts preferred
Design Managers (REF: OS/REC 006/12)
  • Disciplines – Structural, Architectural, MEP, Themeing, Landscaping.
  • Management of in-house design coordinators and interfacing with design consultants.
  • Overseas Experience - HK / Macau – Asia (preferred)
  • Min 10 years experience
  • Proven track record on major building projects
  • Reporting to Senior Design Managers
  • Hospitality, Hotels, resorts preferred
Design Coordinators (Technicians) (REF: OS/REC 007/12)
  • Disciplines – Structural, Architectural, MEP, Fit-Out, Themeing, Landscaping.
  • Overseas Experience - HK / Macau – Asia (preferred)
  • Min 10 years experience
  • Proven track record on major building projects
  • Reporting to Design Managers
  • Hospitality, Hotels, resorts preferred
Fire Services Design Manager (REF: OS/REC 008/12)
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • 10+ years experience
  • Technical IBC and NFPA code experience essential
  • Role will include the interpretation of the Statutory Codes and guiding the designers to provide both a compliant and buildable solution.
  • Hotel and multi-use facility project experience would be an advantage.
  • Large interface with local FSD and Client body required
Engineering Managers (REF: OS/REC 009/12)
  • Management of in-house engineering teams, sub-contract design, methods and temporary works.
  • Overseas Experience - HK / Macau – Asia (preferred)
  • Min 15 years experience
  • Proven track record on major building projects
  • Reporting to Project Director
  • Hospitality, Hotels, resorts preferred
Quality Assurance Managers (REF: OS/REC 010/12)
  • Responsible for quality assurance, auditing and documentation management for the project.
  • Overseas Experience - HK / Macau – Asia (preferred)
  • Min 15 years experience
  • Proven track record on major building projects
  • Reporting to Project Manager
  • Hospitality, Hotels, resorts preferred
Plant Managers (REF: OS/REC 011/12)
  • Experience of major building plant, tower cranes, hoists, piling and muck shifting equipment and substantial temporary utilities
  • Overseas Experience - HK / Macau – Asia (preferred)
  • Min 20 years experience
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining plant and equipment across several major projects
Senior Site Agents / Site Agents / Sub Agents (REF: OS/REC 012/12)
  • Senior Site Agent will be required to lead and drive a project team of Site Agents, Sub Agents and Engineers
  • Responsibility for delivering various works packages on time and on budget
  • Knowledgeable in complex construction methodologies, interpretation of design and its constructability
  • Proven track record of strong team leadership and construction programme management.
  • Ensure that the overall construction and delivery of a project meets all of its goals and targets
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered for Site Agent or Sub Agent positions
Senior Engineers / Engineers (REF: OS/REC 013/12)
  • Minimum of 6 years post-graduate experience working on large-scale civil and infrastructure projects for main Contractors
  • Responsible for interpreting and raising issues regarding the implementation and constructability of design
  • Provide onsite engineering support during the construction phase, propose construction methods for various site activities, write method statements, monitor and manage the progress of works and provide regular progress reports
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered for the position of Engineer
Agents / Senior Engineers / Engineers (CIVIL –Based in Mongolia) (REF: OS/REC 014/12)
  • Minimum of 6 years post-graduate experience working on large-scale civil and infrastructure projects for main Contractors
  • Experience in earth moving and major road works projects
  • Responsible for interpreting and raising issues regarding the implementation and constructability of design
  • Provide onsite engineering support during the construction phase, propose construction methods for various site activities, write method statements, monitor and manage the progress of works and provide regular progress reports
Risk Managers / Risk Coordinators / Risk Engineers (REF: OS/REC 015/12)
  • Minimum of 15 years post-graduate experience working on large-scale civil and infrastructure projects for main Contractors
  • Work with the Project or Bid Management teams to implement the Leighton construction risk management system goals, priorities, and key performance measures
  • Development of controls for management of the risk process and making sure the risk audit program supports regulatory requirements for health, safety, and environmental programs
  • You will also facilitate monthly risk meetings and carry out Risk Management
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered for Risk Coordinator and Risk Engineer positions
Engineering Manager Tunnels - Geotechnical / Geological (REF: OS/REC 016/12)
  • Lead, manage and provide oversight over all Geotechnical and Geological aspects of the project
  • Minimum 18 years experience
  • Ensure all geotechnical drawings and geological mapping is in accordance with the project plans
  • Manage a team of engineers to provide timely and accurate information to other project teams ensuring that production schedules can be met
  • Experience working on drill and blast projects preferred
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered for Geotechnical or Geological Engineering positions
Blasting Engineers (REF: OS/REC 017/12)
  • Have a minimum of 4 years experience
  • Have experience supervising charge up crews and drilling operations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of blast and initiation design principles i.e. be able to design a tunnel / shaft blast and the required initiation design
  • Ideally have used Sandvik / Tamrock drilling software (Visual Tunnelling / iSure) or be familiar with other software packages as supplied by other jumbo manufacturers. E.g. Tunnel Manager from Atlas Copco. Alternatively candidates could have experience using mining software packages that are comparable in technical complexity
  • Ideally have used JKSym blast initiation software or be familiar with initiation (timing) design software as supplied by other suppliers
Tunnel Agents / Senior Tunnel Engineers / Tunnel Engineers (REF: OS/REC 018/12)
  • Candidates must have a sound knowledge and understanding of complex construction methodologies
  • Prior experience with main contractors on large-scale tunnelling or underground mining is preferred
  • Ability to meet deadlines and drive teams in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Membership or association to recognised industry bodies or institutes would be desirable
Tunnel Lining Agents / Engineers (REF: OS/REC 019/12)
  • Candidates must have a sound knowledge and understanding of complex construction methodologies
  • Must be experienced in tunnel form-work and re-enforced concrete lining for drill and blast tunnel projects
  • Ability to meet deadlines and drive teams in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Membership or association to recognised industry bodies or institutes would be desirable
Tunnel Superintendants / Supervisors (REF: OS/REC 020/12)
  • Contracting experience is mandatory
  • Strong site management and leadership skills
  • Min 18 years experience, drill & blast experience preferred
  • Reporting to Project Director
  • Proven track record of driving tunnelling teams to deliver as per production schedules
  • Proven track record in maintaining the highest of safety standards
Senior QS / Project QS / Quantity Surveyors/ Assistant Quantity Surveyors (REF: OS/REC 021/12)
  • Minimum 10 years relevant working experience with at least 6 years in contracting organisation
  • Experienced in government civil engineering projects is preferable
  • Strong leadership skills, mature and able to work independently
  • Strong ability to communicate, report and record all activity
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered for Quantity Surveyor positions
Planning Managers / Senior Planning Engineers / Planning Engineers (REF: OS/REC 022/12)
  • Responsible for the oversight of all planning activities
  • Provide technical expertise to maintain and improve planning activities and processes
  • Experience of working on Heavy Civil, Building and Infrastructure projects preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant experience in similar positions
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Strong English language skills, both spoken and written are essential