Expression of Interest - Aboriginal Workforce - West Gate Tunnel Project

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Job no: 983906
Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: Aus - Melbourne
Categories: CPB Contractors


CPBJH JV brings together two of Australia's leading construction partners, CPB Contractors and John Holland, with unparalleled expertise in large-scale and complex project management, civil construction, traffic management and tunnelling. 

The Joint Venture was awarded the contract to design and construct the West Gate Tunnel Project.

About the Project

The West Gate Tunnel Project is a partnership between the Victorian Government and Transurban. It will deliver a vital alternative to the West Gate Bridge, provide quicker and safer journeys, and remove thousands of trucks off residential streets. The project will include:

  • Widening the West Gate Freeway from eight lanes to 12 between the M80 Ring Road and Williamstown Road;

  • Building a 2.8km eastbound tunnel and a 4km westbound tunnel under Yarraville;

  • Constructing a bridge over the Maribyrnong River providing an alternative to the West Gate Bridge;

  • Constructing an elevated road along Footscray Road to the Port of Melbourne; and

  • Major new cycling and pedestrian paths. 

Aboriginal Employment

CPBJH JV is committed to maximising employment and training for Aboriginal people and we have committed to 2.5% of Project labour hours by Aboriginal workers.

People who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to express interest in all available roles on the project from labourers, plant operators and construction supervisors to administrative, engineering, design, commercial and finance roles.

Most roles will be based in the western suburbs at a number of sites along the project corridor.

These roles will provide successful candidates with the opportunity to join a rapidly growing industry with long term employment and career development prospects, not only on the West Gate Tunnel Project, but on future projects throughout Victoria and Australia.

Please note: Applying to this Expression of Interest (EOI) is not an application to a specific role or position, however your application will be reviewed against current vacancies and any future vacancies when they become available.

To review our current open vacancies please visit where we also encourage you to apply directly to any roles you may be interested in.

CPBJH JV is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and actively seeks to remove barriers that Aboriginal people face in gaining successful employment. We value diversity in our team and people who share our values of authenticity, respect and excellence are encouraged to apply.

CPBJH JV acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and pay our respects to elders past, present and future. 

This advertisement is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) and s 8(4) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic).

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