Career Opportunities

Careers at Cooke & Dowsett

WORKING WITH US: Cooke & Dowsett is one of Australia’s leading tier one Plumbing Commercial Construction companies. Our success is built on hard work and continued commitment to our people. We are committed to doing what’s right for our clients, our team, and our communities.  We are currently experiencing growth nationally and we would love you to join us!

Expression of Interest:  Join the Team in 2024!

Cooke & Dowsett (VIC & WA)

Project Administrator/s

The Project Administrator is a great opportunity for candidates with  administration experience to join our construction team. In this role, you will provide vital support to the Project Managers, ensuring that projects are delivered on time and within budget, while following the contract, company policy, and industry quality standards. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with all aspects of project set up;
  • Assisting with procurement including obtaining quotes and issuing purchase orders;
  • Assist with document control through Aconex;
  • Assisting Report preparation;
  • Assisting with QA reporting;
  • Collating information for monthly reporting; and
  • Assisting with maintaining project office workspaces.


  • Certificate in Administration (highly regarded)
  • Intermediate Excel, Microsoft Project, PowerPoint & Outlook skills
  • The ability to work independently, as a team member and in varied working environments
  • Organisation and time management skills
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills and able to communicate with a wide variety of people including managing relationships with external clients / suppliers / contractors etc


Cooke & Dowsett (VIC)

Procurement Officer

As the ideal candidate you will have proven administration and data entry experience, preferably in the construction industry, with experience in:

  • Providing internal and external customer support
  • Assisting with processing of purchase orders and preparing invoices for approval nationally
  • Tracking purchase orders and checking against national price lists & quotes
  • General office duties and other duties as required or requested 


  • Previous high volume data entry experience
  • Exceptional time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to understand pricing agreements and contracts
  • A continuous improvement mindset, using initiative to identify and recommend areas for improvement
  • Previous experience within the construction industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to liaise professionally and courteously with colleagues, clients and suppliers
  • A supportive 'can do' attitude

Cooke & Dowsett (VIC)

IT Support Representative (Onsite)

Reporting to the IT Manager, the IT Support Representative is responsible for providing 1st, 2nd, 3rd level support to approximately 200 staff across CDPG.

This will include remote support, desktop support, configuration of laptops/desktops. The role will also administer servers and Office365.


  • Providing end-user support to all levels of the business.
  • On-boarding and departure processes for employees.
  • Introduction of IT systems to new employees.
  • Systems administration of networking equipment and server hardware.
  • Monitoring IT infrastructure, services, and helpdesk tickets for issues.
  • Configuring end-user laptops/desktops and ongoing maintenance.
  • Maintaining documentation on IT processes.
  • Maintaining up to date records of IT assets.
  • General IT administration duties.
  • Assist with IT projects/audits/changes and rollouts of software/hardware. 


  • Office 365 administration (users, groups, licensing, OneDrive, SharePoint).
  • Active Directory (users, groups).
  • Windows server exposure.
  • Remote support experience.
  • Desktop support experience.
  • Mobile phones and Tablet support.
  • An interest in technology.
  • Exposure to cloud-based systems.
  • VMWare (Desirable)
  • Networking, Switches, Routers, Firewalls, WAN, LAN (Desirable)
  • Exposure to ERP systems (Desirable)
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.