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UCG provides design and construction services to the telecommunications industry, and ultimately its customers. We are a growing organisation comprising dynamic people who embrace technology and change, and we have many exciting employment opportunities throughout Australia and New Zealand.

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What Makes Us Different

In Australia and New Zealand we employ over 400 full time employees and have head offices in Brisbane and Auckland. Our regional offices in Australia include locations of Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and Melbourne. Our regional offices in New Zealand include Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton, Kaitaia, Kerikeri, Paeroa, Rotorua and Wellington.

Our team is the reason why we have been recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing companies for 2014, 2015 and 2016 in the BRW’s Fast 50 Awards and in Australia’s national Smart50 Company awards.

Consider a career with our company which is recognised as a market leader by Australia and New Zealand’s largest telecommunications infrastructure owners.

Why Choose UCG?

We are a team of experienced, agile, focused and innovative people and, along with industry-leading systems, UCG is at the forefront of where the telecommunications broadband industry is heading today. We enjoy having challenging problems to solve and building strong relationships within our ecosystem.

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Our Values

We live and breathe our values every day. We are committed to conducting our business responsibly, with honesty, integrity and respect.

  • Performance: We work smarter through data;
  • Respect: Everyone has a voice;
  • Innovation: We challenge the status quo;
  • Teamwork: We work together to achieve success;
  • Quality: We do it right, first time and on time;
  • Safety: Everyone goes home safe;
  • Integrity: We do what is right because it is the right thing to do.

Growth & Development

We are growing at pace and so should you. You will be able to enhance your skills and develop your career within UCG. We offer a number of Learning & Development opportunities including e-learning modules, webinars and support for further education as well as internal opportunities to learn new skills.

Social Responsibility

We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and building inclusive communities by empowering our employees whilst putting our customers at the centre of everything we do.

Employment Opportunities Include

Business Development

Our business development team foster strong and long lasting relationships with our blue chip telecommunications clients. The team markets Universal Communications Group as a highly capable design and construction Delivery Partner and tenders for new work.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Completions & Handover

Our Completions and Handover teams are responsible for ensuring all documentation requirements are met at the completion of each construction site which then allows us to apply for payment. Australia and New Zealand’s national geospatial telecommunications records must also be updated.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Commercial

Our Commercial team is responsible for managing the contractual relationships with our clients and ensuring that prompt financial claims are made on behalf of Universal Communications Group. The team is also responsible for managing the commercial arrangements with our Delivery Partners (subcontractors). Quality assurance is performed to ensure each job site has an accurate claim and payment allocation for our Delivery Partners.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Construction Management & Supervision

Universal Communications Group’s business model comprises of subcontracting the construction work to our valued Delivery Partners (subcontractor companies). Once our Service Management Centre issues a ticket of work inclusive design, it is up to our Construction Management and Field Managers to monitor the progress of construction. Our Construction team provide technical advice to our Delivery Partners so they can complete their civil and/or cabling work to high quality and in a timely, safe and environmentally conscious manner. The Field Managers induct and train new Delivery Partners and ensure the subcontractor workforce understands and adheres to our safe systems of work. Field Managers also visit owners of our construction sites to provide them information or solve their problems.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Design

Universal Communications Group has a team of in-house Designers based in Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland and Wellington who are capable of designing solutions for job sites that require the installation of broadband services. The team can provide solutions for the multi technology mix that has been adopted by our clients and provides designs for various residential and commercial settings such as broad acre residential developments, multilevel residential buildings, shopping centres, hospitals and universities. The team members use cutting edge drafting software to draw designs over geospatial maps which calculates the entire cost of the construction both labour and materials.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

FInance

Our Finance team provides group accounting and reporting, management accounting, financial accounting, financial controls, company secretarial, accounts payable and payroll functions.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Health & Safety

Universal Communications Group places the health and safety of its employees, subcontractor workforce and members of the public and welfare of the environment as its number one priority. Our Work Health & Safety System is certified to ISO 45001 and also accredited by the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (Australia). We have a dedicated team of Health, Safety, Environment & Quality Advisors who ensure our safe systems of work are understood and adhered to by all employees and the Delivery Partner workforce. Induction of new workers, site inspections, audits of Delivery Partners qualifications and tools of trade and verification of competency are routine and important parts of the function. The team provides support to the external auditors of the health, safety, environment and quality aspects of the business.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Heritage, Environment & Cultural Identification / Land Access

Our Heritage, Environment & Cultural Identification and Land Access team undertakes all required research to ensure that relevant heritage, environmental and indigenous considerations are fully discovered and taken into account during design and construction. Searching through various government or government agency websites to identify the special circumstances that may apply to the construction site is a key part of the process. The team also liaises with appropriate authorities to obtain approval to work in or adjacent traffic corridors.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Human Resources

The Human Resources team provides support to employees and Delivery Partners of Universal Communications Group. The provision of recruitment services, employee relations, industrial relations, training and development, employment contracts and remuneration, rewards and recognition and on boarding of Delivery Partners falls within the sphere of the team.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Project Managers

Our Project Managers manage our large construction sites such as the provision of broadband services throughout shopping centres, universities, hospitals and broad acre residential and high rise residential green field sites. Project Managers have an advanced understanding of design and construction and a background in either field. The projects must be well planned and extensive consultation undertaken so normal activity at the sites suffers minimal interruption, relations with site owner positive, public safety uncompromised and Delivery Partner resources coordinated.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Project Scheduling

Our Project Schedulers assign Delivery Partner surveyors, construction, installation and maintenance crews to our tickets of work, meticulously managing the schedule so our Delivery Partners have a reliable flow of work, ultimately resulting in the appropriately skilled crews delivering a quality job on time in order to satisfy the building owner and tenants.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Software Development

Our Software Development team are responsible for the development and evolution of our bespoke work management software named siteTRAX. Our software is used to manage the design and construction jobs from the moment our clients allocate each ticket of work to us right through to recording the job as completed and ready to claim. The software interfaces with our client’s software and is used extensively by employees and Delivery Partners, including Applications which allow workers to update site status in real time. The team uses scrum methodology to ensure its activity is closely aligned with the business’ needs.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

Telecommunications Technology Experts

Our Telecommunications Technology team are subject matter experts who due to their combination of tertiary qualifications in telecommunications engineering and industry experience can solve design and construction solutions for our clients. Our experts engage with our clients and come up with innovations that allow the client to build quality long term infrastructure in a cost effective manner.

Managerial and employee positions are part of the team. Click here to lodge an expression of interest.