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Foreperson - Earthworks and Pavement Construction

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Palmerston North
Categories: Management, Trades, Manufacturing, Operations/Production, Construction

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

We're on the hunt for a keen and eager Foreperson to join our Palmerston North team. This will be a full time position assisting our construction crew operating across the Manawatu/Whanganui/Rangitikei/Tararua districts.

This is a 'hands on' Foreperson role where you will lead a crew tasked with delivering Earthworks and Pavement Construction projects for both external clients and on our existing Downer Road Maintenance contracts.

You’ll be expected to be involved with planning, organising, direction and controlling activities and operations of a team to ensure that work is completed to the satisfaction of our customers and that production targets are met.

About you:

  • Background in Earthworks and/or Pavement Construction (roading or site works)
  • Experience in a Foreperson role or wanting to advance themselves into this role.
  • High standard of workmanship
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team leadership skills and the ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Strong safety and quality focus

What we offer:

At Downer, we have a company-wide focus on training and development which gives excellent opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.  We offer an excellent remuneration package based on experience.

Don't miss this awesome opportunity to join our team today! Apply now by visiting using job reference number 556980.

As a WorkSAFE environment all successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical. 

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Applications close: New Zealand Daylight Time

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