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Construction Supervisor

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellington
Categories: Trades, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Operations/Production, Facilities Management, Construction, Civil Engineering

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 have a full time role available for Construction Supervisor in Porirua, Wellington to help deliver our contract requirements!  You will provide effective operational management of contracts by planning, organising, directing and controlling activities of operational crews to ensure contracts are completed to the satisfaction of customers and all targets (quality, safety, productivity and profit) are met.

To be successful in this position, you will be:

  • Providing leadership and guidance to our frontline team
  • Ensuring our deliverables are being achieved
  • Utilising all resources to their fullest potential to provide a customer focussed and responsive service
  • Continuing and developing our positive Zero harm culture
  • Enhancing our processes including safety, traffic management, quality, environmental, financial and resource management

Additionally, you will ensure key customer and key stakeholder relationships are enhanced and good working relationships with the customer are maintained and developed, actively fostering a “leading through collaboration” and “best for network” approach.

What’s on offer?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive organisation who believes people are their number one asset.  On offer is a stable working environment, competitive remuneration package including a company vehicle and excellent prospects for career growth within a large international organisation. 

About you:

  • Essential to have several years’ experience leading a team in the civil industry with experience in roading construction being advantageous
  • Preferable to have NZ Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Site Supervision) or similar qualification or at least be prepared to work towards this.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Good computer literacy
  • Strong Health & Safety knowledge
  • Ability to influence with demonstrated leadership behaviours that empower others to drive projects and complete within specified time frames
  • Strong problem solving skills

Come and join a team of industry experts – if you are ready for your next challenge, we want to hear from you!  To apply please go to using job reference number 562427.

The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical. 

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.

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