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Construction Foreman- Invercargill

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 564035
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Invercargill
Categories: 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.

Due to Downer’s ongoing growth within the Region, we require an experienced Construction Foreman with an excellent work ethic and strong leadership skills to lead our team based in Invercargill.

The primary role will be management and supervising of the crew(s) carrying out civil pavement and general roading construction work and helping out the structures crew as required. The Civil Construction Foreperson will be expected to be involved in planning, organising, directing and controlling activities and operations of crews to ensure that work is completed to the satisfaction of customers and all targets (productivity, quality and safety) are met.

What we offer:

  • Stable working environment
  • Guaranteed minimum of 40 hours per week, plus overtime and other benefits
  • A real focus on a safe work environment
  • A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere
  • Excellent career growth opportunities

About you:

  • Previous experience in a Civil Construction / Foreperson role
  • Team leadership skills and the ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Knowledge of and experienced in civil construction specifications and procedures
  • High standard of workmanship
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A flexible work approach, as no two days are the same
  • Strong safety and quality focus

If you are keen, motivated and experienced, or have a genuine interest in a career in roading/civil infrastructure then we want to hear from you.

Apply now by going to reference 564035.

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

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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