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Pavement Construction Foreperson

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 560623
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellington
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Maintenance, 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.

Coming out of lockdown and looking for a change of career?

We are looking for an experienced Civil Construction Foreperson to join our crew!

Our crew based in Porirua are looking for a Pavement Construction Foreperson. The crew are all set and we just need you to drive them! This could also be an opportunity for a current team member to step up into a leadership role.

What’s in it for you?

  • Very competitive pay rate, plus overtime and other benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for training and career progression to those who work hard and demonstrate willingness to learn as we have both internal & external programmes available
  • A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere
  • Modern machinery, with more new gear on its way
  • Job security!

About the role:

You will be leading a crew doing civil construction works, such as roading, and pavement construction.  You will have all round duties from operating machinery to general labouring. This ‘hands on’ role will require you to provide leadership by planning, providing direction and controlling activities whilst working alongside the team in the field.

You will be expected to ensure that work is completed to the satisfaction of our customers and that all targets are met.

About you:

Along with your knowledge of working with Pavement Construction machinery and your ability to lead a team there are a few essentials, but don’t stress too much if you don’t tick them all off, we are prepared to train you:

  • Previous experience in a Civil Construction / Foreperson role
  • A class 2 full New Zealand drivers licence with WTR endorsements
  • Knowledge of and experienced in civil construction specifications and procedures
  • Clear communication skills with the ability to build relationships with stakeholders
  • 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.

If this sounds like you? Do not delay! Seize the opportunity to secure your future with Downer APPLY NOW!

How to apply:

This is a great time to join the Downer team and take the next step in your career with an organisation committed to the lifelong development of our people. APPLY NOW, by visiting www.downercareers.co.nz and entering 560623 into the keyword search.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and 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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