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Chipsealing Foreperson - Dunedin

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 587479
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Christchurch, Dunedin
Categories: Trades, 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 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Downer’s surfacing division is highly respected and has a great track record for delivering a high standard of work.  We have a full time position available as a Chipsealing Foreperson well suited to a proactive, energetic, passionate and hardworking individual.

The role will involve

Your days will be busy leading the crew doing reseals and first coats.  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 Zero Harm and production targets are met.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Previous experience in renewal chipsealing in a Foreperson capacity (preferable but not required)
  • Knowledge of and experienced in road construction/chipsealing specifications and procedures
  • Team leadership skills and the ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Strong safety focus
  • A flexible work approach, as no two days are the same
  • High standard of workmanship and quality focus
  • Excellent communication skills

 In return we offer:

  • Stable working environment
  • Full time hours guaranteed – minimum 40 hours per week with paid overtime and other benefits
  • A real focus on a safe working environment including personal protective equipment’s being provided
  • Extensive training and development opportunities to help enhance your skills and advance your career
  • A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere
  • Opportunity to grow and enhance your career

If you want to be part of an enthusiastic team delivering excellence then Downer is the place to be.  

APPLY NOW by visiting and entering 587479 into the keyword search. 

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test, medical and Ministry Of Justice check.

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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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