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Civil Superintendent

  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Downer’s Transport Projects division delivers multi-disciplined infrastructure solutions throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific, in the road, rail, renewable, marine, and civil sectors. We’ve had some great successes in the past couple of years both national and within the Wellington region. We are currently delivering a number of major infrastructure projects which will change the face of Wellington! It’s time to join the next stage of Wellingtons development!

As a key part of our construction team you will report to the Project Manager and have a regional function reporting to the Operations Manager. Your role will involve the management of specific projects, delivering on project requirements, optimizing resource use in order to achieve the following outcomes.

The ideal candidate will have extensive civil infrastructure experience along with sound practical project experience and be highly responsive and appreciate the need to move quickly. 

About the role:

In the role of Superintendent, you will play a crucial role in achieving project targets, being the eyes and ears on site and being responsible for making the work happen.  You will have strong working relationships with the Project Manager, Site Engineer, Foreperson and Subcontractor/s to help the workflow smoothly.  The ideal candidate will have extensive civil infrastructure experience preferably in a New Zealand environment and sound practical project experience, be highly responsive and appreciate the need to move quickly. 

 About you:

To be successful in this role we are looking for the following skills and attributes:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role
  • The ability to promote an environment that supports Downer's philosophy of health and safety in the workplace
  • Excellent organisational skills and demonstrated customer relationship management skills
  • Sound project or engineering operations experience, including budget management and detailed knowledge of productivities
  • Strong commitment to Health & Safety initiatives
  • Track record in managing self-perform, plant and resource management
  • Ability to promote excellence in project delivery, safety, quality and productivity
  • Proven experience in large project delivery
  • Subcontractor management skill
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities

We provide genuine training opportunities and career development, the ability to transfer to different parts of New Zealand and of course long-term job security.

  • Guaranteed full-time hours – minimum 40 hours per week
  • Tools of trade provided including uniform and PPE gear
  • Access to a range of company benefits and partnered discounts
  • Pay range: $140,000 - $200,000 (negotiable on experience)

Apply online today using the reference number 589832.

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

The Downer NZ Recruitment office will be closed from Friday, 23 December 2022 and we will be back on deck on Monday, 9 January 2023.   If you submit an application during this period please note that we will review your details and update you upon our return.  Wishing you a safe and festive holiday season.

 

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