Construction Foreperson

New Plymouth, Australia
Apr 08, 2021
May 08, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
angle-right Job no: 578438
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: New Plymouth
Categories: Maintenance, 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.

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

We are looking for a Civil Construction Foreperson to join our New Plymouth team as we continue to grow with our secured long-term contracts in the region. If you like variety, enjoy a challenge and want to feel valued in a great team environment, come and join us now.

What's in it for you?
  • Very competitive pay rate, including company tools of trade vehicle, plus overtime and other benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for training and career progression to those who work hard and demonstrate willingness to learn
  • A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere
  • Modern machinery
  • Access to a range of company benefits and partnered discounts across insurance providers, retail and trade suppliers!

About the role:

This 'hands on' role will require you to lead by example, providing leadership by planning, offering clear direction and controlling site activities whilst working alongside the crew. The role involves the operation of civil construction machinery and physical duties in undertaking a wide range of civil construction and maintenance work.

You will also:
  • Help ensure all work is completed to the satisfaction of our customers
  • Ensure that all Zero Harm and production targets are met
  • Provide clear records and reports on all activities undertaken
  • Offer coaching and training to your crew to grow their capabilities

About you:

Along with your positive attitude and your ability to lead a team there are a few essentials to what we are looking for:
  • You will have proven civil woks experience
  • Ability to read plans and work to a program.
  • Knowledge of working with Civil Construction plant
  • Class 4 and/or WTR endorsements are desirable

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