Chip Seal Supervisor

Wellington, Australia
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
angle-right Job no: 580352
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellington
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.

As the Supervisor, you will assist in the management of specific operations in the department, aiding the delivery of contract requirements, optimisation of resource use and achieving target results. With your proven experience running a range of roading projects, you'll provide leadership to our Wellington team.

About the role
As our Chip Sealing Supervisor, you will need to plan, organise, direct and control the activities and operations of chipseal surfacing across the region. This will include the management and supervision our sealing crews to ensure optimal resource management. You will also be:
  • Working with Foreperson to upskill crew in various roles
  • Organising chip to stockpile and reconciliation
  • Auditing, inspecting and ensuring a strong health and safety culture is maintained
  • Ensuring work is completed to a high standard and all targets (productivity, quality and safety) are met
  • Working with the Contract Manager to programme and execute the current and future workload.

About you:
You'll need to have proven previous experience in supervisory/foreperson role preferably within the Civil Engineering Industry and have a strong health & safety focus. You will also bring:
  • Knowledge of sealing specifications and procedures & experienced in the use of bitumen or emulsions advantageous
  • The ability to drive projects and complete within specified time frames
  • A high standard of workmanship
  • The ability to influence with demonstrated leadership behaviours that empower others
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A full drivers licence (Class 1)

A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment. We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.

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