Civil Superintendent

Employer
Downer EDI Limited
Location
Wellington, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 13, 2022

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Category
Construction, Engineering, Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
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angle-right Job no: 589832
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellington
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), 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 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 which 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

Apply online today using the reference number 589832.

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

Advertised: 18 Mar 2022 New Zealand Daylight Time
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