Location: Nelson Posted Date: May 14, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 567561 Careermine Job Id: 1841943
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Coming out of lockdown and looking for a change of career? Our Nelson crew is growing with a large pipeline of construction projects coming our way, including significant stormwater upgrades, bridge construction, retaining walls / structures, pavement rehabs and other exciting projects to keep us busy!

Our Nelson crew are looking for a Civil Carpenter to join our crew! This is an exciting opportunity for you if you are looking for a change in career or for a current crew member to step up in to this leadership role.

What we offer:
  • Very competitive pay rate plus overtime and other benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for training and career progression to those who work hard and demonstrate willingness to learn as we have both internal & external programmes available
  • A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere

This is a 'hands on' role where you will be working in a crew and leading them with daily tasks which including reinforced concrete work, retaining walls, fencing, guard rails, bridge maintenance and so much more! You will help plan, organise, direct and lead activities and operations of the team to ensure that work is completed to the satisfaction of our customers and that production targets are met.

About you:

Along with your experience in the trade industry as a chippie or hammer hand there are a few essentials to what we are looking for, but don't stress too much if you don't tick them all off, we are prepared to train you:
  • You will hold qualifications in trade or a similar field
  • Holding a class 2 full New Zealand Drivers licence with WTR endorsements is desirable
  • High standard of workmanship
  • Clear communication skills with the ability to build rapport with your crew.

You will also bring with you your commitment to safe workplace practises.

If you have experience in leading a team then we want to hear from you!

Don't delay! Seize the opportunity to secure your future with Downer, APPLY NOW! Visit and entering 567561 into the keyword search.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.