Civil Carpenter/Foreperson

Location: Queenstown Posted Date: May 14, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 569475 Careermine Job Id: 1841944
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Coming out of lockdown and looking for a change of career? Our Queenstown crew is growing as we have secured contracts in the region. This could bring you the security that you are looking for!

As a market leader in infrastructure and engineering services, Downer understands and recognises the contribution employees make to the success of our business.

Our team in South Island have a great opportunity for a Civil Carpenter Foreperson. We're a high performing team so come and join us for your next challenge whilst developing your career further!

What's on offer:
  • Permanent, full time position
  • Guaranteed hours + overtime pay
  • Opportunity to join a progressive organisation who truly embraces training and development
  • Autonomy and the ability to make this role your own
  • Wide variety of projects - you won't be bored.

About the role:

In this role you will be required to lead your crew to construct small and large infrastructure across Otago and Southland. Either working from detailed construction plans or thinking on your feet to help find a solution.
  • As a Foreperson, you will working as a dedicated player and may also be required to work on the weekends
  • This role enables you to showcase your leadership qualities by managing a small team, planning project work and controlling site quality and safety!

Who are we looking for?

With the winter season coming soon, you will enjoy spending your days out doors and on your feet.

Along with your positive attitude, we need someone who has an adaptive nature and can think on their feet as the scope of the role involves carpentry work.
  • The qualities that we are mainly looking for are - confidence and smart planning!
  • You will have numerous years of experience in a similar field and the motivation skills to lead a small team
  • Class-2 licence and WTR are not essential but desirable
  • Have a strong customer and commercial awareness on site.

This is a great time to join the Downer team and take the next step in your career with an organisation committed to the lifelong development of our people.

If this sounds like you then register your interest at reference 569475

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