Foreperson

Location: Hamilton Posted Date: January 15, 2020
Employer: To view company name. See instructions below
Employer Job Id: 567183 Careermine Job Id: 1829092
angle-right Job no: 567183
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Hamilton
Categories: Trades, Maintenance, 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 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

We are looking to hire an experienced Foreperson to manage and supervise work and crews, carrying out civil infrastructure and sealing activities.

You will be expected to be involved in planning, organising, directing and controlling activities and resources to ensure that work is completed to the satisfaction of customers and all targets (safety, quality, productivity) are met.

At Downer we believe in upskilling our employees so this role will be 'hands on' where you will be required to provide training and development to crews under your supervision.

So what's in it for you?
  • A permanent position in a stable working environment
  • Competitive remuneration package including tools of trade and PPE
  • Excellent prospects for career growth within a large international organisation
  • Progressive business who truly embraces training, development and zero harm
  • A supportive team atmosphere where you'll work alongside industry experts!

We want to hear from you if you have:
  • A proven track record of supervising teams and subcontractors in a range of maintenance and construction activities
  • Able to deal with unexpected events / make decisions and provide direction to work teams
  • Shows willingness / provides solutions to assist with a "continual improvement" philosophy
  • Organized and systematic approach to working environment
  • Strong planning skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

This is an opportunity to establish your place in a growth industry. So don't hesitate put your application forward to be considered for this role - APPLY NOW, by visiting www.downercareers.co.nz and entering 567183 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.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.

Advertised: 14 Jan 2020 New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: 09 Feb 2020 New Zealand Daylight Time