Site Foreperson

Location: Whangarei Posted Date: May 14, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 569483 Careermine Job Id: 1841946
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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Whangarei
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.

Due to the growth in Whangarei, we are expanding our Maintenance team to support the growth within this area. This role could bring you the security that you are looking for!

We are looking for a Site Foreperson to lead the new team on a variety of maintenance work. As the Site Foreperson, you'll also be involved in planning, organising, directing and controlling tasks for your team.

You'll also be working alongside your team, which means you'll be involved in pavement repairs or operating a digger, so you'll need to be agile and flexible. We believe in upskilling our employees at Downer, 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!

About you?

You'll have a proven track record of supervising teams and subcontractors, in a range of maintenance activities. You will also bring along with you:
  • An organised and systematic approach to working environment
  • Strong planning skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Full clean driver's license

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 and entering 567183 into the keyword search.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

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

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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: 13 May 2020 New Zealand Standard Time
Applications close: 07 Jun 2020 New Zealand Standard Time