Supervisor / Foreman - Earthworks

£40,000 - £49,999
29 May 2012
18 Sep 2012
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Supervisor / Foreman ndash; Earthworks Location: New Zealand, Christchurch Pay Rate: $70 90k NZ Looking to move abroad? Looking to be part of a city rebuild? Looking for new challenges in the construction sector? Then maybe the Christchurch Rebuild Project is for you. Christchurch is abuzz with every conceivable construction activity either underway or about to commence and to continue over the next 10 years for the rebuild efforts. Demolition, Residential amp; Commercial rebuilds, reconstructing the roads, bridges, drainage and utilities infrastructure, itrsquo;s all happening. And the construction industry is the place to be with a distinctive buzz resonating from engineering circles within the town. The Company The company is one of the few established players within NZ Construction Industry. Due to the construction works happening in and around CHCH they are looking at a year ahead with an unprecedented order book of work in hand and to add to that they are about to be awarded further projects. They expect this level of activity to be sustained and even increase over the next 5 years. Main Duties As a Foreman you will be managing infrastructure works in and around the CHCH area, and will be part of a dedicated team who will report into the Works Superintendent. You will be responsible for managing various concurrent projects; both large and small, keeping accurate records of production, managing and maintaining quality of the works, managing and controlling Hamp;S elements at all times, directing and managing the surfacing crews amp; planning and scheduling of all works to fit in with plant and labour availability. Requirements The successful candidate will bring to the role; Previous work history with an establish Company in the UK. Have necessary experience and knowledge in auxiliary civil involved in surfacing such as iron work, kerb and channelling, milling and planning is a plus. Have the ability and previous experience to recruit and run direct and sub contract crews. Be practical minded and work with hands on approach coupled with excellent communication and people skills A solutions orientated attitude with a desire to progress in your career. Benefits A package which is in line with the technical nature of the role which includes salary of between $70 90k inclusive of package. Package includes; Pension contributions, Assistance with accommodation, Assistance with visa requirements and relocation if required, work vehicle, + Phone. Also included is a fantastic opportunity to progress through extensive training and experience with an established Engineering and Construction company in the NZ Construction market. Please send your CV to quoting Supervisor / Forman ndash; CHCH in the subject title. Could your friend do this job? If so then refer their CV to us at and be eligible for up to $1000. Terms and conditions apply