Civil Foreman or Project Engineer

Archway Recruitment



Hutt Valley

Work Type

Full Time


$80000 to $90000

  • National Civil Contractor
  • Land Development Project
  • Newly established position and Branch

We have partnered with a renown Civil Contractor who has recently opened a branch in Wellington. They are a New Zealand owned and family operated company with over 500 employees throughout the Country. As they have just opened up in Wellington, they now require a Civil Foreman or Project Engineer to lead the team on a significant commercial land development project in Lower Hutt.

The Role

Either as the Foreman, or the Project Engineer, you will take a lead role in the management of day to day onsite operations and management. Some of you key duties will depend on your experience, and not limited to the following:

  • Managing works onsite, including drainage, earthworks, the installation of watermains, pipelines and pumpstations.
  • Directing the team to complete works to standard and within time
  • Reading through plans and setting clear deliverables
  • Updating programme and short term look aheads
  • Health and Safety
  • Communicating with local residents, and stakeholders.
  • Traffic management

About you:

We are looking for either a jack of all trades Foreman who is looking to step into a Site Supervisor role, or an up and coming project engineer to take the lead on the project management. You will need the following attributes

  • Ability to articulate and communicate plans
  • Ability to be able to lead a team and give clear direction
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Traffic management experience
  • Sound knowledge of Health and Safety practices
  • Proven experience in a similar role in Civil Construction
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills
  • MS projects experience and WTR’s are advantageous but not essential.
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In return, you will receive a salary package based on your experience. This is a great opportunity to work for a company that has solid roots who have just entered into the Wellington market. You will see quick career progression due the organic growth of this branch. Now is the time to get on board!!

This well-known organisation that really look after their staff, you are not just another number, and they’re not a corporate. If interested please apply now with your CV, or call Grant Richardson for a confidential discussion on 021449871. Alternatively, email your CV direct to [email protected]

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Contact Details



Construction > Foreman – Civil


Date Posted:

11/08/2021 1:32:00 PM

  • Seniority level

    Entry level

  • Employment type


  • Job function

    Management and Manufacturing

  • Industries

    Construction, Civil Engineering, and Staffing and Recruiting