3 Easy Steps

  • 1Search for courses by Study Area, Level and Location
  • 2We deliver you all the matched results
  • 3Choose one or more course providers to contact you

Distance from location (kms)

Exact 5 10 25 50 100

Posted since

All 2 Days 1 Week 2 Weeks 1 Month

Sort results by

Relevance Date





Any Industry
Source: uWorkin



Job no:


Work type:

Full Time - Permanent




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.

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

Here in Queenstown we are looking for a Foreperson to join our crew as we work on our maintenance contract in the region! This is an exciting opportunity for you if you are looking for a change in career and are looking to take the next step.

What we offer:

  • Very competitive pay rate, tools of trade vehicle and other benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for training and career progression for those who work hard and demonstrate willingness to learn
  • Modern machinery, with more new gear on its way
  • A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere

About the role:

You'll be leading your crew doing construction and maintenance works on including pavements, drainage, guard rail repairs, footpath renewals, surfacing and winter maintenance works. This role comes with a variety of projects, so no two days will be the same. Reporting to your Supervisor, you'll be setting up sites and running the team from planning to delivery with a focus on safety and quality. You will be operating machinery and light plant, completing safety, temporary traffic management (TTM), quality assurance (QA), timesheet information, mentoring and guiding your crew, measuring work for claiming, ordering materials, and generally staying one step ahead of where the job is at. This 'hands on' role will require you to provide leadership by planning, providing direction and controlling activities whilst working alongside the team in the field.

About you:

Along with your civil experience as a Foreperson or Leading Hand there are a few essentials to what we are looking for, but don't stress too much if you don't tick them all off, we are prepared to train you:

  • You'll hold a class 4 full New Zealand Drivers licence with WTR endorsements is essential
  • Proven experience operating a range of civil machinery
  • Traffic Management qualifications are beneficial
  • High standard of workmanship with a commitment to safe workplace practises
  • Clear communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to build rapport with stakeholders and easily chat with your crew

If you have experience in leading a team then we want to hear from you!