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Harper Smith is currently recruiting for a Drainlayer for an established, mid sized Civil Contractor in Hamilton. This company is in a phase of rapid growth, and are looking for new employees to join their team.

Both ticketed and non ticketed candidates will be considered. This role would be ideal for someone who is already working towards their Drainage tickets, or someone who has experience in Drainage works and is wanting to obtain their qualifications. The role will include assisting and learning from already Qualified Drainlayers on new civil construction, predominantly Greenfield sites.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • To be physically fit, and not afraid to get your hands dirty.
  • Be willing to learn from others
  • Previous experience in drainage is a major advantage, however experience in civil works generally will be considered
  • It is also an advantage to have your Class 2 Licence, plus WTR endorsements, as well as experience working on loaders.

In return, you will be working for a company that will support and encourage your professional development, assist you in obtaining your qualifications, and provide competitive remuneration.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Sian on 0273 403 703 or email your application including your CV (in Word format) and a covering letter detailing your technical experience that qualifies you for this role to .
Please understand your application will be treated in strict confidence.

Harper Smith Recruitment Ltd is a technical recruitment company specialising in the recruitment and search and selection of professionals and senior appointments from a Construction, Engineering and Heavy Industrial Manufacturing background.

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Harper Smith Tauranga

PH 027 499 6643

Unit 12
2 Curly McLeod Way
Mount Maunganui 3116

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PH 021 664 367

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46 Acheron Drive
Riccarton, Christchurch 8041

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Tower Junction, Christchurch 8149

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