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Site Manager - Commercial Construction, Tauranga

Our client is respected in the Bay of Plenty for the way in which they operate leading to good repeat business. They build in the commercial, educational, industrial, horticultural & healthcare sectors.
As a Site Manager you will ideally have experience delivering commercial projects valued at $1m + and be from a trade background with knowledge of NZ's OHS/IR laws.
The successful candidate will have stand-alone experience working as a Senior Site Foreman or Site Manager in a commercial construction environment. You'll be ensuring your team is adhering to all Health & Safety requirements on site - and you'll be the one setting the example.  You'll be working with a variety of people on site, so your ability to be hands on while also being a professional and confident communicator will hold you in good stead. You will be no stranger to running inductions, tool box talks and ensuring everything on site is efficient and effective. From time to time you might need to get physical and help the guys out.
The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Co-ordinating and leading site activities
  • Playing a key role in ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget
  • Identify and resolve key building issues whilst maintaining the programme
  • Supervise/ check works in all trades of quality and accuracy
  • Conduct site meetings
  • Supervise and resolve any sub-contractor disagreements

We welcome applications from those with a solid background in site management within New Zealand who have hands on experience or hold an appropriate trade certification. You will have a very strong commitment to Health & Safety and be an advocate and ensure all staff are adhering to safe working practices at all times. In addition, you will be able to provide input into resourcing and planning, and liaise with senior staff confidently. 
For a confidential discussion, please contact Paddy on 07 571 4529 or email your CV and a covering letter detailing your experience. 
All enquiries and applications to Harper Smith Recruitment are treated in strict confidence. 

Harper Smith Recruitment Ltd is a technical recruitment company specialising in the recruitment, search and selection of professionals within Construction, Engineering and Industrial Manufacturing related industries. Check out our website for further opportunities www.harpersmith.co.nz. 

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Harper Smith Tauranga

PH +64 (0)7 571 4529
78 First Avenue, Tauranga
PO Box 87, Tauranga 3140
New Zealand

Harper Smith Christchurch

PH +64 (0)3 265 0800
Level 1 Unit 3
46 Acheron Drive
Riccarton 8041
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