Site Supervisor / Foreman
Hick Bros Civil Construction Ltd
Napier, NZ
6d ago

Hick Bros Civil Construction is a privately owned, family-values based organisation and a market leader in complex earthworks / civil and infrastructure projects.

We are a self-performing contractor with one of the largest fleets of heavy machinery in the country.

We’re in the Hawkes Bay to work on the Harapaki wind project, a 41 turbine wind farm in the Maungaharuru Ranges, 35km northwest of Napier on SH5.

A Wind Farm?

Not just any wind farm, this is one of the biggest, most technically challenging wind farm builds anyone in New Zealand has ever tackled a career defining project.

Working on this amazing opportunity you’ll be part of a team that :

  • Builds 22km of roading
  • Shifts 1,000,000 cubic metres of dirt
  • Pours 30,000 cubic metres of concrete
  • Uses blasting as part of the construction methodology (i.e. blowing stuff up!)
  • We’re offering an exciting and challenging opportunity with a highly competitive package including vehicle and phone, and career development opportunities in line with your drive to grow and succeed.

    By joining Hick Bros you’re joining an organisation who values and looks after its employees.

    About the Role :

    You will be responsible for the day to day running of your section of the wind farm, ensuring the whole team is working towards the common goal of completing works on time, on budget and to required quality.

    You will run daily pre-starts and toolbox meetings ensuring all site staff are aware of their responsibilities as well as focusing on health & safety to make sure all our staff get home safely at the end of each day.

    About You :

    You should be an experienced foreman or supervisor coming from a background in in large scale bulk earthworks and / or civil construction projects.

    You will be highly experienced in operating a wide variety of plant such as excavators, bulldozers, graders, compactors, scrapers, etc, and have proven leadership skills.

    In addition, we’re looking for the following :

  • Bulk earthworks experience
  • Drainage, roading & services
  • Excellent track record in environmental controls
  • Sound knowledge of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental requirements in relation to earthworks and civil construction works
  • Ability to interpret and advise on designs and project plans
  • Coordinate and implement technical standards
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills
  • Communicate effectively with site staff, sub-contractors, engineers and management on site and technical matters
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