Construction Manager - Infrastructure Projects North (Wellington)

Job Type:Full Time

Downer are currently engaged by the New Zealand Transport Agency for safety upgrades on SH58 in Wellington. This project is currently underway and Downer are seeking an experienced Construction Manager, with NZTA experience to oversee and manage these works. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager you will also be heavily involved in method development and tendering of other NZTA projects within the region. This position is a permanent role and will be part of the senior leadership team for the regional business.

As a key part of our construction team your will involve the management of specific projects, delivering on project requirements, optimizing resource use in order to achieve the following outcomes.

You will have extensive civil infrastructure experience and sound practical project experience, be highly responsive and appreciate the need to move quickly.

Suitable applicants for this role will have:

  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent in Civil Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years + Project Management experience skills coupled with strong organisational and planning skills
  • Sound financial project management skills and competent in robust cost to complete processes
  • Proficient user in Microsoft Word, Excel & Project and quality management systems
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure, connect the dots and be innovative in your approach
  • Leadership skills and a proven background in developing and mentoring younger engineers
  • The ability to programme and plan work which includes interfaces with several different parties and work collaboratively
  • Demonstrated track record in identifying, researching and developing market place opportunities
  • An understanding of HS&E processes and legislation in a project

In return we offer:

This is an opportunity to become a key part of our Downer team. Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful and this position presents you with an opportunity to add high value while experiencing long-term growth.

This is your chance to be an integral part of some awesome projects, apply today by contacting heading to using job reference number 568630.

The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical.