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Title:  Superintendent

Job Number:  7213

Drury, AUK, NZ, 1060

About John Holland:


We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  



From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.



While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.



Are you up for the challenge?



About the role:


Due to ongoing growth in New Zealand, we are currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced Superintendents to join our team in either Auckland or Wellington to help in the delivery of several iconic projects. We are seeking motivated, talented and driven Superintendents with experience delivering Rail based projects across New Zealand.


Responsibilities of the role include;


Oversee the on-site delivery of defined scopes of work on schedule with all stakeholder expectations met.

Provide and take leadership responsibility in health, safety and environment management.

Build strong internal and external stakeholder management through positive, proactive and professional communication to keep key personnel informed.

Manage industrial relations issues and implications and develop an appropriate resolution.

Conduct thorough performance management evaluation for direct and indirect reports

Ensure compliance in commercial and financial management including meeting budgets and identifying cost saving measures.

Provide leadership in risk management, identify and mitigate risks prior to works commencing, communicate with and engage relevant stakeholders to control risk and build a risk management culture.

Utilise project planning skills to plan work, monitor implementation and effectiveness to achieve outcomes for quarterly goals.

Review progress against plans, contractual arrangements and delivery milestones to ensure they are on schedule and within quality and cost estimates and take remedial action as required.

Review design documentation, read drawings, provide constructive review and oversee implementation of final designs


To be successful in this key role, you must have:


Minimum 5-10 years previous construction experience in a similar role.

Experience in industry-relevant trade and construction operations of similar scale.

People and performance management of subcontractors, suppliers and direct labour.

Skill in the review of design documentation, ability to understand drawings, provide constructability review and implement final design plans.

Safety and environment management, resource management and construction program and methodology.

Experience as Supervisor 2-5 years.

Understand productivity factors and utilisation planning.

Trade Qualification or similar



As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives. Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.



We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.


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