Job Vacancies

We’re often looking for new people to join our professional engineering workshop. If you think that you could add value to our business please email your C.V. and covering letter to joanne@petoneengineering.co.nz.

Site Manager

Petone Engineering Limited is a fast-growing family business. We have a strong reputation in Wellington as a leading SFC structural steel fabrication and erection company with our workshop situated in Lower Hutt. Our projects cover the greater Wellington area and beyond. We pride ourselves on building strong structures to protect current and future generations.

We are offering a competitive salary with time and a half after 40 hrs.

Hours are 7.00 am till 3.30 pm but these are flexible, overtime is available but optional.

 

Can you successfully complete projects in a way that ensures high quality & profitability, leaves the client satisfied and eager to engage Petone Engineering in the future? Lead and manage staff to retain high levels of engagement and job satisfaction by giving clear instructions? Have the ability to organise day to day activities?

If you have good negotiation skills, care about doing a good job and are a reliable team player then this is the job for you.

 

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Organized and have a systematic approach to problem solving
  • Detail focused and accurate in your work
  • Able to communicate well with co-workers and customers
  • Knowledgeable in the construction industry
  • Able to read shop drawings
  • Have site installation experience
  • Computer literate

Please Note: The successful applicant will need at least 3 years’ experience and a minimum of a restricted driver’s licence.

 

Site Supervisor

Petone Engineering Limited is a fast-growing family business. We have a strong reputation in Wellington as a leading SFC structural steel fabrication and erection company with our workshop situated in Lower Hutt. Our projects cover the greater Wellington area and beyond. We pride ourselves on building strong structures to protect current and future generations.

 

The Position

You will work closely with our Site Manager and Operations Manager. The Site Supervisor is primarily responsible for the management and day-to day supervision and coordination of the construction site ensuring strong Health & Safety protocols are maintained. You will be working alongside an experienced team on anyone of our major projects.

Candidates will have proven commercial construction site management experience and have a successful performance record of working on sites. You will have a solid understanding of NZ building regulations and standards and construction methodologies, along with strong leadership.

You will have:

  • Relevant trade or tertiary qualification.
  • 5 years plus experience as Site Supervisor/Foreman within the structural steel or commercial construction industries.
  • Great ability to read, understand and interpret construction plans and drawings.
  • Able to assess information, evaluate issues and inefficiencies and devise solutions and appropriate course of action.
  • Experience with commercial projects.
  • Site supervisory experience with teams of tradesmen and understanding of project delivery.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including facilitation, negotiation and mediation skills.
  • Excellent Health and Safety knowledge, practices and management skills.
  • References and CV

The Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Lap top, phone and company vehicle
  • Health checks
  • Great team culture & environment
  • Work in an SFC certified company
  • Work in a Sitewise Green company

We value your experience and skills, but to succeed in this team you will also need to demonstrate the qualities we value as an organisation. We are looking for people who thrive working in a team environment, who are there for each other during challenges and successes. People who put the customers first and are always thinking about innovative ways to solve business and customer needs. Our people act with integrity, are down to earth, open and honest and always looking for ways to improve.

If you have the right skills and are interested to know more about the vacancy, please submit your application and cover letter and I will be in touch with you to discuss further.