About the role | Ko te kaupapa

We have an exciting opportunity for a Civil Foreman with strong leadership skills to join our frontline team. You will be responsible for general civil construction works and must be able to demonstrate experience in formwork, concrete structures, and civil carpentry. This role is predominantly based in North Canterbury however, you may also be required to work from our head office in Rolleston or other locations as required.

You will be working on concrete works and placing, steel tying, boxing and formworks, timber retaining walls, and culvert installation. You must be hands on and capable of operating when required for the purpose of mentoring other team members.

You will be experienced at reading and interpreting plans, communicating effectively, and meeting production targets. You must have strong leadership skills and will be able to demonstrate that you have trained and mentored team members in the past. These are essential skills in order to be successful in this position and a leader within our business.

What you’ll bring | Ko ngā pukenga ōu

  • Experience leading a team within the construction industry (essential)
  • WTR endorsements (essential)
  • Full Class 1 Driver Licence (essential)
  • Class 2-4 (desirable)
  • STMS (desirable)
  • Physically fit and self-motivated
  • Health and Safety conscious with a positive attitude

What we bring | He aha ta tatou kawe mai

  • Career opportunities through training & development
  • Increased KiwiSaver employer contributions after service milestones
  • Birthday leave after 1 year, retail discounts and a great working culture!
  • Varied and interesting work every day
  • An innovative company with diverse projects


The company is committed to providing a safe work environment. Successful candidates are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug, and alcohol test prior to employment.

Our values | Ngā Uaratanga

Trustworthy | Whakawhirinaki – People You Can Rely On

Teamwork | Mahi Tahi – People Who Work Together

Guardianship | Kaitiakitanga – People Who Protect Our Place


How to apply | Me pēhea te tono

To apply, click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Or email your CV and Cover Letter to recruit@corde.nz.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.