About the role | Ko te kaupapa

We have a busy forward work program and are looking for a Civil Leading Hand to join our Construction team.

As a Leading Hand, you will play an important role in managing and overseeing a wide range of projects. We are looking for someone who has proven experience leading and motivating a team of skilled tradespeople and labourers to ensure that projects are completed on time and to the highest standard.

You will have experience in all areas of civil works, roading, earthworks, footpath prep, kerb and channel prep, boxing and formwork, and small plant operation. If you have previous experience in minor drainage works, this is a great bonus.

So, if you believe you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role and are looking for your next move, we are keen to hear from you! We are a company that invests in our team and we are willing to invest in your future.

What you’ll bring | Ko ngā pukenga ōu

  • Experience leading a team within the construction industry (essential)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Civil Construction
  • Full Class 1 Licence (essential)
  • Class 2-4 Licence (preferred)
  • WTR Endorsements (essential)
  • STMS (preferred – training will be provided for the right candidate)
  • National Certificate in Civil (advantageous)
  • 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.