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Construction Workers | Dunedin, New Zealand
Dunedin, New Zealand
Starting Salary £:
18 PH
Job Description

Our client is one of New Zealand's largest and most trusted recruitment companies, specialising in the supply of skilled staff. They supply workers into a variety of sectors, including builders, carpenters, plumbers, welders, scaffolders, electricians, plumbers, concreters, drivers, fitters, engineers and plant operators.

They are looking for hard-working and reliable UK construction workers for projects starting in Dunedin. 

As a construction worker you will participate in a variety of major construction projects including a $1.6 Billion new hospital being built in Dunedin. Although experience isn't essential, you will have to be physically fit and a fast learner. To be successful in this position, you will work well as part of a team, enjoy working outdoors, and be able to perform strenuous physical tasks

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Preparing construction sites, materials, and tools.
  • Loading and unloading of materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Removing debris, garbage, and dangerous materials from sites.
  • Assembling and breaking down barricades, temporary structures, and scaffolding.
  • Assisting contractors, e.g. electricians and painters, as required.
  • Assisting with transport and operation of heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Regulating traffic and erecting traffic signs.
  • Following all health and safety regulations.
  • Digging holes, tunnels, and shafts.
  • Mixing, pouring, and levelling concrete.
Experience Required
  • No formal qualification is required, although a high school diploma may be preferred.
  • Similar work experience may be beneficial.
  • Licensed to work with hazardous materials may be required.
  • Willingness to undertake training if necessary.
  • Be mild-tempered and a team player.
  • Be healthy, strong, and fit.
What is in it for you

Dunedin is an exciting prospect for those looking for the opportunity to get ahead:

  • Affordable housing: Whether renting or looking to buy a home, Dunedin is still one of the most affordable cities in New Zealand.
  • Low cost of living: Cheaper rent, no traffic and low fuel costs = more money in your back pocket at the end of the week.
  • Family friendly: Safe communities, great schools and the best university in the country. A great place to put down roots and raise a family.
  • Great Pay: High demand = High $$. Dunedin is going to be short of tradespeople and we are prepared to challenge the market in terms of pay rates.

Dunedin also has all the benefits of a big city in a small package. Great nightlife, arts, music, passionate sports fans, all in an exciting, centralised hub of activity.

  • Great Pay rates
  • Holiday Pay, ACC cover, Kiwisaver, PPE etc
  • Assistance with tools and training courses
  • Permanent Employment Opportunities
  • Wages or Contracting - You decide!
Equality Diversity Inclusion

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. We are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the communities we support. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group. 

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