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Project Manager – 85-110K PA

About the Role

Reporting to the Contracts Manager and Director, the primary focus of the Project Manager role will be to effectively initiate, plan, execute and control a project team to achieve specific goals and meet client briefs within project timelines.


Duties

  • Prepare, operate, implement and manage detailed programs for the coordination of site activities
  • Manage changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs and project plans
  • Price / forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project
  • Interpret specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control
  • Consulting with Architects, Engineering Professionals, Material Suppliers and Technical Trade Workers
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing with good comprehension
  • Prepare Tender documents, contracts, budgets, schedule of prices and other documentation
  • Ensuring adherence to the building legislation and standards of performance, quality, cost and safety
  • Participate in our system requirements to achieve a safe work environment whilst achieving high-end services that meet client requirements
  • Measure and value the work done on site and produce high level analytical reports

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this position you will require the following skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a Project Manager role in the engineering industry
  • Advanced level of MSOffice packages and relevant project management software
  • High level of communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Self-motivated, highly driven and results oriented with outstanding time management skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team & autonomously whilst under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Ability to travel to various sites around the north island

Immediate start and competitive salary relevant to the successful candidates’ experience.

Drilling Crew

Tracker /Locator / Supervisor

  • Coordinate and supervise team of 3
  • Verify positions and depth of boring locations before drilling to determine if it is safe to move forward with the process
  • Check gauges monitor drilling condition and pay close attention to equipment to decide if it needs to be altered or adjusted during drilling
  • Use knowledge of soil or rock conditions to determine which drill is appropriate for each job
  • Assist the Drill Operator with the horizontal directional drill in accordance with blueprints and designated plans
  • Confirm bore path with foreman and Drill Operator (including walking the bore path)
  • Perform job site analysis (JSA) including completion of paperwork
  • Ensure there are proper clearances to install the product per standards
  • Record the depth of the tool head as required
  • Ensure the drill head is in a good position at the exit pit to connect the product
  • Maintain company equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines
  • Assists with construction clean-up as necessary
  • Follow all company and site safety policies and procedures

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • NZQA HDD L3 Tracker/Supervisor
  • 18 months minimum experience in a similar role
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and coordinate multiple tasks
  • A Class 2 Driver's Licence
  • Preferable experience in previous supervisory role with Drill operations


Drilling Operator

  • Stop, start and control machine drilling speed and align as well as position drills to stabilize machines
  • Regulate downward pressure, rotary speed and air pressure, depending on the type of material the drill is moving through, changing procedures and settings for each individual job as needed
  • Bore or drill holes in rock for routing, anchoring, blasting or building foundations, working with other members of the crew to ensure accuracy and safety
  • Follow all standard operating procedures to guarantee safety and compliance on the job site and keep team members safe from injury
  • Position and assemble casing pipes, augers, machines and other equipment with the appropriate hand and power tools
  • Assists with construction clean-up as necessary
  • Follow all company and site safety policies and procedures

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • prior experience in a similar role preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A Class 2 Driver's Licence

2x Support Crew

  • Training will be provided for Support Crew that have not worked in a drilling environment
  • Assist the Drill Operator / Supervisor and Locator with the horizontal directional drill in accordance with blueprints and designated plans
  • Manual labor functions, walking on uneven ground, working in tight spaces and in general, being overall physically demanding
  • Assists with construction clean-up as necessary
  • Follow all company and site safety policies and procedures

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • A Class 2 Driver's Licence
  • Preferable Site experience in civil construction
  • Preferable Certificates in First Aid Certificate incl CPR, Traffic Control Level II, locating certification

All applicants must be willing to travel and undergo regular and random drug testing. Immediate start.


We are always interested in hearing from specialist Driller/Locators and Support crew,  Please call us or email your CV including all qualifications, skills and experience to accounts@smythecon.com   
About Us

As a long standing member of the "no-dig" community, Smythe Contractors endeavours to reach new levels of service to our customers through positive relationships and a strong collaborative approach.

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CCNZ Waikato
Construction Award Winner 2013

CCNZ Waikato
Construction Award Winner 2013