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Help Us Build the Waikato

Now Recruiting for Construction Jobs in the Waikato

Ready to take the next step in your career? Here’s your chance. The Waikato is booming, and we are currently recruiting for a wide range of roles across the construction industry. And we want you.  

Whether you’re a project or site manager, surveyor, equipment operator, tradie… or anything in between - there’s a job here for you. 

Get ready to work on dynamic projects, where no two days are the same. From large-scale housing and mixed-use developments to an architectural inner-city regional theatre and a superhub that includes an inland port and rail connections – there’s so much happening! This is your opportunity to make your mark as you help shape the region and contribute to huge economic growth.  

So, what are you waiting for? You have the skills, and we have the projects. Let’s get the job done together. 
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Discover the Waikato Locals Know  

Perfectly located in the heart of the upper North Island, the Waikato is a great home base.

Life here is anything but boring. You could be spending your weekends dining at vibrant award-winning eateries, soaking up the sun and relaxing at one of the stunning local beaches or enjoying the outdoors with plenty of beautiful walks and thrill-seeking activities to choose from.   

With a variety of housing options, fantastic schooling and endless career opportunities, the Waikato is a smart move for the whole family. 

So whether you dream of living in the city, finding community in a small town, or escaping to the country – it’s easy to build your dream lifestyle in the Waikato.

Featured Roles

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Site Manager

We are looking for proven commercial construction Site Managers to join our Hamilton based operation. Ideally, you will be a trade qualified carpenter who has spent time as a Leading Hand, Foreman, and Site Manager. Also, you have had experience running jobs in tandem with a Quantity Surveyor and without a Project Manager. 

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Project Manager

Schick Civil Construction is one of the largest locally owned and operated contracting companies in the Waikato. With over 200 staff, we pride ourselves on being an employer who cares about our people, we aim to stay true to our purpose and values in every decision we make. We offer a great place to work, a career, and a place to grow your skills and work for a business who is committed to living its values and getting everyone home safe, every day. 

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Project Manager

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for organising all day-to-day activities on site ensuring our projects are built safely, on time, within budget and to our high standards. The ideal candidate will enjoy job variation, displaying leadership, have a flair for reporting and come with strong commercial experience.

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Project Manager

At Greenstone it’s all about the ‘fit’ within our team. Our culture is as important to us as the projects we work on.

We are a New Zealand owned and operated business. We take great pride in our projects, our people and our relationships.

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Drainage Manager

This role oversees the pipelines division of our business and will drive the business development and bidding functions of this division.  With significant opportunity in infrastructure over the coming years we are looking for an energetic professional who can naturally pursue business relationships for Connell, continuing growth in our existing markets but also being Connell's eyes and ears on new opportunities.

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Project Manager - Civil & Structures

Brian Perry Civil is a leading civil and foundation contractor with a strong safety culture focussed on Zero Harm. As part of the Fletcher Building group we undertake a wide range of challenging civil construction projects throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific, specialising in civil structures, ground improvement, foundations and piling, 3 waters, industrial and marine work. Our people are at the heart of our success and we back them to be their best, expand their experience, and build rewarding careers 

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All Current Roles

Business & Operations Management

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General Manager 

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Operations Manager 

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Services Manager

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Divisional Manager - Siteworks

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Drainage Manager

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Engineering

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Site Engineer - Mechanical / Electrical

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Project Engineer - Industrial Services

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Site Engineers

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Graduate Civil Engineer

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Project Management & Administration

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Project Manager 

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Project Manager

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Project Manager

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Senior Project Manager

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Project Manager

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Project Manager - Civil & Structures

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Construction Manager / Project Manager (3 Waters)

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Site Management

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Site Manager

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Site Manager

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Contracts Supervisors

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Site Supervisor

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Civil Supervisor

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Site Trainer

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Surveyor

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Surveyor

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Quantity Surveyor

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Quantity Surveyor

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Estimator / Quantity Surveyor

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Equipment Operators and Drivers

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Hydrovac Operators 

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Drainage Digger Operator

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Grader Operator

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General Earthworks Operator

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Excavator Operators

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Truck & Trailer Driver

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Trades

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Carpenter

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Construction Workers

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Drainlayer

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General Hands

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General Labourer

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Moving to the Waikato

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Schools in the Waikato

If you’re wanting to provide exceptional learning opportunities for your family or advance your own education – the Waikato has you covered with world-class schools and educational institutes. There are endless opportunities for the whole family - from early learning and primary through to tertiary study, the Waikato offers a variety of excellent options to meet your needs and set your family up for success.

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Housing

Housing

You will find a wide range of housing opportunities in the Waikato. Whether you’re looking to rent, step on the property ladder with an affordable home or upgrade to something larger for the family - there are plenty of options to choose from. Want to set yourself up in an easy-care city apartment, walking distance from your favourite cafe? Sorted. Or perhaps you want to experience rural life on a lifestyle block with room for the kids and animals. The Waikato has a home for everyone.

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