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General Hands - Connell Contractors

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General Hand


At Connell, we’ve got the right people to achieve the right result.  

As award-winning civil contractors, we’ve built our reputation on doing the difficult jobs no one else can. Each project is an opportunity for us to grow as a company, and enhance the skills of our people. 

We’re a multi-award winning civil contracting firm, specialising in deep and large diameter pipelines, trenchless pipeline rehabilitation, sheet piling, dewatering, electrical and civil structures. 

We believe in relationships. Partnering with our team, our contractors, clients and the community. With the right people, we can deliver the right result. 

Here at Connell’s we’re not just market leaders, but a team of award-winning contractors providing civil construction solutions throughout New Zealand. We’re looking for the right person who can get us the right result as a Yard Person, based in our Hamilton office.


As a General Hand, you’ll be working alongside our team on projects in and around the Waikato region. You will be an important team member on the construction site assisting carpenters to install formwork, pipelaying, spotting excavators during excavations and concrete placing and finishing, amongst others tasks!  You will have:

  • A positive attitude to work
  • A commitment to health and safety

This is a ‘hands on’, energetic role, and due to the nature of our projects you will need to be willing to travel in and around the Waikato region.


We’ll offer you comprehensive training to ensure you’re able to deliver on our commitment to our zero harm in workplace safety, meet our compliance expectations and ensure all quality assurance procedures are adhered to. Remuneration will be dependent on experience and track record.

In-line with our stringent health and safety standards, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a preemployment drug test.

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