Property, Construction & Architecture

Leading Hand - Commercial Projects

Job Title: Leading Hand - Commercial Projects
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
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Job Published: about 1 month ago

The Company:

One of the better structured contractors with a streamlined organisational culture are looking for an additional Leading Hand. They target jobs between $5M - $20M and are often a little more complex and vary considerably across sectors into industrial type projects. They have all inhouse labour rather than subcontract. They have a constant stream of new work given the power of their relationships ensuring job security. They are also a caring employer with a relative focus on lifestyle balance with some good systems in place for feedback and/or areas of development required. They are a young and dynamic team who are hardworking, but also know how to have fun so you can ensure that the culture is rewarding. You will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best and prove that you have what it takes to progress through the ranks.

The Role:

This role would see you leading a team of carpenters, working with a site manager to coordinate site activities with some work on the tools as well. Such areas you will be involved with include managing sub contractors, toolbox meetings, site safety, quality control and assisting with ordering materials. It does consist of some time on the tools but room to move off as you gain more experience.

Your background:

The key background required for this role is a carpentry trade qualification and at least 2 years experience in multi residential but ideally commercial and be looking to develop on commercial projects under $20M. You are a natural communicator, an ability to step into more supervisory type duties, have top systems awareness, are deadline driven and take pride in the quality of your work. You maybe on the tools and be looking for that natural progression.


Salary:  $80K - $90K + veh

For further information, please call Matt Shortt on 027 554 4064 or email your CV to

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