Site Manager - Commercial Construction

Job Title: Site Manager - Commercial Construction
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
REF: MZS86346
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 25 days ago

An innovative contractor has secured several wins from tendered work and also from existing clients. They have a raft of $5M - $10M jobs that require the leadership and management of a well rounded site manager. This contractor has positive brand awareness and have focused on getting the right people aboard creating a collaborative and open team culture. They have a bit of fun on the job but can balance with a high work thic.

What this contractor are looking for:

  • 5+ years commercial construction experience as a SM on $5 - $15M projects in the NZ market
  • Some structures experience in commercial construction (Insitu concrete, precast concrete, structural steel, craneage, shore-loading/propping, scaffold systems, etc)
  • Procurement and Planning/Programming experience using MS Project - you can draft up a programme
  • Understanding of extension of time, scope of works for trades, defects lists
  • Strong subcontract management skills, including resolving site issues and keeping the project moving forward
  • Materials take-offs and ordering, good cost awareness, can interface with a QS.
  • Experience in supervising, motivating and leading a carpentry team of 8+ personnel inclusive of leading hand, carpenters, labourers
  • Experience in assessing and managing HSE on a commercial construction project, you can run safety meeting
  • Ability to engage a client and maintain a positive front

This role presents as an opportunity to head towards project management under mentorship. This role would suit an applicant with enthusiasm that is keen to get ahead.

Salary: $110K - $120K + a vehicle

If you feel that you have skills and experience that meets the above and you are ready for a change, you should either call Matt Shortt on 09 3740872 or email your CV to