Civil & Construction Industry News, Articles and Jobs

An Insiders Guide to Recruitment Agencies

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Applying for roles at a recruitment agency is another great way to find a job in New Zealand. A good and reputable recruitment consultant may just help you to find your next job! Either way, we will definitely add value to your job search and…

Hiring Tips: Cultural Fit, Important or Not?

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First things first. Any candidate needs a fine balance of cultural fit and technical skill. Without a suitable cultural fit, how is the candidate going to work with others? and without relevant technical skills, how will the candidate do the…

Woman in Trades - Building Success

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When you imagine what a skilled trades person looks like, you probably picture a guy with a beard wearing a hard hat, work boots and dirty jeans. But what about the women? Most of us, regardless of how progressive our ideas about gender…

All You Need To Know About Transmission Gully

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Good progress is being reported on the 27 km, four-lane motorway being constructed from Mackays Crossing to Linden through Transmission Gully, with large-scale earthworks currently the major focus of the project. Described as a highly…

Don't Judge a Book By its Cover, Nor a Job by its Title

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Many candidates can get fixated on job titles, where in reality, a job title is just a thin blanket covering a detailed and interesting role. However, job titles can become confusing when the same title means different things at different organizations…

Recruitment Trends in 2017

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Is it a good time to be looking for jobs in New Zealand? Outlined below are a few areas of growth and concern that we have seen in the job market over the past year. Residential Construction: Around 100,000 affordable houses are planned…

Recruiting a Recruiter

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Who do you trust with your career? Is the question every job-seeker needs to be asking themselves when working with an external recruiter. Having a great recruiter can truly be life change whilst a crappy recruiter can burn your career with…

Job Advertisements for Construction Increase

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The New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment reported last week that online job ads were up 9.2% this year compared to previous years, presenting good news to job seekers. Especially in construction. The number of online…
Construction Industry New Zealand

NZ Construction Industry Needs Workers!

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According to industry group, CCNZ (Civil Contractors New Zealand), the construction industry in New Zealand will require another 30,000 workers by 2019 as the construction industry is expected to grow 4.7%, which is twice the national growth…
Watercare $1B Project

Project Director Required

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This is a major role in the Auckland market and is the biggest project that Watercare has undertaken in the region. The NZD$1B project will see a 13km, 5m diameter tunnel, bored under Auckland City along with a NZD$150M pumping station constructed…
Senior Project Manager Role - Auckland

Project Manager Role - Auckland

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As Auckland's construction boom is by no means exclusive to the CBD, We are seeing a huge increase in interest from candidates who want to deliver projects that are not automatically laden with logistical challenges such as material delivery,…
Construction

Construction Team

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The construction industry in New Zealand is currently booming and opportunities for jobs are abundant. We have talked to our clients and they have informed us that they are currently in need of quantity surveyors and estimators. Whether…