Drainage Superintendent

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Brian Perry Civil
  • Location:Christchurch
  • Job Reference:FCE/10031655
  • Closing Date:08 Nov 2019


Brian Perry Civil is a leading and award-winning New Zealand contractor. As part of the overall Fletcher Building Group, we undertake a wide range of civil construction projects throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific, with specialties in foundations, ground engineering, three waters and civil structures.

As market leaders across a range of specialist fields we have a range of diverse and exciting projects secured and a positive future workload. We are innovative, driven by continuous improvement and are excited about the planned growth of our business. We currently have an opportunity for a Christchurch based Drainage Superintendent to join our team. 

Reporting to the Branch Operations Manager, this is a great opportunity for a Registered Drainlayer with 15+ years New Zealand project experience to take on this leadership role within our branch. 

Although based in Christchurch this position will allow you to travel around the South Island and possibly further a field with our tight knit team delivering solutions for an array of customers. 

You will be our trusted technical expert and will be involved from the tender phase of projects helping the bid teams develop robust methodologies with practical solutions for dewatering and temporary works. You will then step up and deliver these projects on the ground using your vast experience delivering complex and technical three waters projects in challenging ground conditions.

To assist you in delivery you will have our experienced drainage foremen reporting to you and will be responsible for them and their team’s performance and development. With this being an important targeted market, you will have plenty of autonomy to develop your teams and expand the capability in this section of the business.

In order to fill this role, you will be a qualified drain layer and possess the following qualifications / skills:

Requirements to fulfil this role for the ideal candidate are below:
Experience in large civil drainage, temporary works and dewatering desired;
Experience in leading and motivating high performing teams
Certified Drainlayer Authorisation
Christchurch City Council Approved Drainlayer
Christchurch City Council Approved Water Installer
Current drivers’ licence (class 1), HT License (preferably with W, T, & R endorsements)
Intermediate level computer skills
Site Safe Supervisor or above
Construct Safe Tier 1
Connexis Assessor an advantage
Rigging and Slinging competent 

In this role, you will enjoy the benefits of autonomy gained from working within a smaller business unit as well as having unrivalled access to training, development and career progression that comes with being part of the Fletcher Building Group.

For your opportunity to make it with Brian Perry Civil, click apply now!