Join the Brothers

Cook Brothers Construction is a young company with a strong drive to do business right – with responsibility, accountability and integrity.

We are always on the lookout for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about construction. Do you think you’ve got what it takes to join our team? Check out our current vacancies on the right, we might be looking for you.

About Us Our Culture

Jobs in Auckland

Carpenters

Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with four Regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with 150 team members.

We have a variety of work from concrete/formwork to steel stud/suspended ceilings, from exterior cladding to interior fit out and finishing work.

To be considered you must have the following:
– 5+ years trade qualified here or overseas
– Strong commitment to working Monday to Friday with some weekend work
– Prepared to work across the wider Canterbury Region
– Site Safe or LBP preferred
– Understanding of Health and Safety practices on site
– Great work ethic

Successful applicants will be required to attend a pre-employment health, drug and alcohol test.

Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand with a valid current Work Visa

Jobs in Canterbury

Carpenters

Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with four Regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with 150 team members.

We have a variety of work from concrete/formwork to steel stud/suspended ceilings, from exterior cladding to interior fit out and finishing work.

To be considered you must have the following:
– 5+ years trade qualified here or overseas
– Strong commitment to working Monday to Friday with some weekend work
– Prepared to work across the wider Canterbury Region
– Site Safe or LBP preferred
– Understanding of Health and Safety practices on site
– Great work ethic

Successful applicants will be required to attend a pre-employment health, drug and alcohol test.

Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand with a valid current Work Visa

Project Manager – Commercial

Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with four Regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with 150 team members.

About the role:

Reports to the Construction Manager where you will lead a Cook Brothers team plus sub-contractors and work alongside the Quantity Surveyor on a $15 million project that will deliver a vital ongoing service to the local community.

Duties:

  • Zero Harm leadership
  • Customer Service management of all stakeholders
  • Reporting on Health & Safety, quality, cost control and budget
  • Meeting Key Performance Objectives of the project
  • Adherence to policies, procedures, relevant codes and acts for self and the team
  • Leadership of Site Manager and build team

Skills and Experience:

  • NZ/AUS Project Management
  • Licenced Building Practitioner
  • Leadership of Health and Safety
  • Communiucation
  • Report writing
  • Negotiation skills
  • Finance and budget skills
  • IT savvy

Culture:

We operate Above the Line – taking ownership, being accountable and responsible at all times for what we do and say. We take care of ourselves and others, so we get to go home and enjoy the things that matter to us most.

Benefits:

  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop
  • Cellphone
  • Annual Flu Shots
  • Active Social Club
  • Staff Fuel Discount Card

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a pre-employment health, drug and alcohol test

Applicants with a current valid NZ work visa should apply

Site Manager

Who are Cook Brothers Construction:

Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 national company with 4 regional offices in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown.

About the role:

Reporting to the Project Manager you will lead a team of seven, plus sub-contractors and work alongside the Quantity Surveyor on a $6 million project. Your leadership skills will be put to good use by managing the programme of work and resources on site to deliver a quality build for our client.

This completed project will create a life time of memories for Kiwis and international travellers for many years to come.

Duties:

  • Lead Health and Safety on site utilising our systems and processes
  • Manage the project critical path and within budget
  • Monitor subcontractor performance to ensure it meets our and our clients requirements
  • Construction planning and management of suppliers, materials and services
  • Control the quality of the final product, ensuring at all times that our obligations to the contract are maintained and we exceed all client or customer expectations.
  • Document control and site administration is carried as per our policies and procedures

Skills and Experience:

  • NZ/AUS Site management
  • Project Management (preferred)
  • Concrete panels
  • Trade Certified Carpenter
  • Leadership of health and safety
  • Licenced Building Practitioner
  • IT savvy

Culture:

We operate above the line – taking ownership, being accountable and responsible at all times. We take care of ourselves and our team mates so we get to go home to enjoy the things that matter to us.

Benefits:

  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop
  • Cellphone
  • Annual Flu Shots
  • Active Social Club
  • Fuel Discount Card

Quantity Surveyor – expressions of interest

Who are Cook Brothers Construction:

Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with 4 regional offices in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with a combined team of 150 people.

About the role:

Reporting to the Commercial Manager,  you will be responsible for the preparation and agreement of variations and review of contractual obligations. Updating contract registers, finalising claims and monitoring compliance of contract requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply the principles and practices of contract management
  • Program financial managment
  • Risk and opportunity management
  • Performance reporting
  • Budget preparation and administration

Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Commercial Law or Quantity Surveying experience in the constrcution industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills
  • A strong sense of commitment and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven environment
  • Quality and productivity in execution of duties and responsibilities
  • Ability to work away on site occasionally
  • IT savvy

Culture:

We operate above the line – taking ownership, being accountable and responsible at all times. We take care of ourselves and our team mates so we get to go home to enjoy the things that matter to us.

Benefits:

  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop
  • Cellphone
  • Annual Flu Shots
  • Active Social Club
  • Fuel Discount Card

Please only apply if you have NZ residency or a valid current work visa

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in taking on a new challenge with real rewards, please apply now.

Jobs in Otago

Carpenters

Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with four Regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with 150 team members.

We have a variety of work from concrete/formwork to steel stud/suspended ceilings, from exterior cladding to interior fit out and finishing work.

To be considered you must have the following:
– 5+ years trade qualified here or overseas
– Strong commitment to working Monday to Friday with some weekend work
– Prepared to work across the wider Canterbury Region
– Site Safe or LBP preferred
– Understanding of Health and Safety practices on site
– Great work ethic

Successful applicants will be required to attend a pre-employment health, drug and alcohol test.

Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand with a valid current Work Visa

Jobs in Southern Lakes

Carpenters

Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with four Regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with 150 team members.

We have a variety of work from concrete/formwork to steel stud/suspended ceilings, from exterior cladding to interior fit out and finishing work.

To be considered you must have the following:
– 5+ years trade qualified here or overseas
– Strong commitment to working Monday to Friday with some weekend work
– Prepared to work across the wider Canterbury Region
– Site Safe or LBP preferred
– Understanding of Health and Safety practices on site
– Great work ethic

Successful applicants will be required to attend a pre-employment health, drug and alcohol test.

Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand with a valid current Work Visa

Join the Brothers

Cook Brothers Construction is a young company with a strong drive to do business right – with responsibility, accountability and integrity.

We are always on the lookout for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about construction. Do you think you’ve got what it takes to join our team? Check out our curent vacancies on the right, we might be looking for you.

About Us Our Culture

Current vacancies in Auckland

  • Carpenters >
    Carpenters
    Auckland

    Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with four Regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with 150 team members.

    We have a variety of work from concrete/formwork to steel stud/suspended ceilings, from exterior cladding to interior fit out and finishing work.

    To be considered you must have the following:
    – 5+ years trade qualified here or overseas
    – Strong commitment to working Monday to Friday with some weekend work
    – Prepared to work across the wider Canterbury Region
    – Site Safe or LBP preferred
    – Understanding of Health and Safety practices on site
    – Great work ethic

    Successful applicants will be required to attend a pre-employment health, drug and alcohol test.

    Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand with a valid current Work Visa

Can’t find the position you are looking for but would really like to join the Brothers? Send us your CV to employment@cookbrothers.co.nz and we will contact you if something comes up that fits your profile.

Current vacancies in Canterbury

  • Carpenters >
    Carpenters
    Canterbury

    Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with four Regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with 150 team members.

    We have a variety of work from concrete/formwork to steel stud/suspended ceilings, from exterior cladding to interior fit out and finishing work.

    To be considered you must have the following:
    – 5+ years trade qualified here or overseas
    – Strong commitment to working Monday to Friday with some weekend work
    – Prepared to work across the wider Canterbury Region
    – Site Safe or LBP preferred
    – Understanding of Health and Safety practices on site
    – Great work ethic

    Successful applicants will be required to attend a pre-employment health, drug and alcohol test.

    Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand with a valid current Work Visa

  • Project Manager – Commercial >
    Project Manager – Commercial
    Canterbury

    Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with four Regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with 150 team members.

    About the role:

    Reports to the Construction Manager where you will lead a Cook Brothers team plus sub-contractors and work alongside the Quantity Surveyor on a $15 million project that will deliver a vital ongoing service to the local community.

    Duties:

    • Zero Harm leadership
    • Customer Service management of all stakeholders
    • Reporting on Health & Safety, quality, cost control and budget
    • Meeting Key Performance Objectives of the project
    • Adherence to policies, procedures, relevant codes and acts for self and the team
    • Leadership of Site Manager and build team

    Skills and Experience:

    • NZ/AUS Project Management
    • Licenced Building Practitioner
    • Leadership of Health and Safety
    • Communiucation
    • Report writing
    • Negotiation skills
    • Finance and budget skills
    • IT savvy

    Culture:

    We operate Above the Line – taking ownership, being accountable and responsible at all times for what we do and say. We take care of ourselves and others, so we get to go home and enjoy the things that matter to us most.

    Benefits:

    • Company vehicle
    • Laptop
    • Cellphone
    • Annual Flu Shots
    • Active Social Club
    • Staff Fuel Discount Card

    The successful applicant will be required to undertake a pre-employment health, drug and alcohol test

    Applicants with a current valid NZ work visa should apply

  • Site Manager >
    Site Manager
    Canterbury

    Who are Cook Brothers Construction:

    Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 national company with 4 regional offices in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown.

    About the role:

    Reporting to the Project Manager you will lead a team of seven, plus sub-contractors and work alongside the Quantity Surveyor on a $6 million project. Your leadership skills will be put to good use by managing the programme of work and resources on site to deliver a quality build for our client.

    This completed project will create a life time of memories for Kiwis and international travellers for many years to come.

    Duties:

    • Lead Health and Safety on site utilising our systems and processes
    • Manage the project critical path and within budget
    • Monitor subcontractor performance to ensure it meets our and our clients requirements
    • Construction planning and management of suppliers, materials and services
    • Control the quality of the final product, ensuring at all times that our obligations to the contract are maintained and we exceed all client or customer expectations.
    • Document control and site administration is carried as per our policies and procedures

    Skills and Experience:

    • NZ/AUS Site management
    • Project Management (preferred)
    • Concrete panels
    • Trade Certified Carpenter
    • Leadership of health and safety
    • Licenced Building Practitioner
    • IT savvy

    Culture:

    We operate above the line – taking ownership, being accountable and responsible at all times. We take care of ourselves and our team mates so we get to go home to enjoy the things that matter to us.

    Benefits:

    • Company vehicle
    • Laptop
    • Cellphone
    • Annual Flu Shots
    • Active Social Club
    • Fuel Discount Card
  • Quantity Surveyor – expressions of interest >
    Quantity Surveyor – expressions of interest
    Canterbury

    Who are Cook Brothers Construction:

    Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with 4 regional offices in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with a combined team of 150 people.

    About the role:

    Reporting to the Commercial Manager,  you will be responsible for the preparation and agreement of variations and review of contractual obligations. Updating contract registers, finalising claims and monitoring compliance of contract requirements.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Apply the principles and practices of contract management
    • Program financial managment
    • Risk and opportunity management
    • Performance reporting
    • Budget preparation and administration

    Skills and Experience:

    • Tertiary qualifications in Commercial Law or Quantity Surveying experience in the constrcution industry
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills
    • A strong sense of commitment and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven environment
    • Quality and productivity in execution of duties and responsibilities
    • Ability to work away on site occasionally
    • IT savvy

    Culture:

    We operate above the line – taking ownership, being accountable and responsible at all times. We take care of ourselves and our team mates so we get to go home to enjoy the things that matter to us.

    Benefits:

    • Company vehicle
    • Laptop
    • Cellphone
    • Annual Flu Shots
    • Active Social Club
    • Fuel Discount Card

    Please only apply if you have NZ residency or a valid current work visa

    If you meet the above criteria and are interested in taking on a new challenge with real rewards, please apply now.

Can’t find the position you are looking for but would really like to join the Brothers? Send us your CV to employment@cookbrothers.co.nz and we will contact you if something comes up that fits your profile.

Current vacancies in Otago

  • Carpenters >
    Carpenters
    Otago

    Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with four Regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with 150 team members.

    We have a variety of work from concrete/formwork to steel stud/suspended ceilings, from exterior cladding to interior fit out and finishing work.

    To be considered you must have the following:
    – 5+ years trade qualified here or overseas
    – Strong commitment to working Monday to Friday with some weekend work
    – Prepared to work across the wider Canterbury Region
    – Site Safe or LBP preferred
    – Understanding of Health and Safety practices on site
    – Great work ethic

    Successful applicants will be required to attend a pre-employment health, drug and alcohol test.

    Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand with a valid current Work Visa

Can’t find the position you are looking for but would really like to join the Brothers? Send us your CV to employment@cookbrothers.co.nz and we will contact you if something comes up that fits your profile.

Current vacancies in Southern Lakes

  • Carpenters >
    Carpenters
    Southern Lakes

    Cook Brothers Construction is a Tier 2 National Company with four Regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Queenstown with 150 team members.

    We have a variety of work from concrete/formwork to steel stud/suspended ceilings, from exterior cladding to interior fit out and finishing work.

    To be considered you must have the following:
    – 5+ years trade qualified here or overseas
    – Strong commitment to working Monday to Friday with some weekend work
    – Prepared to work across the wider Canterbury Region
    – Site Safe or LBP preferred
    – Understanding of Health and Safety practices on site
    – Great work ethic

    Successful applicants will be required to attend a pre-employment health, drug and alcohol test.

    Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand with a valid current Work Visa

Can’t find the position you are looking for but would really like to join the Brothers? Send us your CV to employment@cookbrothers.co.nz and we will contact you if something comes up that fits your profile.

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      Our Culture

      An above the line attitude is the backbone of our culture, there is no blame, we are a team that helps one another succeed.

      We value each and everyone in our team and take great pride in the solid relationships we build with our clients and the community we serve.

      The Brothers are driven by passion and are committed to excellence. We never stop learning or improving. We see problems as opportunities and issues as challenges, which can always be overcome by implementing the right systems and by finding new, more effective and efficient ways to innovate our workflow.

      Our People Our Work

      Safety at work

      Zero Harm is our safety target to ensure people enjoy what is important to them.

      We believe that it is a fundamental human right to be able to work and earn a living without facing the prospect of being injured or subjected to unnecessary danger and harm. It is therefore a matter of obligation throughout Cook Brothers Construction that every effort is made to ensure this right is enjoyed by all our Brothers.

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