Leading Hand

Southern Lakes


We are a national construction company with four regional teams in Auckland, Canterbury, Southern Lakes and Otago with a combined team of 200+ employees. 

We lead and manage commercial build work, fit-outs and maintenance projects across Southern Lakes.

We're looking for a qualified experienced, Leading Hand reporting to the Site Manager but your job will be to assist them in as many ways as you can by:

  • Management of trade-partners and in-house team members
  • Monitoring and maintaining levels of quality
  • On the tools as required
  • Ordering materials
  • Ensuring the site is clean and tidy
  • Health Safety

Experience required:

  • 5+ years post Trade building experience in New Zealand or Australia preferred
  • Currently in a Leading Hand role on commercial build projects
  • Prepared to travel across the wider Auckland region
  • Ability to lead, coach and provide direction to carpenters and trade partners on site
  • Technology savvy
  • Great communicator
  • Innovative
  • Deliver on customer satisfaction
  • Be Responsible, accountable and take ownership for what you and the team do

Note: Successful applicants are required to attend a pre-employment health, drug, and alcohol test.

Please submit you CV and a cover letter to:  employment@cookbrothers.co.nz

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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