8 Feb 2019

Fixed-term Construction Observer (Contractor)

Ministry of Education – Posted by HainesAttractAnywhere

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Job Description

  • Contractor, full-time, two years
  • Hit the road and get out and about across multiple sites
  • Regional travel is required

About us:

Education Infrastructure Service (EIS), a part of the Ministry of Education, creates and supports safe, healthy, inspiring and ICT enabled learning environments. EIS manages the Crown’s second largest property portfolio of around 2,500 schools with a book value of $17.8 billion, is responsible for the largest payroll in the country, and transports over 100,000 students to and from school each day.

Capital Works is a team within EIS, which has been established to manage rebuilding, remodeling and development of new schools across New Zealand.

About the role:

The Construction Observer is responsible for determining whether construction on the Ministry’s Capital Works projects have been completed according to the specified construction documents and reporting findings.

Key priorities:

  • Determining whether construction on a range of projects, has been completed according to specified construction documents and reporting findings
  • Risk identification, recording and mitigation
  • Problem solving and collaboration with the local and national team
  • Internal and external stakeholder engagement and management

Please note there is further information in the attached position description.

About you:

With at least 10 years construction experience under your belt, you will be well versed with the ins and outs of the New Zealand Building Code and comfortable applying it to your day to day work.

You thrive in a busy environment, managing multiple shareholders – leveraging your background of working with design and construction teams and are skilled at using relationships to achieve a best outcome result for all stakeholders involved.

Your strong technical knowledge and the ability to identify potential issues, along with appropriate mitigation methods will see you thrive in this role!

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please visit our website to apply for the role. Please review the position description here. For further information please contact Stephanie Phillips at eis.recruitment@education.govt.nz Applications close midnight - Sunday, 24 February 2019.  

Job Categories: Construction / Trade Management. Job Types: Fixed-term. Salary: 000. Job expires in 4 days.

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