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samantha webber, randstad
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job description

Randstad is currently seeking an experienced Civil Foreman /Supervisor with specific experience in drainage, sewer mains, or water mains construction.

We have been engaged by a mid-tier civil contractor who has identified the need for a solid foreman / supervisor to come on board on a contract basis. The work will be around the Brisbane metro region, a vehicle will be provided as well as all the other tools of the trade needed for project use.

This is a key client of Randstad, they are going through a growth phase in QLD with a number of new project wins, and this role has a high chance of going permanent should both the client and successful candidate wish so.

Reporting to the Project Manager your duties will include:

  • Managing sub-contractors and labour on site
    • Attend site meetings and progress reporting
    • Ensuring safety and environmental compliance
    • Following process and procedures in line with water compliance
    • Liaise closely with the client and other key stakeholders on site
    • Organising plant, labour, inspections and testing materials
    • Provide leadership on site through positive communication
    • Liaise with the project manager ensuring the project runs to schedule and budget

To be considered for this position we are seeking the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ Civil Construction Supervisor
  • Previously worked on drainage, sewer mains, or water mains construction
  • Strong leadership skills and High level of organisation
  • Experience in Confined Space and working at heights
  • Highly motivated with strong practical focus
  • Ability to meet scheduling and budget targets
  • Excellent communication skills with upper management and various stakeholders
  • Cert 4 in Civil Construction (desirable)
  • Exceptional understanding of OH&S policies
  • Ability to think and react quickly to any difficulties which may arise in the workplace

This company has a fantastic culture and have an abundance of opportunities. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive hourly rate with the chance to develop their career. .If interested please apply now or email your CV to


Civil, drainage, sewer main, water main, Confined Space, working at heights


Cert 4 in Civil Construction (desirable), Confined Space ticket, working at heights ticket

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification