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Working Drainage Foreman


Any Industry
Source: uWorkin


  • $32 to $35 per hour (based on experience) + holiday pay
  • One of NZ’s largest tunnelling and drainage projects, based in Mt Roskill
  • Ongoing and stable work through winter

Long term opportunity to join as a working drainage foreman, leading a small drainage crew on large tunnelling project.

About the Company

Stellar Recruitment have partnered an impressive multi-national company to source a working drainage foreman. This client is working on a large tunnelling project in South Auckland and require the best of the best. They are a large multi-national who are forging a name for themselves here in New Zealand, meaning it is perfect timing to join their ranks and make your mark. With on site canteens, full PPE supplied and a great bunch of people, it’s an opportunity to not be missed.

About the Role

This project is set to be completed in 2025 and will be the longest wastewater tunnel in New Zealand, spanning just short of 15km. You will be leading a crew of 4 to 5 labourers/operators/drainlayers. The role will be a split between operating and labouring, so a willingness to jump in the trench and get your hands dirty is a must. Further responsibilities include:

  • Being health and safety minded to ensure the crew are acting in accordance to H&S
  • Doing full civil works – backfilling, piling, platforms, hoarding, retaining walls, service relocations etc.

Skills and Experience

Attitude is key for this client – they require someone who is going to jump in the trenches and help out, not just sit back and watch. To be considered for this role, you must have/be the following:

  • Class 1 full minimum
  • Class 2 full desired
  • Experience leading a crew within drainage
  • Physically fit to do labouring work when required.


  • Weekly pay & holiday pay on top of your rate
  • Full PPE supplied
  • On site canteen and meal allowances
  • Sociable working hours

How to Apply:

Click APPLY or contact Lauren for a confidential discussion.

09 222 0104 | lauren.b@stellarrecruitment.co.nz | LB46063

Please note: you must have a valid work visa to be considered

About Stellar Recruitment:

Stellar Recruitment currently operate in Australia and New Zealand, and we are experts within our specialisations with many clients across the network who are in need of temporary employees.