Project Manager - Power & Gas (Paeroa / Tauranga)

Location: Paeroa Posted Date: August 11, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 552373 Careermine Job Id: 1693231
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We are looking for a Project Manager to join our team in either Paeroa or Tauranga. Downer Power and Gas is a leading provider of end to end services providing design, construction & maintenance solutions for Power, Gas and Construction for network owners.

Experiencing business success with strong pipeline of new projects, we have a need for a number of great people to join our team. Committed to meeting the highest regulatory standards we are aligned with some of New Zealand's largest networks covering most of New Zealand.

The Role:

Fast paced Project Management position working at job level to ensure our overhead lines, substations, electrical fitting, sub division, replacement and maintenance projects, deliver on time and to specification.

You'll be overseeing a high volume of short turnaround, tight timeframe projects and be working closely with our operational leaders and our clients.

About you:

Juggling multiple priorities will come easily, along with a flexible attitude and an aptitude to turn your hand to anything to get things done. You'll demonstrate natural communication skills allowing you to keep all your key stakeholders regularly informed and engaged throughout the project. Negotiation skills come with the territory along with motivational leadership and empowerment.

In this role you'll have plenty of interaction with Site Management, Field Staff and Clients, so you'll need to be a natural at developing and maintaining great relationships.

Bringing sound commercial acumen you'll also demonstrate an ability to analyse problems and make robust business decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and cost.

You'll also offer:
  • A can-do attitude and work ethic
  • An understanding of prevalent construction contracts
  • Reporting experience with respect to programme, financial status, quality and Health & Safety
  • Experience in managing performance of subcontractors
  • Strong team leadership skills, with the ability to motivate staff by positive means to increase production and output
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to manage the key requirements: time, cost, quality, HSE and client management

In return we offer:

You'll thrive on variety and pace and have the opportunity to further develop your already successful career. You'll enjoy the satisfaction of completing projects that have a very real impact on the end user and know that you are contributing to your local community. Downer offers huge potential to grow throughout the business and has a strong history of internal promotion.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 552373 to apply.

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The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical.

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