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Construction CADET

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Job Listing Date
12 Jan 2019
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Construction, Project Management

Positioned as one of Australia's leading residential Development and Construction companies, having a reputation for excellence, we are seeking a Construction Cadet who will be trained and mentored internally and responsible for working within our Head Office.

What we're looking for:

This role will best suit a team player with the ability to multi-task and work in a highly motivated environment.

The successful candidate will be someone who is flexible, adapts easily to change, has strong multitasking/time management abilities and can manage an unpredictable workload.  Attention to detail and self motivation is essential.

This a fantastic chance to join a stable and secure company that values its people above all else.

Training will be provided and career growth opportunities will also be available for the right applicant.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Tendering for and filing of quotations for various works and supplies
  • Point of contact between site and office team to ensure the site teams have what they need
  • Applying for and management of  permits
  • Organising the Utilities accros all jobs
  • Communicating and negotiating with trades and suppliers
  • Picking up on and actioning issues before, when and after they arise
  • Regular Reporting and maintenance of records
  • Preparation of works orders and purchase orders
  • Preparation of subcontracts
  • Taking minutes in meetings and following up on action items
  • Dispute / issue resolution as required
  • Ensure all work conforms to legislative and contractual OH&S requirements
  • Working closely with supervisors and team
  • Administration as required and updating spreadsheets

Key Selection Criteria

  • Completed Building & Construction qualification will be highly regarded
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a similar role
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and earn the respect from the team
  • Passion for safety & quality
  • Excellent time management & organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly computer literate including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • A willingness to learn & start from the ground up in a fast moving organization and team

Must hold a current Australian drivers licence



The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have in the construction industry?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have experience working on residential construction projects?

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