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Date: 12-Feb-2019

Location: Coromandel, WKO, NZ

Company: Broadspectrum


We design, fund, construct, operate, and maintain major projects and infrastructure assets across diverse industries. Broadspectrum is driven by a relentless pursuit of enhancing human experiences for those who interact with the industries we’re part of.


Having just gained an extension to their contract, the Thames-Coromandel Crew are gearing up for some major growth. Come be part of a great culture and live a coastal life in Paradise.




As a Foreperson you will be responsible for hands-on supervision of a crew, ensuring the assigned work is done within a specific timeframe and is up to client standards. In addition to leadership, this role will also be responsible for operating or supervising items of plant and equipment including, but not limited to:


  • Graders
  • Excavators
  • Bulldozers
  • Motorscrapers
  • Dump trucks
  • Loaders
  • Rollers


Additionally, this role will also need to submit requests for purchase orders as needed and understand how to assess financial costs. As this role is based in Coromandel, the successful candidate must live within 1 hour of Coromandel Town to be considered.




As this is a senior role, the successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership abilities, provided technical assistance and understands the best practice for plant operation and construction techniques. Other required skills/competencies are:


  • Minimum of Class 2 License, Class 5 and WTR endorsements are preferred
  • Machine experience is preferred
  • Experience leading a team, or had demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Must have worked within the Roading Industry
  • A good technical understanding of plants and equipment
  • Computer literacy
  • Proven ability to train/coach/mentor others

Short-listed candidates must be prepared to undergo a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol test.

If you are looking for the opportunity to further your experience and career, please reach out to Nives Kolaric-Penman on or click APPLY NOW.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.


Position Reference Number: 103578

Job Segment: Machinist, Manufacturing