Site Supervisor

At Hickory, we don’t believe in standing still, for over three decades we have continually invested in researching and developing systems and products to improve the way we build. Our philosophy is ‘MADE for LIFE’ – it’s a commitment we honour, each day. Everything we do and everything we build is ‘MADE for LIFE.’ Whether it’s refining our patented, prefabricated building products, developing more efficient and sustainable construction practices, or bringing expertise inhouse to supply critical components, we always believe there is a better way. As a result, Hickory have become one of the most diverse property companies in Australia.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Site Supervisor assumes a pivotal role in Hickory’s construction operations, overseeing critical facets that collectively contribute to a secure, efficient and compliant construction environment. Their responsibilities encompass ensuring safety measures are upheld, optimising resource utilisation for efficiency and maintaining compliance with industry regulations culminating in the delivery of high-quality outcomes.

 

WHAT HICKORY CAN OFFER
  • Work-Life Balance: Enjoy a balanced work-life schedule with a standard 5-day work week.
  • Continuous Career Advancement: Unlock your potential through ongoing career development and growth prospects.
  • Employee Wellbeing: Access our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for valuable support and resources.
  • Travel Perks: Benefit from exclusive travel perks, including discounted flights and hotel rates.
  • Expert In-House Team: Collaborate with our dedicated structures and facades team.
  • Family-Friendly Policies: Receive paid parental leave to support your family needs.
  • Supportive Culture: Thrive in a nurturing team environment that values both collective and individual achievements.
  • Diverse Opportunities: Gain exposure to a wide range of roles and industry leaders in our leading market company.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage Daily Site Programming: Oversee the execution of daily site work in alignment with the Hickory construction program.
  • Collaborative Project Oversight: Work closely with the Site Manager, Project Manager, Project Coordinator, and project team to plan and continually assess project progress.
  • Resource Optimization: Efficiently manage site resources, including labor, machinery, materials, and subcontractors, to ensure timely project completion.
  • Equipment Accountability: Ensure the prompt return of all hired-in equipment upon task completion.
  • Documentation Management: Expedite the delivery of relevant documents from clients or authorities to the Project Manager.
  • Variation Identification: Identify and document any potential contract variations, promptly notifying the Project Manager or Construction Manager.
  • Quality Control: Enforce Hickory’s quality control systems among site staff.
  • Safety Compliance: Monitor site safety compliance, ensuring the use of appropriate safety equipment and promptly reporting unsafe conditions to the HSEQ Manager or Safety Representative.
  • Team Development: Provide coaching and mentorship to direct reports to foster their professional growth.
  • Delegation and Communication: Delegate tasks effectively to direct reports, ensuring clear communication for successful task execution.
  • Industrial Harmony: Take necessary measures to maintain a harmonious working environment on site at all times.
  • Training Participation: Actively engage in on-the-job training to support the development of team members.

 

REQUIREMENTS
  • Extensive Commercial Construction Background: A minimum of 5 years’ hands-on experience in the commercial construction industry.
  • Relevant Academic Qualifications: Possession of a degree in Building and Construction or a related field.
  • Exceptional Time Management: Proficient time management skills to ensure efficient project execution.
  • Negotiation and Relationship Expertise: Strong abilities in negotiation and the establishment of meaningful professional relationships.
  • Outstanding Communication and Leadership: Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with strong leadership capabilities.
  • Proven Problem-Solving Aptitude: Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve complex challenges effectively.

 

If this sounds like your next opportunity, we would love to hear from you as soon as possible! Submit your CV today. Due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted – thank you for your understanding.
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