Job title: Leading Hand
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Trades & Labour
Salary $45 - $55 per hour
Reference: BH-6752
Contact name: Leo Clatworthy
Contact email:
Job description
Company Overview:

A comprehensive contracting company with expertise across multiple sectors, including Civil, Infrastructure, Electrical, Landscape, Water, and Environment. Our diverse clientele encompasses renowned construction firms, transportation authorities, government entities, and utility providers. Their projects typically encompass a wide range of services, such as earthworks, civil engineering, structural development (e.g., bridges, foundations), road construction, pavement installation, rail infrastructure, water systems, drainage facilities, landscaping, and high-voltage electrical work, including substations.

Their services cater to a broad spectrum of developers and builders, spanning various industries such as industrial, commercial, healthcare, education, defence, and community infrastructure.

Position Overview:

We are seeking an experienced and skilled Leading Hand to join our team. As the Leading Hand, you will play a crucial role in coordinating and supervising construction activities, ensuring efficient workflow, and maintaining high-quality standards. Your leadership skills, technical expertise, and ability to effectively manage a team will contribute to the successful execution of our projects.

  • Supervise and coordinate the team to complete designated construction activities.
  • Lead and motivate a team of workers, assigning tasks and ensuring adherence to timelines and quality standards.
  • Monitor and inspect work progress, providing guidance and support to team members to maintain high-quality workmanship.
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure effective communication and smooth project execution.
  • Assist in training new team members, providing guidance on safe work practices and construction techniques.
  • Maintain accurate records of materials used, labour hours, and work progress for reporting and documentation purposes.
  • Enforce compliance with safety regulations, company policies, and industry standards.
  • Identify and resolve any issues or challenges encountered during construction activities.
  • Ensure proper care and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles.

  • Leadership: Ability to lead and motivate a team, delegate tasks, and ensure efficient workflow.
  • Technical expertise: Proficiency in asphalt construction processes, with a solid understanding of industry standards and quality control.
  • Communication: Effective communication skills to collaborate with team members, project stakeholders, and management.
  • Problem-solving: Strong problem-solving skills to identify and resolve issues encountered during construction activities.
  • Attention to detail: Ensuring adherence to project plans, specifications, and quality standards.

  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience as a Leading Hand/ Team Leader
  • Physical ability to lift heavy objects, operate tools, and perform manual Labour.
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including weekends and overtime if needed.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.

Benefits and Compensation:
  • We offer competitive compensation and opportunities for growth within the company.
  • Opportunities to gain additional tickets.
  • PPE Provided.

Application Process: If you meet the qualifications and are interested in joining our team as a Leading Hand, please submit your resume and any relevant certifications or licenses. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for further steps in the selection process.

Equal Opportunity: This is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We value and promote a work environment that respects individuals' backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Note: This job specification serves as a general guideline for the position and may be subject to change based on the company's needs and priorities.
Leo: Civil Team Leader @ Fetch Recruitment – 0420 958 825