Leading Hand / Carpenter

Leading Hand / Carpenter, Full Time, Architectural Building.

Leading Hand / Carpenter 

Full Time

Level 3, 100 Harris Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009


Are you a born leader who is motivated with a positive can do attitude and looking to lead a team by example working as a Leading Hand / Carpenter in a growing and successful high-end residential construction company Do you pride yourself on quality workmanship and customer service and want to play a key role in taking the business to the next level If so, read on! 


To be successful in the role, you will be able to demonstrate your ability in the following key criteria:  

    Safety focused with a strong understanding of current legislation, best practice and willingness and capability to hold staff and sub-contractors accountable

    Excellent people skills and ability to motivate and inspire team members

    Very strong accountability skills to ensure team performance and standards are upheld at all times

    Highly organised and driven and is consistently reliable, leading from the front

    Strong initiative and problem-solving skills being solutions-focused with a common-sense approach

    Confident communicator and ability to effectively liaise with Architects, Designers, team members and clients

    Minimum 5 x years experience in Leading Hand / Leading Carpenter role in the High End Residential sector

    Valid NSW Carpentry Licence

    Valid NSW Drivers Licence OH&S White Card

    Competent in reading and interpreting detailed Architectural, Interior Design, Structural & Hydraulic design documentation

    Proven experience and tendency to want to follow systems and processes and contribute to their improvement

    Competent in Setout for all components of work (Site establishment, Ground works, Concrete, Brickwork, Carpentry, Roofing, Joinery, Plumbing, Electrical etc.)

    Competent in all facets of Detailed Carpentry and General Carpentry

    Able to Understand and Co-ordinate the sequence of construction for residential homes and meet deadlines including following construction programs

    Competent in using computers and experience in using a cloud-based Job Management System (Experience in Buildertrend will be preferred)

    Must have all tools required for the role 

    Must have vehicle for transport from site to site  


This position will report directly to the Site Manager/Construction Manager and is required to lead the site team to completion of works and be directly responsible for:

      Leading the operations team from the front, openly demonstrating and embracing the company culture in all actions, behaviours and communication internally and externally

      Supervision and management of the operations team and any sub-contractors in terms of safety, program, productivity and quality to meet industry and company standards

      Hold all operational staff accountable to performance, safety, quality, cultural standards

      Schedule all jobs to ensure optimum staff utilisation, efficiency, customer service and quality

      Utilise and oversee operational use of the job management system to ensure the full value is being realised

      Ensure that all operations staff embrace all company procedures, protocols and standards including all administration and reporting requirements

      Raising Purchase Orders for Materials following up orders placed

      Actively seek to develop and grow operations staff to reach their potential

      Being a key leader in the team, supporting the Site Manager and other parts of the business as and when required

      Being a key member in the growth and development of a growing player in the industry

We are an Award Winning Young & Dynamic building company specialising in high-end residential construction and boutique commercial projects. We communicate regularly with some of the top designers and architects in Sydney and work on amazing and challenging projects. We have had substantial growth over the last few years and continue to do so. We are interested in finding someone able to lead and work as a carpenter supporting site management by implementing their skillset. 

27/07/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Construction
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