Construction Site Managers


New Zealand: Christchurch, Wellington


Fulltime Ongoing


You need to have extensive experience in the building construction industry.

Also, construction companies are increasingly looking for construction site managers with one or more of the following qualifications:
- A civil engineering degree
- A tertiary building qualification
- A construction management diploma
- A quantity surveying qualification.

You'll need:
- Knowledge of building methods and materials
- Skill interpreting drawings and architectural plans, and understanding their specifications
- Understanding of building standards and safety regulations
- Maths skills, and knowledge of cost control and purchasing for building materials and machinery
- Knowledge of health and safety procedures on building sites
- An understanding of quality control systems and how to put these in place
- Staff management skills and the ability to motivate teams of workers
- Excellent communication skills
- Good planning and organizational ability
- Administrative skills

Minimum Education


Job Types

  • Architecture
  • Business Admin, Management
  • Development
  • Engineering (Civil)
  • Engineering (Electrical)
  • Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Horticulture
  • Human Resources
  • Labor & Industrial Relations
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technology


Pay for construction site managers varies depending on the size of the project they are working on, and their experience and qualifications. Construction site managers will earn between 70,000 and 90,000 a year, though in some cases will earn 100,000 or more. We have openings now for intermediate through to senior site managers.

Experience Required


    4-5 years experience in the construction industry. Preferably 3+ in Site management

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi and South African Participants.

Participants Travel


Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview Required
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Written Application