Operations Manager

Job title : Operations Manager
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Ralph Suckling
Contact email : ralphs@roblawmax.co.nz
Job reference : RAS73366

About the role

You will be based in West Auckland, looking after the daily operations for a busy civil engineering contractor. Your role will include:

  • Maintaining and developing relationships with clients and ensuring that their expectations are met

  • Work in tandem with Site Supervisors and Project Managers

  • Visiting sites to make sure that needs are met in terms of plant equipment and labour, and that projects are running on time and on budget

  • Liaise with the Plant and Transport Manager regarding the maintenance and repairs of all plant, trucks and vehicles

  • Dispatching around 25 trucks daily, making sure that they are efficiently allocated to match the needs of each job site and reducing wasted time between sites

  • You will be working a minimum of 50 hours a week, with a start time of 5:30am to dispatch trucks to site. Occasional Saturday work will also be required, when need be.

About you

  • You are experienced in the world of civil operations, or alternatively have experience within the dispatch and transport management sector (ideally 5 years or more)

  • You have great attention to detail, are efficient and have good planning and organisational skills

  • You are known for your people skills, but are also confident working independently

  • You know Auckland like the back of your hand, and the surrounding areas too

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Excellent remuneration, plus company vehicle with a fuel card

  • Family-friendly environment

  • Work for a well-known civil construction company who have been around for over 60 years

About the company

A successful contractor in the civil industry, who have an admired name in Auckland, and are widely known throughout the Pacific region, too. This family run-business are always looking to build on their current successes, and are looking for those who are just as passionate about the industry as they are. This civil construction provider does the hard yards to show that although some of the jobs that they do may seem challenging, hard work pays off in the end!

For more information about this role call Ralph on 09 601 8978, email jobs@roblawmax.co.nz citing RAS73366 or apply here online.

Please note that this role is only open to those who have the legal rights to live and work in New Zealand