Superintendent Jobs

How to Enter

To secure a role as a Superintendent, New Zealand employers will expect you to hold a relevant degree, such as a Bachelor of Engineering, and significant experience working on Civil Infrastructure development sites.


Typical Responsibilities

The day-to-day responsibilities for a Superintendent can include any of the following:

  • Review project plans and proposals and advise ways of saving costs and time
  • Preparing construction and development project schedules
  • Communicating project plan to onsite Labourers and contractors
  • Managing site personnel to ensure project runs to timeframes and budgets
  • Updating Project Managers, senior managers and clients of project progress or problems
  • Troubleshooting project problems and putting forward solutions
  • Ensure Health & Safety and regulatory standards are adhered to
  • Train and manage Labourers



For most Superintendents, the next logical step is to move towards senior management or Project Management, and eventually securing the position of Civil Construction Manager.


Salary Range

48K – 78K per annum (NZD)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427