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Building Cadet | Qld

Watpac Limited

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 23/02/2018

Job Category:

Apprenticeships & Traineeships / Building & Construction

Job description:

Building Cadet | Qld

Apply now Job no: 495676
Work type: Full time
Location: Brisbane Metro
Categories: Construction

  • Opportunity to work on a wide range of challenging and rewarding projects.
  • Long term career opportunity with an award-winning national contractor.

About the role

As a result of our continued success and growth, there is an exciting opportunity for a Building Cadet to join our construction division in Queensland. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will form part of the Construction team and be committed to providing assistance in the preparation of contract documents, the tendering process, and general office/site administration duties for large commercial building projects.

  • Proactively drive company safety, environment and quality policies, practices and procedures onsite
  • Assist with the trade package tendering process including issuing, reviewing and selection of tenders
  • Assist with general administration of trade packages following contract award
  • Assist with general site duties, office and administration tasks in support of Contract Administrators and Project Managers

About you

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Building Cadet. Ideally you will be in your second or third year of your Construction Management degree (or similar) and want to pursue a career in the building and construction industry.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong initiative, excellent problem-solving and good communication skills
  • Strong drive and determination
  • A full unrestricted drivers licence and the ability to travel across South East Qld for work
  • Attending of lectures during work hours shall not exceed 1 or 2 half days per week

About Watpac

As a Watpac employee, you will be part of one of Australia’s leading construction and civil and mining contracting businesses. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange since 1985, we are a strong, experienced company with a solid reputation for delivering safe and quality projects across the country. Operating as one team, you will be joining over 1,000 dedicated and innovative Watpac employees who each have an unwavering commitment to our values, and to the safety and wellbeing of each other, our contractors and communities.

Our Construction Queensland team has delivered some of the state’s most iconic projects including Skilled Park, Metricon Stadium, Queensland Institute of Medical Research Central Building, the Translational Research Institute and 180 Brisbane. The team is currently delivering a diverse portfolio of work including Mary Lane, the Queensland Schools PPP Project and the Queensland State Velodrome.

Our Benefits

  • Health and wellbeing, technology, financial, leisure and home improvement discounts.
  • Access to a Healthy Foundations and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Parental Leave Program.
  • Employee referral bonus.
  • Young Professionals Program.

This is your opportunity to build a challenging and exciting career path with an industry leader. We attribute our successes to our innovative, driven and diverse team and offer a competitive remuneration package with flexible, supportive benefits and development programs.

*** Agency applications will not be accepted.

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