Top NZ Firm Fletchers Seeks British Building Pros

“Fletcher Construction, is calling out for senior British construction leaders to help it deliver the largest infrastructure programme in the nation’s history,” as reported in the Global Construction Review.

“I have never seen so much construction activity of such a scale right across New Zealand in my 40 years working in the industry,” said Fletcher Construction Chief Executive Graham Darlow.

“In Auckland right now, we’re working on several major highway projects, an international convention centre and several large five star hotels,” he said, as reported in Construction Global.

Upcoming are a number of large infrastructure projects, including Auckland’s city rail link, which, combined with other projects would constitute a 30-year pipeline of construction, according to the article.

“We already employ many of New Zealand’s top construction talent but we need more. We might not be able to beat the salaries on offer in Dubai and elsewhere. But where we can compete is the lifestyle and quality of life available here in New Zealand,” said Darlow.

“This is the best place in the world to raise a family. The schools and universities are world class, you can walk to a beach from just about anywhere. If outdoor pursuits – from skiing to mountain climbing to tramping – are your thing, then New Zealand will be your paradise.”

The company is looking for a wide range of top British talent including engineers, project managers, surveyors, designers and builders, and is hosting an event in central London on 28 July to kick-start its recruitment drive.

To register for Fletcher’s Construction recruitment event please click here.

Article Source: Global Construction Review, July 6, 2016

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