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Operations Manager 2IC

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Location:  Whenuapai, Waitakere City, Auckland

Job Type: Permanent: Full-time

Company: HydroVac Limited

Pay and benefits

Salary + Vehicle + Cellphone + Ipad


We are a company still on an awesome growth curve and find ourselves again looking for that next champion to join our Management ranks. We are seeking a pro-active suitably qualified Operations Manager to join our team. This role is varied with a strong focus on running ops in the field and Project Management. You will be part of the management team reporting to the Snr Operations Manager and filling in the Snr Op’s Managers role in his absence. We do not require you to have experience in our industry as the product can be taught but we do require qualifications and experience in Operations management (heavy transport an advantage), and the ability to work under pressure when required. You will lead by example and train and mentor staff in the field. You will need to have a good sense of humour and be able to relate to people on all levels internally and externally. You will want to strive to be good every day and do your best. Key Skills required; 1. Operations Leadership / management & a technical ability. 2. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills (English is your first language). 3. Ability to be pro-active and use initiative. 4. Highly organized and able to prioritise. 5. Document and implement systems and procedures. 6. Drive a safety-first culture where people clearly demonstrate safe behaviours and report all incidents however minor. 7. Proficient with computers and tablets – Microsoft. 8. Customer service and key account management experience. 9. Background in heavy transport or Fleet management an advantage but not essential. 10. Full Class 1 NZ Drivers Licence. (Vehicle supplied as part of package). 11. Heavy vehicle licence an advantage but not a requirement. 12. A CAN DO ATTITUDE!!! The key tasks are; 1. Responsible for H&S on-site Audits. 2. Supervise large and/or complex projects in the field. 3. Staff Training and inductions is up to date and current – Internal & external. 4. Morning Supervision of yard. Truck Pre-starts, Trucks out on time. 5. Induction of new staff to HydroVac. 6. Support the Snr Operations Manager / H & S Manager with tool box meetings. 7. Lead by example 8. Monthly Report for Snr Board Meeting – Operations. 9. Assist the Operations Manager with staff / HR Management. 10. On and off-site audits. 11. On Call supporting the Ops Manager. 12. Able to make decisions. Attend weekly management & monthly board meetings, providing weekly and monthly reports. There will be admin support to help with the day to day tasks as well as support from the Snr Operations Manager. The role is all about managing the day to day tasks together with Project Management of large projects on and off site and combining internal and external audits to ensure we are compliant with H & S legislation, HydroVac procedures and client policies. This is not a collar & tie role as you will be out in the field working and leading the allocated team on big and complex projects on occasions, so prepare to get your hands dirty when required. In return for meeting the above criteria, we will give you a competitive Salary, Cellphone, IPad, PPE and company vehicle. Only applications by post or email accepted, so get your cover letter and CV together and apply now! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. No overseas applicants accepted as we will not go through the immigration process. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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Dave Coutts

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