Leading Hand

Vacancy number • PUB406055

Leading Hand

  • New South Wales
  • Closes March 8
  • 40 hours
  • Other

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About this job

  • Industry: Building & Construction
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: New South Wales

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other


A well known local contractor in the civil and rail industry, recognised for their commitment to excellence and career progression for their staff, are looking for a Leading Hand to join their team.

As a Leading Hand, you will lead and inspire a team on local civil and rail projects, contributing to the overall success of the business. This role offers the chance to work with industry leaders with a real opportunity to advance your career whilst gaining broad project experience close to home.

About this role

  • Lead and mentor a team on civil and rail projects including machine operators and site team members.
  • Coordinate daily tasks to ensure efficiency and quality.
  • Champion safety protocols and procedures, maintaining our commitment to a secure work environment.
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and stakeholders to achieve project goals.


  • Proven experience as a Leading Hand in the civil and rail industry or ready to take a step up.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction processes and techniques.
  • Strong leadership, organisational, and communication skills.
  • Dedication to maintaining a safe and productive work environment.
  • Relevant certifications and qualifications in civil construction.


  • Competitive salary reflecting your skills and experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Health and wellness programs to support you and your family
  • Collaborative and inclusive work culture that values your contributions.
  • Access to cutting edge projects, enhancing your skill set and industry knowledge.

Brunel in the United States

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Trent Merrotsy is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB406055