EROAD staff appointment

Auckland technology, tolling and services provider EROAD has brought on board a global expert in workplace safety to advance its mission to help customers reduce their transportation risk, thereby achieving fewer vehicle accidents, deaths and injuries. Chris Evans has 21 years’ senior management experience leading company strategy in health, safety and the environment (HSE) and…

Finding staff in 2016

There are a number of specialist recruitment consultants placing candidates in the local civil engineering/construction marketplace at present. It’s a competitive space and there is  a massive demand for qualified staff. So how do recruiters gain a competitive advantage? Wellington recruitment company One Eighty Recruitment is vesting effort into social media, via a website, a blog…

On the job front

Recruitment activity in New Zealand’s civil contracting industry certainly experienced a monumental shift in focus in 2015, says Jason Walker, managing director of Hays in New Zealand. Civil jobs are still booming but it is land development, not SCIRT (Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team) work, that is now underpinning job activity. Off the back of…