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Foreman Plumber


We are seeking an experienced Foreman Plumber  to join our team. As a Foreman Plumber, you will be responsible for supervising and coordinating the daily operations of the plumbing jobs mainly in the residential construction and maintenance market . You will oversee and work with a team of skilled plumbers, ensuring that projects are completed efficiently and to high-quality standards. The successful candidate will have a strong background in plumbing and possess exceptional leadership skills. Maintenance plumbing skills are an added bonus.


  • Supervise and coordinate the daily activities of assigned jobs.
  • Assign tasks to plumbers and ensure they understand the scope of work.
  • Monitor progress and ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Train and mentor new team members.
  • Collaborate with other departments and contractors to ensure smooth workflow.
  • Inspect plumbing systems and identify issues or potential problems.
  • Perform hands-on plumbing work as needed.


  • Proven experience as a plumber, including years in a supervisory role.
  • Valid plumbing license.
  • In-depth knowledge of plumbing codes and regulations.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to read plans and technical drawings.
  • Strong leadership and organisational abilities.
  • Physical stamina and manual dexterity to perform plumbing tasks.
  • NZ Registered Qualified Plumber
  • Current first aid certificate and or site safe an advantage
  • Hold a current NZ Drivers licence
  • Permanent NZ resident or hold a current work visa


  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Work vehicle.
  • Work phone or contribution to phone plan.
  • Annual fishing trip.
  • Working in with a great team.
  • WaterTech Uniform – polo, socks, hoodie, cap/beanies


  • Full-time
  • Location: Christchurch/Canterbury
  • Competitive wage $35-$45 per hour

How to apply

Please apply to with a CV and covering letter, with reference of Foreman Plumber.

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