Ohakea Labourers (BUILDJK) Palmerston North, New Zealand

Salary: NZD21 - NZD23 per hour


We have Clients who specialise in Building and Construction; their expertise ranges from Foundations and Steel work, Framing and General Formations of Commercial builds.  

The role:

We are recruiting for Construction workers to assist crews working on exciting new construction projects in Palmerston North/Manawatu. You will be responsible for tasks related to physical labour, assisting machine operators and general maintenance of the work sites. You will be proactive, health and safety conscious and willing to lend a hand to your peers. 

 Tasks involved:

  • Can be operating powered/manual tools
  • Moving and sorting building materials
  • Laying pipes and pumps to drain water trapped on site
  • Assisting crews with general labour duties
  • Spotting heavy machines

Days & Hours:

This position is full time Monday - Friday and the working hours are between 7:30am-5pm (approximately 45 hours per week). The role is in an outdoor setting so you must be comfortable with working in all weather conditions rain or sunshine.

Skills and Attributes:

  • You will be passionate about construction and focused upon personally delivering the highest quality work
  • You will be reliable and hardworking, have impeccable attention to detail and be physically fit.
  • Health and safety conscious, ensuring the safety of yourself and others around you.
  • You will possess a can-do attitude and be eager to learn and lend a hand


  • Business closure during the Christmas/New Year’s break.
  • Full standard PPE provided.
  • Great team culture and supportive management team.

You will need to pass the following pre-employment screening:

  • Pre-employment drug test + breath alcohol test
  • Ministry of Justice background check (some driving charges accepted)
  • License and own reliable transport

Click APPLY NOW if this role sounds interesting and we will be in contact. Alternatively call Janaia or Mike at OneStaff Palmerston North on 063538002 (direct) or 0800178233 (free phone).