Bruin Builders Careers

Supervisor/Leading Hand

Bruin Builders is growing our team and we are on the hunt for a Supervisor/Leading Hand.

Position Qualification requirements:
  1. White Card
  2. Certificate III Carpentry
  3. QBCC Site Supervisors License
Position Experience:

Essential – 3 years renovation industry

Desirable – 2 years managing a team


Personal Attributes for Success:
  • Leadership
  • Works well under pressure
  • Observant
  • High attention to detail
  • Ambitious
  • Pride in appearance
  • Problem solving ability
  • Demonstrate accountability for personal and group outcomes
  • Willingness to go above and beyond what is expected
  • Positive demeanour
  • Strong passion for the building industry
  • Ability to identify and mange risk
  • Safety as a first priority
Position Competencies:
  • Renovation knowledge
  • Organizational skills
  • People skills
  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Measuring and Calculating skills
  • Knowledge of National Construction Code 2019
  • Knowledge of Building Regulations 2006
  • Knowledge of Relevant Australian Standards
  • Knowledge of QBCC Standards and Tolerances

The position requires the successful applicant to have a Car license and own vehicle.


The key role accountabilities include:
  1. Ensure project sites are safe and tidy at all times by (including but not limited to) keeping walkways and roadways clear and accessible, fall protection in place, rubbish cleared and council land free of debris and obstructions.
  2. Planning of project in line with schedule ensuring the critical path is followed – FORESIGHT
  3. Coordinating of trades to project site
  4. Ordering of correctly specified materials and quantities as per contract documentation
  5. Notifying Project Manager of any possible changes to schedule weekly
  6. Review docs at initial project handover, to ensure all relevant safety docs are accounted for and maintained throughout each project
  7. Upholding Bruin culture, standard, quality and practices on project sites
  8. Closely monitor all trades and Bruin team to ensure works are completed with care, attention to detail, with foresight and to the highest quality achievable
  9. Directing and guiding Bruin team members to tasks in line with individual ability and knowledge  
  10. Application of the following – Building Act 1975, Building Regulations 2006, National Construction Code 2019, all relevant Australian Standards and QBCC Standards and Tolerances
  11. Defects are minimal to none

Building and Construction General On-Site Award

Above award hourly flat rate + Superannuation

If you are ready to join a supportive and successful team, get in touch with us today.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Bruin Builders Leadership Team

Geoff & Olly Bruin

Founders + Directors

John Wauchope

Business Development, Estimating Manager and Contract Administration

Sally Deane

General Manager

Nathan Tairawhiti

Project Manager

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