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Careers With Us

We believe in the importance of relationships with our clients, our partners, our communities, but most importantly, our people. They are our most important asset. We treat our people fairly, understand the importance of work-life balance and see fun, humour and relaxation as an ally for hard work.

With a range of challenging projects throughout the country and great career opportunities at all levels, a future with Connect 8 is very bright indeed.

 
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    Vacancies

    Openings at Connect 8

    Connect 8 has a substantial forward work stream encompassing design, project management and construction of buried infrastructure, radio and mobile technologies. Our projects span throughout New Zealand.

    We are always looking for talented people who are astute, dedicated to meeting expectations, able to learn quickly and are open to change. Please check on Seek.co.nz and Trademe.co.nz for our current openings or email your CV and cover letter to vacancies@connect8.co.nz to register your interest with us.

    Here are some benefits of working at Connect 8:

    – Competitive hourly rate and an away allowance (for field workers)
    – Additional KiwiSaver contribution (to match yours)
    – Access to Marram Trust holiday / medical program
    – Family oriented culture experiencing huge growth phase
    – Subsidised health insurance

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    Community

    We stay connected with the community through progressive initiatives

    Joint youth employment initiative

    We have implementing a joint youth employment initiative with Rotorua Work and Income (WINZ). The initiative involves the employment, training and mentoring of unemployed youth (≤ 25 years old) from rural areas in the Bay of Plenty, who are being utilised on current projects in the area. WINZ and Connect 8 have selected suitable candidates based on a number of criteria, including:
    – Values
    – Willingness to learn and travel
    – Achievements at WINZ “boot camps”
    – Attendance at Connect 8/WINZ orientation events

    Successful candidates have entered a training apprenticeship, which is being managed by Connect 8’s Construction Superintendents and HSE Manager, with support from the Infrastructure Industry

    Training Organisation Connexis. The estimated timeframe for upskilling an inexperienced labourer to machine operator is between 12 and 18 months. Connect 8 will be taking on 8-10 candidates in the first year, with a plan to review and hopefully expand the programme in future years.

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