Job Vacancies at Whitehead Plumbing

Certifying or Tradesman Drainlayer

  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Job Security and Ongoing Project Work
  • Future Growth Potential

Whitehead Plumbing & Gas Ltd is a Christchurch based company with an excellent reputation in both the domestic and commercial sectors. We have a number of projects commencing in the New Year and require a Certifying or Tradesman Drainlayer to join the team.

You will need to be a fully Certified or Tradesman Drainlayer and need to have the following:

  • Extensive experience in Drainlaying and have a current licence
  • Current and clean class 1 or higher driver’s licence
  • Experience in operating excavators
  • A safe and responsible approach to the work site and health and safety practices
  • Proven ability to manage projects and lead a team, including supervising and managing apprentices and tradesman
  • Great communication skills, a positive attitude and motivation to get the job done to a high standard within the required timeframes
  • Be well presented, hardworking, honest and lead by example
  • Able to complete paperwork to a high standard and within required timeframes
  • References to back up your work ethics and experience

This is a great opportunity to enhance your career, expand your skill base and gain valuable experience with our wide variety of domestic and commercial work.

In return, Whitehead Plumbing & Gas Ltd will offer you a competitive remuneration, vehicle, mobile phone, uniform, PPE and a strong family culture, with a paid day off on your birthday.

If this sounds like you and you’re looking for a new challenge forward your CV and cover letter to us today.


Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.