Careers

“At Cogent Scaffolding, we believe that the professionalism and strength of our company rests on the quality of our people. With our project portfolio constantly increasing we are looking for enthusiastic people to join our growing company. People that have the drive and ambition to go forward with us.” Human Resources – Cogent Scaffolding

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

POSITION: SCAFFOLDER

Opportunities are available as a Scaffolder on our worksites in and around Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coasts.

 

As a scaffolder, you will be performing the erection and dismantle of system scaffolding to provide work platforms on commercial construction or industrial sites. You will be required to install perimeter containment scaffolding, edge protection, access ways, stretcher & construction stairs and handrails.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

To be a scaffolder you should have:

 

  • The ability to follow instructions
  • A good sense of balance and a head for heights
  • Good hand-to-eye coordination
  • Be physically fit
  • Be able to work well as part of a team
  • A good understanding of safe working practices

 

To apply to be a scaffolder with Cogent Scaffolding, you must have:

 

  • Drivers licence
  • High Risk Work Licence (SB, SI or SA)
  • Blue or White card
  • Around 2 years’ experience in a commercial scaffolding environment
  • Belt and tools
  • Punctuality
  • A great attitude and work ethic
  • The ability to work well in a team environment

POSITION: LEADING HAND

Opportunities are available as a Leading Hand on our worksites in and around Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coasts.

 

The position of Leading Hand is a supervisory role within Cogent Scaffolding. A Leading Hand must implement and initiate work activities that are passed on from the Project Manager.

 

The Leading Hand is responsible for direction and coordination of scaffolding crew on any particular Cogent Scaffolding project, and the implementation and completion of specific goals assigned for that day.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

To be a Leading Hand, you will be required to:

 

  • Lead and mentor scaffold crew members to deliver a safe and profitable project
  • Attend all Leading Hand meetings that are conducted by Cogent Scaffolding Management
  • Conduct Tool Box meetings on a weekly basis
  • Conduct & submit Prestart meetings on a daily basis
  • Assign duties to the scaffolding crew
  • Provide overall management of that day’s site activities
  • Liaise with on-site Foreman’s and relevant contractors to ensure a smooth & well planned project delivery
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed accurately. Day Labour Dockets, Handovers, Daily Activity Reports etc
  • Ensure all scaffolding staff hold correct/valid tickets for each particular task

 

To be a Leading Hand you should have:

 

  • Leadership skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Know how to prioritise work loads
  • Good decision making, communication and delegation skills
  • Experience in a prior Leading Hand role

 

To apply to be a Leading Hand with Cogent Scaffolding, you must have:

 

  • Drivers licence
  • High Risk Work Licence
  • Blue or White card
  • Around 2 years’ experience in a commercial scaffolding environment and experience as a Leading Hand
  • Belt and tools
  • A great work ethic
  • The ability to lead a team
  • Punctuality

Contact Cogent Scaffolding to discuss your next project.