Carpenters - Breen Invercargill

August 14, 2023


Why join Breen Construction?

For nearly 85 years, Breen has been a pioneer in construction. What began in Southland and then Central Otago, today spans from Oamaru to Twizel, Dunedin to Invercargill, Alexandra to Wanaka. Our skilled teams work together to deliver exceptional commercial, civil, rural and residential projects.

Breen’s beginnings as a small family business are still very much the heart of who we are today. We pull together, do great work and encourage each other to be better, every single day. We look for like-minded, excellent operators and agile thinkers, known for being good at their job.


The Job

Weare looking for qualified and experienced carpenters and 2nd or 3rd year apprentices who want to build their career with Breen. We offer the opportunity to work on a variety of construction projects, including commercial, high-end architectural and civil construction sites.  

Your tasks may include concrete work, framing, hardware, insulations, joinery, siteworks, trims and finishing, windows and doors, erecting walls, building stairs, or precision tasks such as repairing furniture or installing cabinets, trim and moulding as well as excavations, demolition work, precast erection,reinforcing steel, and roof framing.


About You

·        Proven experience as a carpenter (LBP or trade qualified preferred)

·        Have hands on building experience

·        Knowledge of building methods and materials

·        Skilled in finishing and fit-out work

·        Able to interpret technical drawings and plans

·        Effective time management skills including the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines

·        Strong interpersonal skills and good at working as part of a team

·        Able to work outdoors, at heights, and physically fit (lifting up to 25kgs)

·        A full driver's licence or working towards one


We offer you

·        Great supportive team within a company that has a genuinely people-focused culture

·        We will invest in your growth, value your contribution and nurture your personal and professional development

·        Competitive remuneration package

·        Flexible working arrangements

·        Health insurance and service bonuses

·        Regular company functions and social events, including an active social club


If this sounds like the opportunity for you, submit your cv along with your cover letter to

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