PRESS RELEASE: Girls with Hi-Vis® opens doors to 350 potential new staff

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Pictured: Attendees at the Meridian Energy Girls with Hi-Vis® event in Wellington Wellington 3 July 2018:  More than 350 women throughout the country took the opportunity to experience the Infrastructure Industry ‘hands on’ in June. The annual Girls with Hi-Vis® (GWHV) initiative saw companies in the Civil, Energy, Telecommunication and 3Waters industries open their doors for a day, specifically to …

PRESS RELEASE: Counties Power opens their doors to High School students

Chloe Energy, Our People, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Lines company Counties Power held a career day for local high school students today to promote the industry to youth.  More than 20 students from Pukekohe High School, Onewhero Area School and Rosehill College participated in the event and learnt more about working in the electricity supply industry. Held in conjunction with the Girls with Hi-Vis® initiative run by Connexis, …

PRESS RELEASE: Long work hours and diligent study pays off for young trainee

Chloe Civil Trades, News, Our People

Pictured: Allens United Drainage & Earthworks trainee Dylan Samson proudly accepts his Connexis Trainee of the Year award.  Joining him on the stage are Candice Tiananga, Connexis Careers Manager and Mark Baldock, Connexis Waikato Customer Services Account Manager. Hamilton April 24 2018:  Working long hours during the day and studying at night has paid off for a young Hamilton employee in …

New Initiative Between Shirley Boys High School, Isaac Construction Ltd, BG Contracting and Connexis

Chloe Civil Trades, News, Our People

Pictured: Construction staff and Shirley Boys High School students commence the project. A new initiative between Shirley Boys High School, Isaac Construction Ltd, BG Contracting Ltd and Connexis, with the support of the CCNZ Canterbury Branch, is enabling students to experience the Civil Infrastructure Industry within the school environment. Thirty four students, school and construction staff, will work together throughout the …

PRESS RELEASE: Connexis dresses International Women’s Day in Hi-Vis

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Pictured:  Winnie Rawiri-King, Electrician working for Singer Group Ltd. Winnie has been a great ambassador for women in the Infrastructure Industry and was the Connexis 2017 Got a Trade, Got it Made – Future Business Leader. March 8, 2017 – How do you shine a light on International Women’s Day in New Zealand? When you are Connexis, the Industry Training …

PRESS RELEASE: Civil contracting apprenticeships for three QRS staff

Chloe Civil Trades, Our People

Pictured: QRS staff Mike Wilson, Stacey Pompey and Lee Pomana received Civil Trade Certification last week through Industry Training Organisation Connexis. The three men have over 8000 hours each of practical experience in a range of specialities from road and pipeline construction and maintenance, to road surfacing. THREE veteran Quality Roading and Services staff have gained Civil Trades Certification this week …

February 2018 e-Newsletter is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

The Connexis Industry February 2018 news is out now! Check out the eNews issue here: https://mailchi.mp/81462f5e6b71/feb2018-industry-enews  IN THIS ISSUE CEO statement Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite: Advertise your Vacancies! New Zealand Apprenticeship in Water Infrastructure in New Zealand: Ministers Message Girls with Hi-Vis® – Registrations Open Annual Connection 2018 Annual Connection: New Event Manager Story: A Skilled Workforce Key to Growth for Cranswick Enterprises Ltd …

February 2018 Trainee e-Newsletter is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Our People, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

The Connexis Trainee February 2018 news is out now! Check out the eNews issue here: https://mailchi.mp/1d155644275a/feb2018-trainee-enews IN THIS ISSUE CEO statement Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite New Zealand Apprenticeship in Water Infrastructure in New Zealand: Ministers Message Annual Connection 2018 Annual Connection: New Event Manager Story: A Skilled Workforce Key to Growth for Cranswick Enterprises Ltd Upcoming Events/Conferences

A skilled workforce key to growth for Cranswick Enterprises Ltd

Chloe Civil Trades, News, Our People

Pictured: Graduates of National Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Forestry Earthworks) in all 3 strands (Hydraulic Excavator, Bulldozer, Motor Grader). From left to right are Cranswick Enterprises employees Dylan Pickering, Matauranga Maitai, Steven Telfer, Michael Bond, Adrian Friar, Tama Koia (Trainer/Assessor) and Grant Radovanovich (Connexis Customer Service Account Manager). A management decision to have a strong emphasis on training and developing staff …

Future Proofing the Electrical Industry

Chloe Energy, eNews, News, Our People

Pictured: Gateway student, Ben Parrott, (second from left) will WEL Networks Lines Competition team at Annual Connection Did you know WEL Networks recruits students through the Connexis Gateway Programme? It’s just one of many ways they are seeking to future-proof the industry. The Connexis Gateway Programme allows senior secondary school students who are interested in a career in trades to …