Driver Operator

Palmerston North, Australia
Sep 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
angle-right Job no: 573052
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Palmerston North
Categories: Construction, Civil Engineering

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand's infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

The Transport Services division here at Downer has a great track record for delivering a high standard of work in Palmerston North. We are looking for an energetic and motivated individual interested in becoming part of the crew as Driver Operators.

In return we offer:
  • Stable working environment
  • Full Time hours guaranteed - minimum 40 hours per week with paid over time
  • Extensive training and development opportunities to help enhance your skills and advance your career
  • Join a highly motivated and supportive team.

About the role:

In this role you'll be working in a fun and welcoming crew operating our Graders and Excavators as we carry out work on our contracts. As a Driver Operator you will be working on roads, cutting drainage, trimming and mentoring your crew members as they get ready to take the next step in their career. If you are physically fit and enjoy spending your days outdoors and on your feet, this could be the position for you.

This is a Monday to Friday role with potential for overtime work on weekends.

About you:

Along with your positive attitude and your commitment to safe work practises there are a few other essentials, but don't stress too much if you don't tick them all off, we are prepared to train you.
  • You will hold a Class 2 full New Zealand driver's licence with WTR endorsements
  • A proven track record of operating a grader and/or excavator
  • Ability to work hands-on and unsupervised

You will have a positive sense of humour with the eagerness to come and get your hands dirty.

Seize the opportunity to secure your future with Downer, and apply now!

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