Apprentice Water Service Person

Downer EDI Limited
Auckland, Australia
Closing date
Dec 24, 2021

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angle-right Job no: 585917
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Auckland
Categories: Trades, Water

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 10,000 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.

Downer maintains longstanding contracts and significant operations to over a quarter of New Zealanders (and growing!). We are proud to be working on long-term water contracts across the Auckland Region.

A bit about your role:

Based in Albany but covering the wider Auckland region, we are looking for an Apprentice Water Service Person to join our Auckland Water team. If you are interested in learning about the water industry, performing planned work & at times reactive work including drainage, working in and around hydro dams, meter replacement, subdivision connections and much more, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Downer NZ and the water industry is a growing industry, where there is plenty of opportunities for career & skill development, job security, and a great team environment to learn on the job, make friends, and learn from those around you.

A bit about you;

To be successful in this role you will ideally have had some hands on construction/drainage experience or a genuine passion in learning the water industry and will also bring with you:
  • Achieved NZEA Level 2 or higher
  • Full Drivers licence (must have), Class 2 & RTW endorsements an advantage
  • Ability to communicate and work in a team
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills, being able to operate and input data into a mobile field device
  • Experience in dealing with the public
  • Strong focus on Health and Safety
  • Self-motivated, energetic, proactive and results orientated
  • Reliable, with a great attitude

In return, Dower Water Team will provide a safe, stable and fun environment, where we can advance your career and expand your skills. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team, working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number #585917 to apply.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Advertised: 24 Nov 2021 New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: 24 Dec 2021 New Zealand Daylight Time

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