Labourer / Apprentice

Downer EDI Limited
Christchurch, Australia
Closing date
Dec 25, 2021

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Auxiliary & Support Staff
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
angle-right Job no: 2447
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Christchurch, Cromwell, Dunedin, Invercargill, Nelson, Queenstown, Te Anau, Timaru
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Trades, Maintenance, Operations/Production, Construction, Civil Engineering, Cadetships, Internships

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.

About us
At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads, to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport Services business unit is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.

We are big picture people, operating a under a model that pushes beyond the here and now. We design, build, and sustain the projects we work on, whilst also developing innovative solutions to the world's leading issues around sustainability, where we are recognised as global leaders.

We remain at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people and having the courage to challenge the status quo. Our people are experts in their fields, influencing and shaping our future. This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference by joining us as we continue to build a better tomorrow for generations to come.

About the role & what we are looking for

Our highly respected Chipseal Surfacing division has a strong track record for delivering excellence throughout the South Island.

We are looking for energetic and motivated individuals who are interested in becoming part of the crew as Trainee operators in our sealing crews throughout the South Island. This is an opportunity to get your foot in the door within an organisation where your career possibilities are endless. We're looking for candidates who have:
  • A genuine interest in the civil infrastructure industry with ambition to progress
  • Ability to work hands-on as a team player
  • Good timekeeping skills - punctuality and reliability is key!
  • A preference for working outdoors, not being stuck behind a desk
  • Class 2 Licence & WTR Endorsements would be advantageous, if not we can provide training

Why Downer?

This is a great opportunity to work with an industry leader in road re-surfacing. You will receive unrivalled on the ground training and development, including industry recognised qualifications and licensing. Working full-time, operating state of the art industry leading equipment on various sites, you will gain an insight into the many facets of surfacing which exposes you to plenty of opportunities to grow your career with a leading organisation who has the strongest footprint in Infrastructure in New Zealand!

Perks & Benefits
Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive remuneration package and also enjoy flexible working as we take work-life balance so seriously we include it in your contract.

Surrounded by a team of leading experts, we will equip you with all the best tools of trade you will require to deliver the excellence we are known for, plus a whole lot of extras such as merch and clothing.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, that includes a Zero Harm tolerance.

You will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry leading and your career opportunities limitless in an organisation the size of ours.

And because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners. You will receive extensive discounts and perks across a huge number of sought-after multinational brands, think: banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more!

You will love being a part of the Downer lifestyle, come and see for yourself why we are the crème de la crème of employers as we continue to build our future! Literally.

How to bring your Difference to Downer

If you are interested in the work that we are doing to make New Zealand better and want to take your career to the future with us, then we want to hear from you.

Hit the Apply Now button to fill out an application form and upload your CV.

If you would like to learn more about us, the work that we are doing, and the difference we are making to the communities we work in then head to our website to find out more

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.

Advertised: 30 Sep 2021 New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: 31 Dec 2021 New Zealand Daylight Time

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