Driver/Operators (Class 2 & 4)

Downer EDI Limited
Mt Maunganui, Australia
Closing date
Feb 13, 2022

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Machinery Operators
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
angle-right Job no: 584695
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Mt Maunganui, Tauranga
Categories: Trades, Maintenance, Construction

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 remains at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people and building better, stronger communities. Here's your chance to join the Tauranga Transport civil construction team where we take pride in upgrading roads, pathways and connections throughout the Bay of Plenty region.

About the job
Based out of Tauranga you will assist with a diverse range of civil construction contracts across the region. You will operate machinery including excavators, rollers, trucks and tractor brooms. You will adopt a key focus on 'Zero Harm', and will ensure all duties are completed in a safe and timely manner. You are also responsible for ensuring that all plant is presented, serviced, maintained and operated professionally.

This is a full time, permanent role working across Monday - Friday with occasional weekend and night work. You are guaranteed 40 hours of pay each week.

About you
With some experience operating civil machinery under your belt, you will be confident operating within a team and independently as required. You will be comfortable using machinery to get the job done. You'll also:
  • Enjoy working outdoors alongside a team
  • Be reliable and hard working with a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Show commitment to safe work practices
  • Have a Class 2 or 4 licence
  • Hold WTR endorsement (beneficial)
  • Be flexible to pick up occasional weekend work and on-call shifts

If you don't have experience but have your Class 2 or 4 licences, we are willing to offer training for the right candidate.

Perks of joining Downer

This is your chance to join an industry leader experiencing huge growth across the region, and country! Downer is committed to supporting our people's development whilst delivering exceptional results for our clients and communities. We're proud to offer:
  • A clear career pathway - our Labourers can go on to become Drivers, Operators, QA Techs, Lead Hands etc. etc.
  • Work in Tauranga, a thriving city (especially over Summer), where you have access to great beaches, fishing, nightlife and more!
  • Rewarding pay with the addition of penal rates
  • A supportive team environment where you're trusted and given the tools to deliver and excel in your career.
  • Access to a range of corporate discounts and benefits including subsidised health insurance, retail discounts and much more!

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