Driver Operator

Downer EDI Limited
New Plymouth, Australia
Closing date
Feb 13, 2022

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Machinery Operators
Work Term
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Full Time
angle-right Job no: 586673
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: New Plymouth
Categories: Trades, 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 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

The Transport Services division here at Downer has a great track record for delivering a high standard of work in the Taranaki Region. We are looking for an energetic and motivated individual interested in becoming part of the crew as a Driver Operator as we get busy with our strong forward work pipeline projects.

In this role you will be working in a diverse and welcoming crew operating our machinery from excavators, rollers and trucks as we carry out work throughout the region. This position will require labouring duties which could include chip sealing, asphalt and general highway maintenance work. If you are physically fit, enjoy spending your days outdoors and on your feet, this could be the position for you.

About you

Along with your positive attitude and your commitment to safe work practices there are a few other essentials to what we are looking for:
  • You'll hold a minimum Class 2 full New Zealand driver's license (Class 4/5 & WTR endorsements desirable)
  • A proven track record of operating machinery in the civil construction industry
  • Ability to work hands-on and unsupervised
  • Experience with winter services (ploughing/gritting) is a bonus

You'll have a good sense of humour and don't mind getting stuck in to support the team!

Perks & Benefits

Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive remuneration package, in some roles a vehicle package, the tools of trade required to deliver the excellence we are known for, modern gear and machinery, and a whole lot of extras such as, clothing, boots, PPE, over time and meal allowances, as well as guaranteed hours even if we are rained out.

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, home ware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more!

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: 14 Jan 2022 New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Jan 2022 New Zealand Daylight Time

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