Drainage Foreman

Employer
Downer EDI Limited
Location
Hastings, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Feb 13, 2022

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Category
Construction, Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
angle-right Job no: 585283
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Hastings
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.

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.

We have a new position available in our team in Waipawa as a Drainage Foreman. If you are looking for a role that is based outdoors then we want to hear from you!

Why work for us?
  • We offer a rewarding hourly rate with opportunities to train and obtain qualifications
  • Full time employment with flexible hours of work, also the potential for additional hours
  • You'll be part of an experienced crew with managers to coach and guide you
  • Job security with long term secured contracts in the region

About the role:

In this role, you will have a keen eye for detail to meet our customer's needs. You will be a mentor to your team mates as you undertake maintenance related activities to achieve our contract standards. Your duties will include operating our machinery from tractors, trucks and small plant machinery. You will be undertaking maintenance related activities to achieve contract standards; this will include minor concrete work, fixing potholes, clearing small slips and a range of other small civil work. It goes without saying that we are looking for someone who will willingly adopt the Zero Harm requirements of this role.

About you:

Along with your positive attitude 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.
  • Class 1 Full New Zealand Drivers licence and with the ability to drive a manual vehicle
  • A proven track record of operating machinery in civil construction
  • Physically fit (As you will be spending your time outdoors and on your feet)
  • Great communication and technical skills using RAMM
  • Flexibility to work varying hours that include early morning starts and some weekends.

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