Leading Hand - Water

Downer EDI Limited
Albany, Australia
Closing date
Jul 23, 2022

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Environmental Engineering/Sciences
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angle-right Job no: 581085
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Albany
Categories: 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. We are proud to be working on a long-term maintenance contract across the Auckland Region.

A bit about your role;

Based in Albany but covering the wider Auckland region, Downer NZ has an opportunity an experienced Water Leading hand to join our existing team on the Watercare Maintenance contract.

The primary role of the Water Leading Hand will be the onsite management and planning of water projects. This will require the supervision of staff carrying out this projects work so that it meets contract specifications and client expectations. The Leading Hand will be expected to be involved in organising, directing and controlling activities and operations of staff to ensure that work is completed to the satisfaction of customers and all targets (productivity, quality and safety) are met. The Leading Hand will be expected to work 'hands on' and at to also provide training and development for team members if required. Our primary work hours are between 7AM to 5PM during the weekdays, with the option of working weekends and overtime also available.

A bit about you;

You will have previous experience in the Water and/or Drainage Industry and will bring with you;
  • Proven experience or an interest in Water Reticulation
  • A full driver's licence and class 2 HT licence preferred
  • Digger experience an advantage but not essential
  • Ability to Communicate
  • Risk Awareness
  • Highly Responsible
  • Experience of dealing with the public
  • Computer savvy

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 581085 to apply.

A role with the Downer Water Team 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.

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: 23 Jun 2022 New Zealand Standard Time
Applications close: 07 Jul 2022 New Zealand Standard Time
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