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General Labourer - Timaru

Downer EDI Limited
Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
Closing date
Dec 31, 2023

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Auxiliary & Support Staff
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Why you will enjoy working here | Ko te take ka parekareka e koe ki te mahi ki konei
Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. We offer:
  • Guaranteed Full-Time hours - minimum 40 per week including wet weather days if alternative work cannot be found
  • Free access to Marram health care benefits and discounted holiday homes
  • All the tools of trade you need to do your job
  • Progression and development programs on offer including our inspiring leader's programme for top performers

Have a look at our other great benefits here!

The Opportunity | Te kowhiringa
Joining our Transport and Infrastructure business, as a General Labourer, you'll support our Washdyke, Timaru Maintenance crews and support the delivery of ongoing assignments across the Southern Canterbury region.

This is an entry-level opportunity for people interested in civil construction/maintenance and roading. You will be involved in the general operation of trucks and machinery as well as day-to-day manual labouring duties.

We offer plenty of development opportunities for our Labourers who put in the hard yards, we support and encourage training and upskilling. You will be responsible for:
  • Helping with safe site setup for your crew and the general public
  • Ensuring efficient use of materials, supplies, and equipment
  • Working as part of a cohesive team to deliver projects
  • Being open and willing to develop your skill set and advance your career

Important Skills | Nga pukenga matua
Along with a positive attitude and a commitment to safe workplace practises, we are looking for you to have:
  • Full Class 1 Driver Licence,
  • The ability to work well within a team and alone when required
  • A can-do attitude with a good work ethic
  • Demonstrated that you are reliable and dependable

It also helps if you have the following, however, these are not deal breakers and training can be provided:
  • Class 2 - 4 Drivers Licences and WTR endorsements
  • Past experience in drain laying, concrete placing and formwork
  • Experience operating a variety of civil machinery

Ultimately we are looking for individuals who are willing to learn, grow and develop themselves within our business.

Our Organisation | Ko wai matou
Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site here!

How to apply | Me pehea ki te tono
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click Apply Now to submit your application! The reference number for this role is 603592 .

We are committed to a safe working environment for everyone - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test, medical and a Ministry of Justice check prior to starting employment. If you need support with this requirement, please talk to our team.

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