Asphalt Foreperson

Location: Auckland - Wainui Posted Date: May 20, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 569709 Careermine Job Id: 1842262
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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Auckland - Wainui
Categories: 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 12,000 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.

Coming out of lockdown and looking for your next role? We have an excellent opportunity to join our Asphalt Paving team based in Wainui. You will play a vital role within the Auckland region, which offers responsibility managing our asphalt paving / flocon crew. It gives you the perfect opportunity to step up from your crew role and start your career in leading people.

What's on offer?
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Tools of the trade vehicle and uniform provided
  • Opportunity for career development
  • A supportive team environment where you will work alongside industry experts!

About the role

You will assist in the management of asphalt paving / flocon operations, aiding the delivery of contract requirements, optimisation of resource use in order to achieve target results as well as providing training and upskilling your crews.

This is an opportunity for you to take charge of our operational work, and produce positive results . You'll do this by making informed decisions and using your experience and crew management skills. We run a 7 day a week, 24 hour operation so you can expect some night and weekend work; as such you'll need to be flexible with availability.

About you

With bring with you a proven track record of of managing paving teams laying a range of bituminous materials on roads, as well as:
  • Preferably 5 years asphalt experience
  • Knowledge of the laying and compaction of bituminous materials
  • Experience in paving plant operation (incl Flocon operation)
  • Ability to influence with demonstrated leadership behaviours that empower others
  • Strong problem solving skills & initiative

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in diverse business. 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.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 569709 to apply.

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: 18 May 2020 New Zealand Standard Time
Applications close: 05 Jun 2020 New Zealand Standard Time