Civil Engineering Technician (Quality Assurance)

Location: Tauranga Posted Date: August 14, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 562189 Careermine Job Id: 1796222
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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Tauranga
Categories: Quality, 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 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

At Downer NZ we're inspired by challenge and the chance to create a better future. Our people share a passion for excellence and the desire to inspire others. Our Transport Services team in Tauranga are looking for energetic and motivated individual to join us as our Civil Engineering Technician (Quality Assurance).

About the role:

Downer's Surfacing division is highly respected and has a great track record for delivering a high standard of work within the Bay of Plenty area.

As Civil Engineering Technician (Quality Assurance) in our surfacing team, you will be responsible for ensuring work is completed in a safe and timely manner. You will also ensure all the required information is accurately recorded i.e. subcontractor hours, and appropriate actions taken in relation to achieving quality objectives. Quality objectives would include material and construction compliance as defined in Downer NZ and Customer specifications/contracts and these reported to management.

So what's on offer?
  • Stable and growing working environment.
  • An opportunity to advance your career in a leading organisation with a team of experts!
  • Working with a great team in an environment that is supportive and collaborative.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • A competitive remuneration package based on experience.

What we are looking for:
  • Able to apply various network maintenance and civil construction testing and inspection techniques.
  • Practical understanding of the application of differing chipseal and asphalt treatments.
  • Practical understanding of pavement construction.
  • Practical understanding of the development and implementation of inspection and test plans.
  • Experience in maintaining accurate records and data management.
  • Able to conduct basic risk analysis applicable to construction operations.
  • Proficient computer skills to utilise the software required to undertake the role including Microsoft Office and specialised programmes.
  • Experience adhering to processes and systems, to ensure workload is effectively managed.
  • Be a 'Team Player' with excellent communication skills.

If you are looking for more than just a job - but a real career opportunity then don't delay, register your interest by applying today! Click Apply Now or apply online at using reference number 561784.

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.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.

Advertised: 13 Aug 2019 New Zealand Standard Time
Applications close: 08 Sep 2019 New Zealand Standard Time