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Asphalt Paver Operators / Surfacing Crew (Wellington)

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellington
Categories: Trades, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Operations/Production, Facilities Management, Construction

As a market leader in infrastructure and engineering services, Downer understands and recognises the contribution employees make to the success of our business.

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.

The Downer NZ business is booming.  With the construction growth in the North Island and a heavy workload in the South Island it’s the perfect time to join our already successful and growing business.

Downer NZ has undergone significant growth in the last 5 years, making us one of New Zealand’s largest players.  We have an already strong team, with a huge pipeline of work which makes us a very attractive employer in this labour tight market.

What we offer:

  • Stable working environment
  • Guaranteed minimum of 40 hours per week, plus overtime and other benefits
  • A real focus on a safe work environment
  • Modern, quality plant & equipment
  • Excellent career growth opportunities

About you:

You will be undertaking the preparation, laying, and finishing of asphalt pavements and patches.  You will be working with a range of asphalt mixes, undertaking predominantly hand-lay work.  You will be an all-rounder, with a good eye for detail, strong machinery and plant operator skills.

In addition to your proven asphalt surfacing experience you will also:

  • Have a great work ethic
  • Be physically fit, as the job requires hands on activities such as: shoveling, digging, lifting, periods of walking, standing and bending
  • Have a proven track record in the operation of sealing plant and machinery is essential, along with the appropriate licences: Class 1, 2, and W, T, R endorsements or the ability to obtain these
  • Be able to work under pressure, where time is of the essence
  • Have a strong regard for working safely
  • Have great communication skills & able to work well within a team

The role will also involve shift and weekend work, and overnight stays in other regions.

In return we offer competitive pay rates and extensive training and development opportunities to help you enhance your skills and advance your career! We are looking for someone who has a great attitude and has pride in their work. If this sounds like you then register your interest at reference 549143.

This is a great time to join the Downer team and take the next step in your career with an organisation committed to the lifelong development of our people. 

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test & medical.

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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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