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Roadmarking Apprentice

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Apply Now angle-right Job no: 552880
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Dunedin
Categories: Trades, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Operations/Production, Facilities Management, 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.

Our Dower Roadmarking business is one of New Zealand's leading road marking service providers. Our Dunedin operation has an opening for a Road Marking Apprentice to learn the skills of an A/B Class Roadmarker and to be part of a dynamic team undertaking both the installation of new markings and maintenance markings throughout the region. 

The successful candidate will begin with assisting an Operator to learn the skills on the job, and become proficient in Traffic Management (another transferrable skill very much in demand).

We are interested in speaking with energetic candidates with the following skills and attributes:

  • A Class 1 (manual) licence
  • Comfortable working night shift
  • Able to manage a busy workload
  • A genuine interest in maintaining and caring for machinery
  • A commitment to Health & Safety
  • Have strong concentration and attention to detail
  • Be accurate, and have a pride in your work
  • Good communication skills

A DG endorsement is preferred however Downer may consider providing the training on these for the right candidate.

This position requires frequent time away from home as part of a team. Motel/hotel accommodation and all food is provided with some allowances.

Shift-work is part of the job but the compensation is a very good rate of pay.

What we offer:

  • Stable working environment
  • Guaranteed minimum of 40 hours per week, plus overtime and other benefits
  • Competitive remuneration
  • A real focus on a safe work environment
  • Modern, quality plant & equipment
  • Excellent career growth opportunities – this position is a stepping stone to becoming a Roadmarking Operator

This is a great opportunity to develop a skill that is transferable around the world and for you to work in a truly diverse operation. You will be working with a supportive management team who has a focus on training and development which gives excellent opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.

Please apply on-line at www.downercareers.co.nz using reference number 552880. 

Manual applications can also be made in person at Downer, 133 Main South Rd, Dunedin – please don’t forget to take your CV along with you.

We are WorkSAFE - all successful applicants will be required to undertake and pass pre-employment drug & medical testing.


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