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General Hand - Routine Maintenance Inspector

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Dunedin
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Trades, Maintenance, 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.

Downer is an internationally recognised force in the civil engineering industry.  Our people are committed to what we do and at Downer NZ we work together as a team to deliver on our promise to continue to be 'the number one supplier of infrastructure services in New Zealand

What we offer:

  • A great opportunity to gather maintenance experience and on the job training
  • Remuneration to reflect the skill and experience in the candidate, recognising the responsibility and living location
  • The opportunity to build your career with an organisation that has a company-wide focus on training and development

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring drainage structures are kept in compliance with the maintenance contract and that all work is carried to a high standard. You will programme the Mudtank cleaning operation ensuring all maintenance is carried out for all Mudtanks, identify potential risks and find appropriate solutions, monitor and record asbestos controls, work with Light Maintenance patrols, provide daily reports, ensure plant and equipment are well maintained and secure.  Equally important, being available at all times for call outs during the day and assisting road users during times of closures or emergencies

About you:

You will have a positive approach to everything you do and a willingness to learn. You are confident in dealing with challenges, you manage your time and work well in a team. You communicate well with others, and keep stakeholders informed.

Ideally you will have several years of experience in road maintenance or similar. You need to be qualified in the identification and rating of faults.  It is the person with the right attitude and ability to work unsupervised in this environment that is essential.

To be successful in this role we are looking for someone with the following attributes:

  • Someone demonstrates responsibility and ownership
  • Prefer a class 2 license as minimum but options considered
  • Team player who supports and actively works towards achieving the team goals

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.

You will be a key and valued member of our team; so if you are up for the challenge then please submit your application by applying online today through and entering #553902 into the keyword search.

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

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