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Foreperson Operator

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Paeroa
Categories: Trades, 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.

Our Paeroa based team is looking for a motivated Foreperson / Operator to be actively involved in the delivery of our maintenance contract to the Hauraki District Council.   You will also need to participate in the on-going development of our Paeroa team so it can deliver future projects.  The team is set, and with your skills and determination we will be able to take the Paeroa team to the next level.

This is a great opportunity to secure a leadership role within a diverse operation.  You will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, overtime and penal rates, full protective clothing and on-going training.  We would also provide you with the opportunity to progress and enhance your career.   So take the step towards making this career a reality.

About you:

  • A commitment to working safely
  • Experience in the civil infrastructure industry (maintenance, surfacing, construction, drainage)
  • Experience in team leadership preferred but essential
  • Traffic Control / STMS qualified preferred
  • Experience in People Management
  • A flexible work approach, as no two days are the same
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Wheels, Tracks and Roller (WTR) endorsements
  • Class 1 and 2 drivers licence needed, Class 4 and/or 5 would be useful

At Downer we offer:

  • A challenging role offering variety
  • A stable working environment
  • Full time hours guaranteed – minimum 40 hours per week
  • A supportive and collaborative team
  • A competitive remuneration package based on experience
  • Opportunity of career progression / enhancement

Match your loyalty, excitement, and passion for road infrastructure with ours and we will reward you with further training and development to enhance your knowledge and skills while advancing your career.

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.

Don't delay! Seize the opportunity to secure your future with Downer, APPLY NOW! Visit and search ref # 554758.

NOTE - 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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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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