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Water Service Person

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 558166
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Te Anau
Categories: Water

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 New Zealand is the largest private sector water services provider in New Zealand, and is responsible for maintaining and operating the water and wastewater assets in the Southland District. 

We currently have an opening for a Water Service Person to join our busy team responsible for maintaining the water network assets in the Northern Southland area.  You will be working as part of a dedicated utilities maintenance team delivering the most efficient and quality driven service to our clients.  Your key duties will include Water and Wastewater reticulation operational duties, including routine and planned maintenance of urban and rural water supplies. You will work within a committed team to collectively ensure our client's long term goals are reached within the capabilities of the reticulation networks.

Qualifications and experience;

  • National certificate in Water Reticulation (Level 3 or 4) (or working towards relevant qualification) or have a relevant engineering, mechanical or water trade qualification or experience.
  • Experience in water, wastewater, storm water maintenance &/or construction.
  • Full New Zealand Class 1 Driver Licence essential and Class 2 Driver Licence preferred.
  • WTR endorsements with Excavator experience working around services preferred.
  • 100% commitment to health and safety.

To be considered for this role you need to be adaptable and flexible in your work approach as one week in three or four will be on call with a strong customer service focus.

To apply for the role  using job reference 558166.

The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical. 

Advertised: New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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