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Leading Hand-Maintenance

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Nelson
Categories: 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.

The crew is all set, and we just need you to drive them! This could also be an opportunity for a current team member to step up into a leadership role.

You will be expected to be involved in planning, organising, directing and controlling activities and operations as both part of a crew and individually assigned tasks. This ‘hands on’ role will highlight your natural leadership skills whilst working alongside your team in the field.  

You will be expected to ensure that work is completed to the satisfaction of our customers and that all targets are met.

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
  • A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere
  • Excellent career growth opportunities
  • Training & Development Opportunities to help enhance your skills and advance your career

About you:

  • Previous practical experience – in all aspects of Asphalt paving, including machine operation
  • Team leadership skills and the ability to motivate and lead a team
  • High standard of workmanship
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A flexible work approach, as no two days are the same
  • Strong safety and quality focus

If you are keen, motivated and experienced, or have a genuine interest in a career in roading/civil infrastructure then we want to hear from you.

So don’t hesitate put your application forward to be considered for this role - APPLY NOW, by visiting and entering Ref# 560897 into the keyword search.

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

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.  

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