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Driver Operator - Hanmer Springs

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Christchurch
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.

As a successful Driver Operator you will be involved in general operating of truck/machinery and labouring duties within our small team.  You will be responsible for ensuring all plant equipment is present, serviced, maintained and operated in a professional, safe and efficient manner that complies with all relevant legislation, regulation and policy, and achieves agreed productivity and quality targets.

Ideally you will reside in the area of Hanmer Springs, be a reliable hard working individual, that shows commitment to safe work practices. You will have a great attitude that has pride in their work and wants to be part of this fantastic but small team. 

So what do we offer:

  • Stable working environment
  • Permanent Full time role with hours guaranteed – minimum 40 hours per week with paid overtime and other benefits
  • Vehicle – to drive you to and from site
  • A real focus on a safe working environment including personal protective equipment’s being provided
  • Extensive training and development opportunities to help enhance your skills and advance your career
  • A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere
  • Opportunity to grow and enhance your career!

About you:

  • A minimum of Class 1
  • W T R ideally, but if not, for the right candidate we’re prepared to pay to get it
  • Experience in operating a variety of civil machinery is advantageous
  • Proven work history with experience in civil infrastructure
  • Work well in a team environment, but can work well alone when required

If you have read this far then there is a good chance that this is the role for you, so what's stopping you, come join an awesome team in a great location? 

Seize the opportunity to secure your future with Downer and apply now! Visit  and search job number 561083.

As a WorkSAFE environment all successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical. 

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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Applications close: New Zealand Daylight Time

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