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Network Inspector

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 563935
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Auckland
Categories: Maintenance, Operations/Production, Facilities Management, 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.

As Network Inspector you will be based at our Penrose depot in Auckland and be working for both the Contract Engineer and Contract Manager providing support. 

As a market leader in infrastructure and engineering services, Downer understands and recognises the contribution employees make to the success of our business. As such, you will work autonomously doing inspections for the Auckland Central Maintenance Contract which includes assessments of roads, foot paths, kerb & channel, street signs, street furniture etc.  Ultimately you will inspect and where you find faults you will log defects, assist with treatment selection, oversee the repairs to close out and deliver on our contract requirements.

You will form part of a team engaged in providing transport services in all types of civil engineering and road corridor maintenance.

To simplify on a day-to-day basis you will be:

  • Inspecting road corridor assets, record all faults defects and propose suitable solutions
  • Ensure all operations meet Health & Safety requirements 
  • Identify risks and make corrective actions where required
  • Auditing completed work with a focus on quality
  • Assisting in the development of maintenance programmes
  • Providing support to field staff on field programming tools such as Pocket RAMM.

In return we offer:

  • Variety – No two days will be the same and you will get a good understanding of the network
  • Interaction - Opportunity to work with a diverse group of people including the public
  • Customer satisfaction as we are providing much needed services to communities
  • Downer has a company wide focus on training and development which gives excellent opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career
  • A competitive remuneration package including company vehicle
  • Stable, supportive and collaborative working environment
  • Working for a leading organisation and the opportunity to work amongst a team of experts

To be successful in this role it is essential that you have the following:

  • A proven track record in network inspection and fault identification/treatment selection preferably in the maintenance/roading industry.
  • Show willingness/provide solutions to assist with a “continual improvement” philosophy.
  • Organized and systematic approach to working environment
  • Strong planning and time management skills a must.
  • Ability to utilise the tablet and RAMM Software
  • A positive/proactive work ethic – you need to be self-disciplined as you will work unsupervised
  • Full clean, class 1 driver’s licence essential

At Downer NZ we're inspired by challenge and the chance to create a better future. Our people share a passion for excellence and the desire to inspire others.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, the please put an application forward online by clicking Apply Now or heading to using reference number 563935

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

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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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