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Asphalt Paving Operator

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Dunedin
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.

Now is the time to join a stable, steady infrastructure and construction business, with a promising looking horizon!

Our people are committed to what we do and at Downer NZ we work together as a team to deliver on our promise to continue to be 'the number one’ supplier of infrastructure services in New Zealand. We are currently looking for an Asphalt Paving Operative to join us in Dunedin.

What do we offer?

  • Working conditions that give you a work - life balance, job security, and a rewarding hourly rate
  • Full time (40 hours per week plus overtime) + Benefits
  • Modern, quality plant & equipment
  • Excellent opportunities for further training and career progression to those who work hard.

About the role:

In this role you will be assisting the asphalt paving and construction crews carrying out general asphalt paving duties, along with operating the relevant plant and machinery to provide a quality product. You will be based in Dunedin, but you will have the opportunity to perfect your craft and visit other regions in the lower South Island including Queenstown and Invercargill. There will be a variety of day, night and weekend work as the summer months are utilised in full to ensure completion of our busy programmes.

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

About you:

Along with your positive attitude and your ability to work in a team there are a few essentials to what we are looking for:

  • A Class 2 Full New Zealand drivers licence (WTR endorsements are beneficial)
  • Preferred experience in a roading/construction environment
  • Strong focus on Health and Safety
  • Great communication and relationship building skills.
  • Enjoy physical activity and are fit, energetic and self-motivated. 

How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 568294 to apply.    

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and 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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