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Queenstown - Civil Construction Workers

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 573513
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Queenstown
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 Transport Services division here at Downer has a great track record for delivering a high standards of work across the Central Otago / Southland Region. We are looking for a number of reliable and motivated individuals interested in becoming part of our crew as Civil Construction Workers.

Perks of joining our team:

  • Stable working environment with full time hours guaranteed
  • Uniform and gear provided – Operate our well maintained and modern machinery
  • Extensive training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career; Development Days and First Aid Course etc.
  • Join a highly motivated, friendly and supportive team.

About the job:

As a construction worker you’ll be a part of a small collaborative team working together and depending on your skill set, no two days will look the same as we have a variety of work on offer. You could be working on bridges, retaining walls, road construction, 3 Waters works etc. You will spend your days operating a range of machinery including loaders, trucks, rollers, excavators, compactors and general labouring duties which can include concrete works, timber boxing and steel work. Essentially an all-rounder!

If you are physically fit and enjoy spending your days outdoors and on your feet, this could be the position for you. This is a Monday to Friday role, with occasional weekend work. Due to our varied nature of work and Central Otago / Southland combined construction division there will be some expectation of short term travel.

About you:

Along with a positive attitude and your commitment to safe worksite practises there are a few other essentials, but don’t stress if you don’t tick them all off, we are prepared to train you.

  • Class 2 Full New Zealand driver’s licence (WTR endorsements are desirable)
  • Comfortable operating a range of machinery (training can be provided)
  • Experience operating in the civil construction industry
  • Ability to work hands-on and unsupervised as well as within a team
  • A track record of being able to communicate with others in a clear and confident manner

 How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to, enter reference number 573513 and click “Apply Now” to register your interest.

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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