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Palmerston North - 2021 Construction Careers

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 574742
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Palmerston North
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.

Looking for an exciting new opportunity in 2021?

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long-term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

Who are we looking for?

We have the following skilled roles available in Palmerston North:

  • Class 5 Driver Operators
  • Skilled Excavator Operators
  • Grader Operators
  • Site Traffic Management Supervisors (STMS)

As the busy season has kicked in and we have plenty of work on offer. Our maintenance and construction crews in Palmerston North are focused on exciting times ahead as we expand our business and give back to our community. We have secured long term contracts in the region and we are looking for you to join us as we have a range of opportunities in construction and roading.

What’s in it for you?

A permanent position in a stable working environment, career growth within a large organisation and a supportive team atmosphere. We also offer:

  • Full Time hours (40 hours minimum) with overtime rates paid
  • Recognised industry leaders
  • Solid forward workload
  • Quality plant & equipment
  • Absolute focus on a safe work environment

About you:

You’ll be a team player and have experience in either of the following roles. You’ll couple this with:

  • Flexible in the hours you can work
  • Experience in construction and roading
  • A class 1 minimum full New Zealand drivers licence
  • Traffic Control tickets and/or STMS Level 1 qualifications
  • Have a safety first attitude

If you are looking for a role where you learn and grow with a close knit family while enjoying a work life balance, this could be the position for you!

How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 574742 apply.    

Otherwise visit our depots and fill in an application form and drop off your up to date resume:

Depot: 5 Valor Drive, Roslyn, Palmerston North 4478.

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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