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New Plymouth - Patrol Person

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 580078
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: New Plymouth
Categories: Maintenance, 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.

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.

We are one of the largest road infrastructure services businesses in New Zealand, maintaining over 32,000km of roading in New Zealand. We work hard and are proud of what we do – maintenance and repair of roads across the North Island. 

Enjoy the views of Mt Taranaki while hiking in the National Park or strolling along the coastal walkway. If walking isn’t for you New Plymouth is also known for their scenic beaches and contemporary art Museum!

What we offer:

  • Stability offered with minimum of 40 hours guaranteed
  • Competitive hourly rate plus overtime rates
  • Extensive training and development opportunities
  • Access to a range of company benefits and partnered discounts across insurance providers, retail and trade suppliers! 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a self-starter who truly embraces training and development.  On offer is a supportive team environment and excellent prospects for career growth within the successful Downer team. 

About the role:

As a Patrol Person, you’ll be responsible for undertaking programmed maintenance of our Roading Network carrying out routine and emergency maintenance for the safety of the public.

This role will be required to do:

  • Pothole repairs
  • Edge marker post replacement
  • Roadside rubbish collection
  • Attending motor vehicle accidents
  • Sign maintenance
  • Repairs and vegetation recording sealed pavement faults.
  • Low shoulder and edge break repairs
  • Other General Patrol person duties

You will be responsible for entering and closing off jobs in the JMS (RAMM) so a level of computer literacy is preferred.

About you:

  • Preferable to have previous experience in road maintenance, if not we are prepared to train you
  • Basic computer and phone literacy
  • Must be able to work unsupervised, must have initiative and good decision making skills
  • Reasonable level of fitness
  • A class 1 full New Zealand drivers licences required, but a class 2 license is preferred.

How to apply:
If this sounds like you? Do not delay! Seize the opportunity to secure your future with Downer APPLY NOW!

Visit and enter 580078 into the keyword search.

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 do not 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 would not be considered.


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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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