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Quality Assurance Technician - Chip Sealing

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Tauranga
Categories: Quality, 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.

Our Transport Services division is booming and growing at a rapid pace. To keep up with demand, we have a Tauranga based Full Time, Permanent role available as an Quality Assurance Technician for our Chip Sealing crew, where you will accurately record and meet quality objectives across current and upcoming contracts.

What does a Quality Assurance Technician do at Downer?
Ultimately, you will ensure material, construction and safety compliance along with seamless communication and reporting to management, but let’s dig deeper:

  • Ensure that Contract Quality Plans, ITP and other relevant documentation meets the contract specification requirements – providing information to manage quality issues on site.
  • Completion of quality assurance and control documentation including Data Dockets, Spray Sheets, Weather Data, RAMM data and DJR’s etc.
  • Manages weather related conditions such as road temperature, humidity and air temperature to assist with better management of site activities
  • Calculate and control material quantities to ensure compliance with customer requirements
  • Communicate results of findings and highlight quality/compliance issues with Contract Engineer/Foreperson as they arise
  • Support, implement and adhere to H&S policies and procedures.

You will need to:  

  • Have demonstrated interest/experience in maintaining accurate records and data management
  • Hold exposure to chip seal or surfacing operations (beneficial)
  • Be able to conduct basic risk analysis applicable to construction operations
  • Be a ‘Team Player’ with excellent communication skills
  • Have a good understanding of mathematics as applicable to surfacing operations/construction
  • Have experience loading data accurately and on time as per Departments specifications.
  • Hold an engineering qualification (desirable but not essential) 

Benefits of joining our team:

A role with Downer New Zealand can advance your career and expand your skillset. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team, working in a collaborative environment as well as;

  • Access to a range of corporate discounts and benefits including offers of insurance, counselling services, gym memberships and retail discounts etc.
  • A supportive team environment where you’re trusted and given the tools to deliver and excel in your career.
  • Uniform, PPE and tools of trade provided

How to apply:

If you are looking for more than just a job – but a real career opportunity. Don't delay, register your interest by applying on-line today! Apply online at search for reference 581662. Alternately, drop in to your local Downer depot and drop off your resume.

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.

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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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