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Traffic Management Operatives / Traffic Controllers

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 582728
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Mt Maunganui, Tauranga
Categories: Trades, Health Safety & Environment, Maintenance, Operations/Production, 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 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Our Traffic Management division is one of New Zealand's leading Traffic Management Service Providers and we're on the lookout for experienced Traffic Controllers / Traffic Management Operatives to join our growing traffic management team based in Tauranga! You’ll be part of a leading organisation, with an excellent career path and development opportunities.

Are you good with directions, signs and enjoy being outdoors? This could be the perfect opportunity for you.

As a Downer Traffic Management Operative (formerly known as a Traffic Controller), you will assist with Temporary Traffic Management under the direction of a Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS). Ultimately you will work to ensure the safety of your crew and the general public through clear and accurate direction of traffic.

As a core member of the team, you’ll help with sign and cone placement and pack down, conduct stop/go direction activity, pick up driver duties and assist with general tasks to help the crew achieve daily project plans.

This is a Full-Time, Permanent role where you’re guaranteed 40 hours of work across Monday – Friday (with occasional weekends) based from our Tauriko, Tauranga depot. 

Ultimately, we are looking for individuals who are willing to learn and develop a career with Downer. Along with your outgoing attitude and commitment to safe workplace practices, you will have a Full NZ Drivers License, be physically fit, and be confident communicating with the public. It’s preferred that you’ll hold a Traffic Management Cert or Warrant but training is on offer for the right candidates.

Perks & Benefits
Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive pay rate, the tools of trade required to deliver the excellence we are known for, and a whole lot of extras such as merch, clothing, boots, PPE.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, which includes Zero Harm. You will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry-leading and your career opportunities limitless in an organisation the size of ours.

Because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners. You will receive extensive discounts and perks across a huge number of sought-after multinational brands, think banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more! 

Come and join our team of 10,000!
Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site or apply & check out our other great opportunities at reference #582728. If you want a little more info before you hit apply, drop in to your local depot or email

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


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