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Truck & Trailer Driver - Transport, Maintenance

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 583623
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Tauranga
Categories: Maintenance, Operations/Production

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.

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. The Transport Services division here at Downer has a great track record for delivering high standards of work across New Zealand and our Bay of Plenty crews are no exception to this. 
We are looking for an experienced Class 5 driver to join our team. Our work is based close to home and there is plenty of it! Ideally you will be someone who is willing to help young drivers develop in the industry and impart your experience.
About the job:
You will be operating our truck and trailers to transport equipment and cart materials to and from our sites for civil maintenance activities. You will be skilled to spread aggregates and you won’t be afraid to lend a helping hand when needed. You will be someone who sets a high standard for themselves, their crew, and their vehicle as a driver. 
About you:
Along with a positive attitude and your commitment to safe worksite practises, you will have a proven ability to ensure proper care, maintenance and operation of appropriate plant and equipment. You will also have:

  • Class 1 - 5 Full New Zealand driver’s licences
  • Be able to drive 18-speed road ranger gearboxes
  • Wheels, Tracks & Rollers (WTR) endorsement
  • Experience in transporting, loading and unloading machinery
  • Ability to work hands-on and unsupervised as well as within a team
  • Experience operating in the civil construction industry (desirable)

Perks of joining Downer: 
In return for your expertise, we commit to offering professional development through mentoring and on the job training and personal development through a range of Health and Wellbeing initiatives. Our top priority is our people - Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful, some of our perks include:

  • Stable employment with an industry leader
  • Modern machinery and a great team to work with
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Tools of trade provided including Downer uniform and all PPE gear provided
  • Access to a range of company benefits and partnered discounts including subsidised health insurance, retail specials, vehicle rentals, banking offers, free counselling services + 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 # 587694. 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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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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