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Roadmarking Operator - trainee or experienced

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 584052
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Invercargill
Categories: Trades, 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.

Our Invercargill operation has an opening for a Road Marking Apprentice to learn the skills of an A/B type Road marker or an operator that already has these skills. You will be part of a dynamic team undertaking both the installation of new markings and maintenance. The work we do ensures the safety of road crews, motorists and the public. This is a great opportunity to develop a skill that is transferable around the world and for you to work in a truly diverse operation.

About the role:

This role will reward your attention to detail, precision, and desire to see your work completed to the highest standard as every road user will be relying on it.

You’ll be keen, eager, willing to learn and prepared to be in an honest day’s work and in return we offer:

  • A rewarding hourly rate
  • Full time hours (40 hours per week with over time available)
  • Excellent opportunities for training and career progression – this is just the start!
  • Work alongside a friendly and hardworking team
  • Job Security!
  • Opportunities for further training in all aspects of Roadmarking.

About you:

Along with your positive attitude there are a few essentials, but don’t stress too much if you don’t tick them all off, we are prepared to train you!

  • Ideally you are experienced in the operation and maintenance of A or B type road marking machines
  • A genuine interest in maintaining and caring for machinery
  • Class 1 full New Zealand drivers’ licence with the ability to handle manual vehicles
  • Class 2 licence would also be beneficial
  • Must be physically fit, energetic and self-motivated
  • Clear communication skills with the ability to communicate with stakeholders (written and verbal)

Overall, you should be health and safety conscious, Flexible to work rostered shifts including nights and weekends, have strong concentration and attention to detail. Be accurate, and have a pride in your work.

How to apply?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 584052 to apply.     

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.

Advertised: New Zealand Standard Time
Applications close: New Zealand Daylight Time

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