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Roadmarking Assistant - Oamaru

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Work type: Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Oamaru
Categories: Trades, 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 Road Marking division are proud to be leading a range of projects maintaining and enhancing road markings on roads, bridges and pathways around the Oamaru. We require a Road Marking Assistant to help us deliver to these assignments. We are looking for a reliable and motivated individual to join our Road marking team.

About the job:
Based out of Oamaru, you will be a reliable and motivated individual with an eye for detail and a readiness to get stuck in to support your team. You will be responsible for:

You will play an essential part of our close-knit road marking crew as you support the road marking operator. You may be required to operate the pilot vehicle and load product, you’ll be carrying out labouring duties from placing signs and cones. The role will require administration duties where you communicate with the team in both a written and verbal manner over radios and other systems. You will have traffic management duties, identify hazards and run quality assurance checks. This is a fixed term role with a potential to go permanent in the future. 

About you:
You will be a team player who is motivated by achieving goals collectively. You will also:

  • Hold a STMS 1 certificate would be preferred but not essential
  • You will hold a minimum Class 1 full New Zealand drivers’ licence with the ability to operate a manual vehicle (our vehicles are not automatic sorry)!
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • An interest or experience in civil construction / roading
  • Have excellent verbal and written language skills and have the confidence to put forward ideas for productivity and quality improvements
  • Have a willingness to commit to on the job learning and training opportunities to develop your skillset and career.

The perks:

  • Good working conditions and a rewarding pay rate in a friendly and professional environment
  • Opportunities for training and development for those that work hard
  • Get paid to travel around Otago and Southland with your crew
  • Zero harm work environment

How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 584054 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.

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Applications close: New Zealand Daylight Time

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