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Driver Operator (Maintenance) - Taupo

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 584151
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Taupo
Categories: 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 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. 

We are now recruiting for keen and motivated Driver/Operators to join the Downer team working in Taupo. These roles will involve driving and operating a variety of civil machinery; as well as performing day to day labouring duties.  

We offer competitive pay rates and extensive training and development opportunities to help you enhance your skills and advance your career.


About you:

You must hold appropriate licences; Minimum Class 2, Class 4 and W, T, R endorsements

  • Be motivated and have a great positive attitude
  • Have a good level of fitness
  • Be able to work up to 6 days per week
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Have a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Show commitment to safe work practices

Ultimately, we are looking for someone who has a great attitude and has pride in their workmanship; if you think you can tick all the boxes we are looking for then please register your interest!


Downer Benefits:

  • A competitive remuneration package & ongoing, permanent employment
  • A supportive culture and a great working environment
  • Excellent opportunities for future growth and development
  • A strong focus on a Zero Harm culture
  • Access to a range of company benefits and partnered discounts including subsidised health insurance, retail specials, vehicle rentals, banking offers, free counselling services + more! 


 How to apply for this role:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 584151 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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