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Labourers - Bay of Plenty, Transport

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 584759
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Hamilton, Mt Maunganui, Rotorua, Taupo, Tauranga
Categories: Trades, Maintenance, 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.

Downer remains at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people and building better, stronger communities. Here’s your chance to join the Downer Transport team, where we take pride in upgrading roads, pathways and connections throughout the Bay of Plenty region. Opportunities within our Construction, Maintenance and Paving crews.

About the job
Futureproofing Cameron road is a long term project on which you will be exposed to every discipline of civil construction and have a great ‘foot in the door’ opportunity to pursue a career in the discipline that excites you the most. In this initial role you will be involved in the general operation of hand tools, trucks, and machinery as well as day-to-day manual labouring duties on site. You will be responsible for:

  • Helping with safe site setup for your crew and the general public
  • Ensuring efficient use of materials, supplies and equipment
  • Working as part of a cohesive team to deliver to projects
  • Being open and willing to develop your skill set and advance your career

These are full-time, permanent roles working across Monday – Friday with occasional weekend & night work. You are guaranteed 40 hours each week.

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 comfortable taking direction. Training is on offer for candidates with the right attitude!

Perks of joining Downer
This is your chance to join an industry leader experiencing huge growth across the region, and country! Downer is committed to supporting our people’s development whilst delivering exceptional results for our clients and communities. We’re proud to offer:

  • A clear career pathway – our Labourers can go on to become Drivers, Operators, QA Techs, Lead Hands etc. etc.
  • Work in Tauranga, a thriving city (especially over Summer), where you have access to great beaches, fishing, nightlife and more!
  • Rewarding pay with the addition of penal rates
  • A supportive team environment where you’re trusted and given the tools to deliver and excel in your career.
  • Access to a range of corporate discounts and benefits including subsidised health insurance, retail discounts and much 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 #584759. 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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