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Drainlayer - Queenstown

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 586716
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Alexandra, Cromwell, Queenstown, Wanaka
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Trades, Construction, Water

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.

With a large pipeline of forward works and a quickly growing regionally based team, we see this as an excellent time to join the business.

About the role:

You will work within our Central Otago/Southland team to deliver a range of infrastructure drainage & reticulation works. You will have an interest in the following type of capital works; construction of water, wastewater and stormwater reticulation upgrades, backflow prevention and testing to meet contract specification. You will also have a strong focus on quality, health & safety and demonstrate attributes of being a team player who likes working as part of a high performing team.

About you:

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • A current Drain laying or reticulation serviceperson qualification
  • Positive can do attitude and commitment to Zero Harm
  • Strong focus on quality of work and documentation
  • Minimum 2 years’ civil construction experience, preferably involved in water, wastewater and storm water 
  • Experience in the operation of plant – Class 2, WTR
  • Traffic Management qualifications preferred but not essential
  • Experience with PE and/or PVC pipe installation methods - PE Welding certificate a bonus
  • Self-motivated team player

In return we offer:

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career in a progressive organisation. For the right candidate we are prepared to invest in developing your skills and qualifications in this area - whether it be water reticulation or drain laying, so if you're up for the challenge then register your interest - apply today!

To apply visit our website and search for reference 586716

The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical.  

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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