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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.
About the role
Downer are proud to have a variety of exciting construction projects in the pipeline and are on the hunt for an experienced Excavator Operator to join our rapidly growing, dedicated, and supportive Christchurch crew. With a variety of forward work planned, you will get to grow your skill set whilst also having a good time with the team.
You will enjoy spending your work days outdoors, work regular hours with the occasional call out, and you don't mind imparting your knowledge to the younger crews. Your days will include:
You will be a part of a team that designs, builds, and maintains 25,000 kms worth of roads in Aotearoa New Zealand. With over 150 years of projects and knowledge under our belts, our position is strong, and our vision is innovative and future focused (just like your career once you join us). We are building sustainable communities that you can be proud to say that you have been a part of producing.
Downer offers more than just the basics you'd expect from a large organisation. Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we’ve got you covered. Here’s just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you:
You will love being a part of the Downer lifestyle, come and see for yourself why we are the crème de la crème of employers as we continue to build our future! Literally.
It is essential that you have strong experience operating Excavators (1.5T - 20T) within the roading / civil construction industry – particularly in rail, drainage, earthworks, and 3-waters projects.
You will have an organised and systematic approach to your work and take pride in your delivery. This is a great opportunity to display your all-rounder skills and develop expertise in other areas. You will also:
At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport Services business unit is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.
We are big picture people, operating under a model that pushes beyond the here and now. We design, build, and sustain the projects we work on, whilst also developing innovative solutions to the world’s leading issues around sustainability, where we are recognised as global leaders.
We remain at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people and having the courage to challenge the status quo. Our people are experts in their fields, influencing and shaping our future.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference by joining us as we continue to build a better tomorrow for generations to come.
How to bring your Difference to Downer
If you are interested in the work that we are doing to make New Zealand better and want to take your career to the future with us, then we want to hear from you. Hit the Apply Now button to fill out an application form and upload your CV.
If you would like to learn more about us, the work that we are doing, and the difference we are making to the communities we work in then head to our website to find out more https://www.downergroup.com/case-studies
Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.
Advertised: 19 May 2022 New Zealand Standard Time
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