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Roadmarking Assistants Dunedin

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 589526
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Dunedin
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), 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.

About the role:

Our Otago Roadmarking crew is rapidly growing with plenty of stimulating projects to work on. We have an exciting opportunity for Roadmarking Assistants to join the dedicated, and supportive Dunedin based team.

Whether you are experienced in the Roadmarking field or are a complete newbie to the industry, this is your opportunity to get your foot in the door with New Zealand's leading Infrastructure provider. You will be a part of a dynamic and supportive team committed to building our future (as well as your career!) by making New Zealand better! The time to join Downer is now.

The work we do ensures the safety of our roads for all it’s users. This is a great opportunity to develop skills that are recognised around the world and unimpacted by a global pandemic.

As a Roadmarking Assistant at Downer, you will be a part of a team that designs, builds, and maintains 25,000kms worth of roads in Aotearoa. 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.

This is a permanent, full time position, primarily working Monday – Friday however, flexibility to undertake night, weekend, and working away from home duties from time to time may be required.   

About you:

With your reliability, positive attitude, and commitment to championing safe work practices, you will also bring with you:

  • Experience in the industry (ideal but not essential)
  • A commitment to maintaining and caring for our machinery
  • A Full Class 1 New Zealand drivers’ License with the ability to drive a manual vehicle (a Class 2 License would also be beneficial)
  • You will be flexible to work rostered shifts including nights and weekends
  • This is a labouring role and will require someone who has a good level of fitness


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:

  • A competitive hourly rate, full time hours (80 hours per fortnight guaranteed) with over time available if you want it - we’ll even pay you if we’re rained out!
  • Working conditions that give you a work - life balance and job security
  • An employee recognition programme which celebrates and recognises our people
  • Career development opportunities & a dedicated personal development plan
  • All the tools of trade you need to perform successfully your role including clothing and merch
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners - you will receive a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more!
  • We also encourage our people to participate in community volunteering initiatives and pay for the time you spend helping to make our community better with Downer's volunteer leave!
  • A Socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, that includes a Zero Harm tolerance

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.

About us:

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

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.


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