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Driver Class 2 /4 - Auckland

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 590439
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Auckland
Categories: Operations/Production, 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 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. 

As a Driver Operator for one of the largest infrastructure business’ in New Zealand, you will be involved in exciting projects requiring you to pick up civil work, the operation of heavy machinery and preparation of sites.


About the job
You will be tasked with undertaking a range of civil activities, primarily supporting Maintenance work on roads, footpaths, kerb and channel, landscaping and asphalt chip sealing. You will operate plant including trucks, excavators and other heavy machinery as well as working hands on with tools.

If you are physically fit and enjoy spending your days outdoors and, on your feet,, this could be the position for you. This is a Monday to Friday role, with potential for overtime work on weekends.


About you:
With some experience operating civil machinery under your belt, you will be confident operating within a team and independently as required. You will be comfortable using machinery and hand tools to get the job done. You’ll also:

  • Have a Class 2 or 4 license with WTR endorsement (preferable)
  • NZQF level 2 or 3 qualification or at least one year of relevant experience
  • Enjoy working outdoors and keeping physically fit
  • Be reliable and hard working
  • Have a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Show commitment to safe work practises
  • Be flexible to pick up occasional weekend work and on-call shifts


Perks of joining Downer
A role with Downer can advance your career and expand your skills. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. We can also offer:

  • A stable working environment with a reliable employer
  • Pay range: $22.50 –$32.00 (negotiable on experience)
  • A Full time, permanent contract (40 hours per week guaranteed)
  • Extensive training and development opportunities
  • Uniform and safety gear provided
  • Access to a range of exclusive discounts from electricity to DIY, travel to tyres!


How to Apply:

If this role appeals to you and you tick most of the criteria above, then don't delay, we'd love to hear from you today!  Apply via and enter reference number 590439.

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 manages 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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