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Emulsion Sprayer Operator

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 594460
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Auckland
Categories: Maintenance, 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.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in our diverse business.  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 provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of the trade you need to do your job. 


What we offer: 

  • Leadership Pathway Development Programs 
  • Dedicated Learning and Development team
  • We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements
  • A heavily subsidised membership to our Community Trust Partner that enables you and your family access to healthcare benefits, and discounted access to over 150-holiday homes in great locations across New Zealand.
  • Special rates and discounts through our partners across Healthcare, Gyms, Banking, and Insurance
  • Working for an organisation that not only works on building better stronger communities but within those communities; where we offer training and meaningful work, through our Corporate Social Outcomes team

The variety of work in this role will include local reseals, first coats, and maintenance patching around the region. 

About you:

Determined, proactive, energetic, passionate, ambitious and hard-working – these are just some of the qualities Downer looks for in the individuals who join their team. For individuals with a great attitude, this is the perfect environment to jump-start your career! An opportunity is now available for experienced Sprayer Operators to join our Sealing Team based in Auckland. This will be an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who is looking for the following things in a job:

We are looking for someone with: 

  • Class 4 License Class 5 advantageous. 
  • Experience in Chip sealing or Bitumen/Emulsion would be a significant advantage
  • Sprayer Operator experience
  • Mechanical/systems understanding and ability to succeed is vital
  • Excellent attitude, strong work ethics and clean and tidy/high presentation standards
  • Strong focus on Safety and Quality
  • Problem solving skills to solve daily challenges
  • Basic computer skills
  • Candidates must be able to have flexibility with working hours to meet the job requirements

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 594460 or reach out to our recruitment team at or call 0800877327 for more information.

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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