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Concrete Placer

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 573050
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Palmerston North
Categories: Health Safety & Environment, Construction, Civil Engineering

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 12,000 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.

Busy season has kicked in and we have plenty of work on offer. Our Palmerston North team is focused on the exciting times as we expand our business.

The perks:

  • A stable and fun working environment
  • Guaranteed hours (40 hours per week plus overtime)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities to grow your career within Downer
  • Operate our well maintained modern machinery, we will provide you with PPE

The role:

You will be part of a motivated concrete crew where you will be assisting with excavation, installing formwork, steel reinforcing, placing and finishing concrete, operating and maintaining plant and machinery as required and other general duties within the crew.

About you:

If you have the background or a keen interest in construction or concreting, this could be the position for you. You will also bring with you:

  • Class 1 – full New Zealand driver’s licence
  • You will ideally have a background working in concrete
  • A great work ethic – you’ll be part of a hardworking and motivated team
  • The right attitude - this is a great opportunity to be trained as a Concrete Worker - a highly regarded skill in New Zealand!

How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 573050 to apply.     

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 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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Applications close: New Zealand Daylight Time

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