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Road Marking Assistant

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 581001
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Hamilton
Categories: Trades, Maintenance, Quality, 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.

Our Road Marking division are proud to be leading a range of projects maintaining and enhancing road markings on roads, bridges and pathways across New Zealand. We currently require a reliable and motivated Road Marking Assistant to help us deliver to these assignments, based out of our Te Rapa, Hamilton depot.

About the job:
You will primarily support our road marking crew of category A or category B Type Operators who carry out long life marking and reflective pavement marking (RPM) installation.  You will also conduct STMS duties including site setup, maintaining traffic control, plating and other maintenance work as assigned.

You will be responsible for ensuring efficient and safe use of materials, supplies and equipment. Supporting the Downer Zero Harm culture, you will implement and adhere to H&S policies and procedure. You will also maintain positive relationships with customers, crews and the general public.

The role requires both night and day shift work, so the ability and willingness to work to a roster is essential.

Perks of joining our team:

This is an excellent opportunity to train and develop your career further with Downer - All assistants are employed on the basis that they will eventually progress to A and/or B type Road Marking operators. On the job supervision and training will be provided by our team of industry experts. We also offer:

  • A Full time, permanent contract (40 hours paid per week, guaranteed)
  • A competitive pay rate with uniform and PPE gear supplied
  • Access to a range of corporate discounts and benefits including offers of subsidised insurance, gym memberships, retail discounts and free counselling services etc.
  • A supportive team environment where you’re trusted and given the tools to deliver and excel in your career.

About you:

You will be a team player who is motivated by achieving goals collectively. We’re seeking someone with the willingness to commit to on the job learning and training opportunities. You will also have:

  • Full Class 1 New Zealand Drivers licence
  • Experience in or a keen interest in civil construction & roading
  • STMS L1 Certification
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure with good problem solving skills
  • Have excellent verbal and written language skills and have the confidence to put forward ideas for productivity and quality improvements

How to apply:
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to, enter reference number
581001 and click “Apply Now” to register your interest.

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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