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Traffic Controller / Traffic Management Operative

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 581391
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Tauranga
Categories: Health Safety & Environment, Maintenance, 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 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. At Downer, Traffic Management offers a variety of career opportunities ranging from entry level operational roles to more technical roles specialising in the design and development of Traffic Management Plans. Our Traffic Management teams are dedicated to providing exceptional service to our clients and the general public whilst maintaining a Zero Harm environment.

About the job:
As a Downer Traffic Controller in Tauranga, you will assist with Temporary Traffic Management under the direction of a Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS). You will play an essential role in the safety of our operational staff and the community during Construction and Maintenance activities through clear and accurate direction of traffic. You will also:

  • Help with sign and cone placement and pack down
  • Assist with stop/go directing
  • Pick-up driver duties
  • Assist with general tasks to help your crew achieve project plans and targets

This is a permanent, full time position, primarily working Monday – Friday however flexibility to pick up occasional night shifts, weekend work and on-call shifts is required.

About you:
Along with a positive attitude and an interest in developing a career with Downer, you will also:

  • Hold a Full Class 1 New Zealand Drivers licence
  • Preferably hold a current Traffic Management Qualification E.g. Traffic Controller / Traffic Management Operative warrant
  • Come from a similar background in civil construction, roading or maintenance
  • Preferably have some knowledge of Temporary Traffic Management allowing you to follow and promote CoPTTM compliance, but this can be trained
  • Have excellent communication skills and be comfortable providing direction to your crew and the public

Benefits of joining Downer:
This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a leading company who have the strongest footprint in Infrastructure around New Zealand. We offer:

  • Job security in a permanent role, with a reliable employer
  • Full time employment with a minimum of 40 hours pay guaranteed
  • Extensive training and development opportunities
  • We provide all you need to hit the ground running including uniform and PPE gear
  • The opportunity to travel and see the outstanding scenic regions New Zealand has to offer
  • Access to a range of company benefits including subsidised insurance, gym memberships, retail discounts, free counselling services and more!

How to apply?
If you enjoy the outdoors and working with a solid team, this could be the perfect next step for you! Visit, enter 581391 into the keyword search and register your interest!  Alternately, drop in your CV to your local depot today!

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.

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