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Driver / Operator - Ngaruawahia

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Ngaruawahia
Categories: Health Safety & Environment, Operations/Production, 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 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Downer is New Zealand's leading provider of infrastructure services to public and private sectors. We are growing our business through delivering consistent service, excellence and results and through developing inspirational leadership with our people and customers. 

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!  Learn skills for life and become part of our strong community of Infrastructure professionals. 

Our Waikato District Alliance team based in Ngaruawahia is currently looking for a keen and eager trainee to join our drainage maintenance crew.  The successful applicant will be trained in operating roading machinery, so it is essential that you are mechanically-minded. 

Working with a team environment you will be self-motivated and possess a minimum of a full class 1 licence.  

About you 

  • We would like you to apply if you have 

  • Current drivers Licence (at least Class 1, but Class 2 and WTR would be helpful) 

  • Experience with traffic management (an advantage but not essential) 

  • An ability to work in a team on site or on your own 

  • Bring a positive attitude to the team 

  • You will have a focus on health and safety 

  • Ability to work on your own and in a team  

  • Physically fit and enjoy working in the outdoors 

  • Good time keeping 

  • Practical background 

  • Have a real interest in growing your career within the roading industry 

  • We want a team player who will take pride in their work. 

In return we offer 

  • Earn while you learn 

  • Get a career that will set you up for life 

  • Receive training and development from within the industry  

  • Excellent opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career. 

How to apply:  

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 582560 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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