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Minor Works Coordinator

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 584873
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Lower Hutt
Categories: Trades, 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 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Downer New Zealand has a proud history that can be traced back to 1870, and today we are NZ’s leading provider of integrated services.  Our commitment is building long-term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions.  The key to our success is our people who, on a day-to-day basis, they stand and deliver the company's core values of Excellence, Courage, Collaboration & Integrity across a diverse landscape of markets. We are proud of what we do, and that we support the well-being of the communities we work, live, and play in.

About the role:

Downer Power and Gas is a leading provider of end-to-end services, providing design, construction & maintenance solutions for Power & Gas distribution network owners.  Experiencing business success with strong project pipelines, we have a need for a number of great people to join our team.  Committed to meeting the highest regulatory standards we are aligned with some of NZ’s largest networks, covering up to 30,000kms.

As the key support for the Operational team, based in Lower Hutt, you will be influential in ensuring accurate and timely documentation to ensure invoicing, JDE and Work in Progress is managed to appropriate levels in the Lower Hutt region. This fast paced, variety filled role will see you also providing support for your team and the greater Downer Power and Gas business. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring materials, and equipment are managed effectively and efficiently
  • Purchase orders are raised with suppliers/contractors prior to delivery
  • Monitoring of overall work order accuracy and reconciliation
  • Work order statuses in JDE accurately reflect the current status
  • Ensure the procurement and stores function runs effectively and efficiently. 

About you:

Previous experience within an operations/industrial environment would be ideal as this role will see you responsible for many different areas within the branch. Offering first-rate organisational skills, you will also be able to offer:

  • Experience in Stores & Procurement or related function desirable
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office, intermediate Excel skills
  • JD Edwards experience preferred
  • Electricity distribution network experience desirable
  • Proven ability to pick up a variety of new systems quickly
  • Full Drivers’ Licence - Current driver’s license (applicable classes – F/OSH endorsement, class 2 preferred)
  • Physical stamina to carry out manual work

You will commonly be described as having initiative, “get up and go” and the confidence to ask the questions needed to get the job done.  This is undeniably an operational environment so a down to earth, unflappable nature with a demonstrated ability to think on your feet when the unexpected happens, with a smile, will fit in well. 

As a natural relationship builder, you will also be skilled at communicating effectively with a variety of people to get what you need to meet your deadlines. 

What we offer:

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in our diverse business. The environment is challenging and rewarding. We offer the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. We offer a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, and our focus for our people is training and development, so this gives excellent opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.   

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 584873 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. 

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