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Maintenance Patrol Person

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 591362
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Silverdale
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Maintenance, Operations/Production, 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.

The Downer Transport Services division is proudly supporting the Wainui and surrounding network infrastructure by maintaining and improving roads and pathways. Our Maintenance Patrol Crews will support the region on smaller maintenance initiatives and urgent repair work across the district. This is a great opportunity to join a reputable company that looks after its people.

About the role
Based from our Auckland Wainui depot, you will be responsible for patrolling designated roads and conducting routine and emergency maintenance to ensure the safety of the public. Your day to day tasks will include:

  • Pothole repairs of both sealed and unsealed roads
  • Clearing of vegetation
  • Clearing obstructions from carriageway, footpaths, and drainage systems
  • Cleaning and maintaining culvert inlets and outlets as well as roadside furniture
  • Maintain accurate asset information in RAMM as required to GDC/NZTA specifications
  • Road Signs Installation and Repair
  • After hours emergency response

About you
Holding several years’ experience within road maintenance and a passion for public safety is important in this role. You will be self-motivated to respond appropriately to urgent and hazardous jobs and able to work efficiently while unsupervised. You will also:

  • Preferably Hold a current Class 2 Drivers Licence
  • Be qualified in the identification and rating of faults
  • Able to take initiative and be confident in decision making and problem-solving
  • Available to respond to after-hours call outs when rostered
  • Confident in communicating with the public and management
  • Show commitment to a Zero Harm environment

What's on offer?
A role with Downer New Zealand can advance your career and expand your skill set. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team, working in a collaborative environment. We also offer:

  • Leadership Pathway Development Programs 
  • Dedicated Learning and Development team
  • We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements
  • A heavily subsidised membership to our Community Trust Partner that enables you and your family access to healthcare benefits, and discounted access to over 150-holiday homes in great locations across New Zealand.
  • Special rates and discounts through our partners across Healthcare, Gyms, Banking, and Insurance
  • Working for an organisation that not only works on building better stronger communities but within those communities; where we offer training and meaningful work, through our Corporate Social Outcomes team

How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 591362 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 manages 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 Standard Time

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