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Broom Tractor Operator

  • Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

About the role:

Our Christchurch Sealing crew are currently looking for a Tractor Broom Operator to join the team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a busy team, in an important role, crucial to the success of the operation.

In this role you will responsible for sweeping the area in readiness for the chip sealing team to arrive on site to complete chip sealing jobs and follow up providing post construction sweeps where required. Your days will be busy, hands on ensuring effective planning, delivery and quality control. 

You will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, guaranteed minimum hours regardless of the weather, overtime rates and other penal rates, full protective clothing, all relevant industry training, PLUS the opportunity to progress in your career and a large range of employee benefits through local retailers. 

About you:

You’ll enjoy working hands on and getting amongst the action. Ideally, you’ll have had exposure to the civil or construction space. If you have experience in the sealing space, that would be a bonus!

Most importantly though- you’ll be a team player, happy to impart your knowledge onto other team members and be motivated. You’ll also be physically fit and enjoy working in the outdoors. Our crews do often travel too so you’ll be willing to spend some time away from home, compensated of course.

In addition to this, you’ll be:

  • Not afraid of putting in long hours on occasions
  • Keen and capable of learning new methodologies
  • Eager to progress your career and receptive to training and development opportunities

What Difference can Downer offer you?

Working for a progressive and stable organisation, Downer offers more than just the basics you'd expect from a large organisation. Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we’ve got you covered. Here’s just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you:

  • A competitive hourly remuneration package
  • Enjoy flexible working, as we take work-life balance so seriously we have a Flexible Working Policy
  • An employee recognition programme which celebrates and recognises our people
  • Career development opportunities & a dedicated personal development plan
  • All the tools of trade you need to perform successfully your role including PPE, clothing, and merch
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners - you will receive a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more
  • We also encourage our people to participate in community volunteering initiatives and pay for the time you spend helping to make our community better with Downer's volunteer leave
  • A Socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, that includes a Zero Harm tolerance

You will love being a part of the Downer lifestyle, come and see for yourself why, as we continue to build our future! Literally.

About us:

At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport Services business unit is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.

We are big picture people, operating under a model that pushes beyond the here and now. We design, build, and sustain the projects we work on, whilst also developing innovative solutions to the world’s leading issues around sustainability, where we are recognised as global leaders.

We remain at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people and having the courage to challenge the status quo. Our people are experts in their fields, influencing and shaping our future.  This is an exciting opportunity for you to join us as we continue to engineer and construct a better tomorrow for generations to come.

How to bring your Difference to Downer:

If you are interested in the work that we are doing to make New Zealand better and want to take your career to the future with us, then we want to hear from you. Hit the Apply Now button to fill out an application form and upload your CV. 

If you would like to learn more about us, the work that we are doing, and the difference we are making to the communities we work in then head to our website to find out more

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.

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