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Class 2 Labourer/Chip Runner

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

About the role 

With over 150 years of projects and knowledge under our belts, our vision is innovative and future focused. We are building sustainable communities that you can be proud to say that you have been a part of producing.

Our Sealing division is highly respected and has a great track record for delivering a high standard of work. The Labourer/Chip Runner works within crews on a day to day basis, conducting site works and activities in accordance with project plans. Your day to tasks will include: 

  • General labouring activities assisting your crew
  • Acting as a spotter for our Chip spreading truck
  • Running chip through adjusting the application, and manually spreading chip if required
  • Following health and safety standards and procedures

About you

Ideally, you’ll have proven experience and exposure to sealing with a genuine interest in the civil infrastructure industry. You'll also have:

  • A Full Class 1 - Licence required.
  • A Full Class 2 - preferred but not essential
  • The ability to work hands-on as a team player
  • Good timekeeping skills – punctuality and reliability is key!
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the confidence to communicate with your crew and the public
  • A high level of physical fitness as you will spend your days outdoors and on your feet
  • Our teams do work away from home so a willingness and ability to travel is important

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 we are the known as one of best employers 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  https://www.downergroup.com/case-studies

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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