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Concrete Extrusion Workers (Kerbies)

  • Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

About the role:

We have a variety of exciting construction projects in the pipeline and are on the hunt for experienced Concrete Workers of all levels to join the team in Dunedin. If you have any experience in kerb extrusion works, we want to hear from you! These positions involve running our kerb machine (Arrow 770), finishing trowel work, hand boxing, string/setout, and general labouring.

Predominantly based in Dunedin, you will spend a large majority of your time working within the city, with the occasional trip within the Otago region. Exposed to an assortment of consistent mahi including the Dunedin City Council Renewals Contract, the Waka Kotahi Network Outcomes Contract, and various other subdivision contracts, you will be busy and have plenty of opportunity to grow and develop your skill set.

Ultimately, you will be a part of a motivated team that designs, builds, and maintains 25,000 kms worth of roads in Aotearoa. With over 150 years of projects and knowledge under our belts, our position is strong, and our vision is innovative and future focused (just like your career once you join us). We are building sustainable communities that you can be proud to say that you have been a part of producing.

About you:

Along with a positive attitude and your commitment to safe worksite practises, you will be an adaptable multitasker with excellent communication skills. You will have a proven ability to ensure proper care, maintenance and operation of appropriate plant and equipment.

You will also have:

  • At least 5 years experience in a specialised concrete and form work
  • Have worked on larger steel structures
  • A proven track record of working constructively within a team
  • Able to deal with unexpected events / make decisions and provide direction to work teams
  • Organised and systematic approach to your working environment

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 plus overtime rates - we will even pay you if we are rained out
  • 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 crème de la crème of 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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