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Driver/ Operator - Paving - Hamilton

  • Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Our Transport business is a market leader, shaping and influencing the future of New Zealand’s infrastructure. Incorporating more than 2,500 employees, this business covers a diverse range of services including operations and maintenance of road, rail, port and airport infrastructure, material production and manufacturing, technical services, leading research and development facilities and a large asset base including fixed and mobile assets, with revenues exceeding $800m annually. 

Due to the expansion of Paving operations across New Zealand, we are looking for highly motivated individuals to operate alongside our Asphalt team. This role is based in Hamilton.


About the job:   


You'll be part of a dedicated crew who provide operational support on our Asphalt maintenance jobs. You will be responsible for ensuring that asphalt machinery is operated in, presented, serviced, and maintained in a professional, safe and efficient manner that complies with all relevant legislation, regulation and policy and achieves agreed productivity and quality targets.


Benefits of joining Downer as an Asphalt Paving Operator/Driver: 


Here's a rare chance to put your skills to great use, to learn from industry leaders right across New Zealand and to see your country whilst you earn! Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. We can offer you: 

  • Additional training to master your role and machinery  
  • All tools of trade including your uniform, safety gear and tech 
  • Rewarding pay and penal rates (overtime, night shifts etc.) 
  • Access to a range of company benefits and partnered discounts across insurance providers, retail and trade suppliers! 


About you: 
 

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience: 

  • Candidates will preferably have at least three years of relevant experience for this role
  • Full Class 1 and 2 Drivers Licence (or International equivalent) - Class 4 & 5 NZ Drivers Licence with WTR and Forklift endorsements is desirable but not essential. Training will be provided.
  • Experience or exposure to civil machinery operations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as you will work with an extensive range of Downer and contracting crew members 
  • Commitment to a high standard of Health & Safety  
  • Experienced and able to learn computer systems 

 
Don't miss your opportunity to grow your career & be rewarded with Downer NZ!  

How to apply: 
If you can commit to this new way of working, head to www.downercareers.co.nz, enter reference number 596942 and click “Apply Now” to register your interest. Alternately, drop in to your local Downer depot today! 
 
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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