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Emulsion Sprayer Operators

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

About the role

Our Sealing division covers the development and maintenance of both rural and central roads across New Zealand. Due to a busy forward workload we require experienced Emulsion Sprayer Operators join our growing teams in Invercargill, Dunedin and Christchurch.  

You’ll be involved in a number of road sealing activities, like reseals, first coats, patching and a range of commercial work. You’ll need to ensure correct spray rates, conduct quality checks, drive the sprayer truck and will look after the plant.

In return for your expertise, we commit to offering professional development through mentoring and on the job training and personal development through a range of Health and Wellbeing initiatives. Our top priority is our people - Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful.

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 be a team player and have proven experience working with Emulsion. You’ll be confident to hit the ground running and step into some exciting work.

You will also have:

  • Ideally your Class 1-4 Licences
  • An excellent attitude, strong work ethics and clean and tidy/high presentation standards
  • A strong focus on safety and quality
  • Problem solving skills to solve daily challenges
  • Our teams do work out of town so the willingness and ability to travel is a must

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 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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