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Excavator Operator (Wellington)

  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

We have a great opportunity for a motivated all-rounder to join us. You will initially be involved on a major project in the region with a variety of work including earthworks, pavement, drainage work.

You will be joining a dynamic team who work hard and have developed a great team culture. With the growing nature of the region you will have opportunity for growth and development.

About You:

We are looking for a hard-working team player who take pride in delivering quality work and are committed to placing health & safety above all else. There may be shift work involved so you need to be fit and healthy.

You will need:

  • A genuine zest for working in a dynamic team culture
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment on your own or in a team
  • Strong communication, time management skills and initiative
  • Flexibility

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience in a similar industry
  • Rail experience preferable
  • Machine Control experience is also preferable
  • Proven practical experience in a contracting environment preferred
  • Strong communication and relationship building especially with sub-contractors
  • WTR endorsements
  • Class 2 Driver License
  • A strong focus on plant care and maintenance
  • Strong Health & Safety focus
  • It is desirable to have at least 5 years of proven 1.5-20 tonne digger operating experience in the following disciplines: Earthworks and pavement construction and minor drainage experience. Must be able to trim to grade with a high degree of accuracy.

This is a great time to join the Downer team!

We provide genuine training opportunities and career development, the ability to transfer to different parts of New Zealand and of course long-term job security.

  • Guaranteed full-time hours – minimum 40 hours per week
  • Tools of trade provided including uniform and PPE gear
  • Access to a range of company benefits and partnered discounts
  • Pay range: $26/ph - $32/ph (negotiable on experience)

If you have the above experience we would love to hear from you.  You can apply online and express your interest with reference number 593694.

The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & rail medical.

The Downer NZ Recruitment office will be closed from Friday, 23 December 2022 and we will be back on deck on Monday, 9 January 2023.   If you submit an application during this period please note that we will review your details and update you upon our return.  Wishing you a safe and festive holiday season.

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