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General Labourer - Auckland

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services.  Our commitment to building long-term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart. 

The Great South Road Transport Services team is excited to have a busy 2023 with a strong pipeline of work. To carry out this work though we need you! We are looking for general labourers to help us deliver on our existing and upcoming contracts. With a variety of duties, you'll develop a well-rounded skill set and work with an experienced team who will provide you with all the support you need. 

 

What will these roles involve?
You will carry out general road work and repairs on a day-to-day basis as part of a dedicated crew.

You will be responsible for:

  • Helping with safe site setup for your crew and the general public
  • Assisting with installation of framework and prep work
  • Operating a range of plant
  • Working as part of a cohesive team to deliver to projects
  • Optimising the use of company resources and contributing to the successful completion of contracts
  • Ensuring efficient use of materials, supplies and equipment

This is primarily a Monday – Friday role but the job does occasionally involve weekend work and staying away to meet our project requirements.

 

About you:
Experience in the civil contracting industry will serve you well in this role and you will hold your work to high standards. You will be a team player with an organised, systematic, and good-humoured approach. We’d value your confidence to communicate well with your crew and add value with your expertise in the field. Flexibility with regards to your availability is beneficial. Some relevant experience or compulsory secondary education is required.
 

Benefits:
This is a stable position, with a reliable employer who will support you to develop your skills and your career. We can also offer you:

  • A Full time, permanent contract (40 hours per week guaranteed) get this – we’ll pay you even if we’re rained out!
  • A competitive pay rate with uniform and all PPE gear supplied
  • Access to a range of corporate discounts and benefits including offers of subsidised insurance, gym memberships, retail discounts and free counselling services etc.
  • A supportive team environment where you’re trusted and given the tools to deliver and excel in your chosen field.
  • Leadership Pathway Development Programs 
  • Dedicated Learning and Development team

 

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in our diverse business.  We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job. 

 

How to apply:

If this role appeals to you and you tick most of the criteria above, then don't delay, we'd love to hear from you today!  Apply via www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 592035 or reach out to our recruitment team at Recruitment.Advice@downer.co.nz or call 0800877327 for more information.

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.  

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