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General Labourer - Class 2 Driver

  • Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Downer remains at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people and having the courage to challenge the status quo. Here’s your chance to join the Tauranga Transport team where we take pride in taking on projects, big and small, and delivering them to world-class standards - every time!

Benefits of joining Team Downer:
Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. 

We also offer:

  • Full-time (40 hours) guaranteed, and overtime is available during the Summer season. Get paid even if work is delayed due to the weather!
  • Long-term training and development opportunities. Class 4 licenses, WTR and leadership programs are on offer.
  • Safety equipment and clothing provided as part of the role
  • Discounts for Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, and Gym memberships.
  • $500 bonus for current employees who refer a friend to Downer


About the role:

As a General Labourer / Driver Operator, you will be involved in exciting projects, picking up civil work, operating of heavy machinery, and preparing worksites.You will mainly support maintenance roading projects like building footpaths, kerb and channels, landscaping, and asphalt chip sealing.

You will operate plant including trucks and excavators, as well as working hands-on with tools.

This is a full-time, permanent role guaranteeing 40 hours of paid work per week. You will primarily work over a Monday – Friday schedule, with occasional weekend work.  

About you:
Our ideal candidate would have plenty of experience operating civil machinery and would be confident operating both within a team and as a solo operator.

You’ll bring with you:

  • Experience operating a range of machines including excavators, trucks and rollers etc.
  • You will be comfortable using machinery and hand tools to get the job done
  • Have a Class 1 and Class 2 licenses essential (Class 4 license with a WTR endorsement is advantageous)
  • A positive outlook, friendly attitude, and willingness to flex to the work as and where required

If you have your class 2 license, a self-starter attitude, and some experience in the civil construction space – we can teach you the rest!

Come and join our team of 10,000!
Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site or apply & check out our other great opportunities at reference # 596180. If you want a little more info before you hit apply, drop into your local depot.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test & medical.


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