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General Labourer - Hamilton (595983)

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

If you enjoy spending your days outdoors and getting involved in practical work, this is the job for you!

Our Hamilton Construction team needs physically fit and motivated people to join the crew and lend a helping hand as General Labourers. This is an entry level opportunity for people interested in civil construction and roading. You will be involved in the general operation of trucks and machinery as well as day to day manual labouring duties.

We offer plenty of development opportunities for our Labourers who put in the hard yards, we support, and encourage training and upskilling. You will be responsible for:

  • Helping with safe site setup for your crew and the general public
  • Ensuring efficient use of materials, supplies, and equipment
  • Working as part of a cohesive team to deliver to projects
  • Being open and willing to develop your skill set and advance your career

What’s is it for you?

  • A stable working environment
  • Full time hours guaranteed – minimum 40 hours per week with paid overtime and meal allowances
  • The chance to join a passionate team that likes to have a laugh while getting the job done
  • A real focus on a safe working environment with all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided
  • Extensive training to develop your skillset and propel your career forward

About you:
Along with a positive attitude and a commitment to safe workplace practises, we are looking for you to have:

  • Full Class 1 Drivers Licence
  • The ability to work well within a team and alone when required
  • A can-do attitude with a good work ethic
  • Demonstrated that you are reliable and dependable

It also helps if you have the following, however these are not deal breakers and training can be provided:

  • Class 2 - 4 Drivers Licences and WTR endorsements
  • Past experience in drain laying, concrete placing and formwork
  • Experience operating a variety of civil machinery


Ultimately we are looking for individuals who are willing to learn, grow and develop themselves within our business.

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.

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 595983 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.  

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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