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Hammer Hand

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

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 a 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 make a real difference by joining us as we continue to build a better tomorrow for generations to come. 

About the role

Due to a substantial forward work plan, we are looking for an additional Hammer Hand to join our team. Working closely with an experienced crew, this hands on role will provide you with exposure to a number of varied and interesting projects.

You will be a part of a team that designs, builds, and maintains 25,000kms worth of roads in Aotearoa. With over 150 years of projects and knowledge under our belts, our position is strong, and our vision is innovative and future focused (just like your career once you join us). We are building sustainable communities that you can be proud to say that you have been a part of producing.

About you

We are looking for someone with experience in the construction or civil industry with a desire to learn and develop their career. With training and progression opportunities, this can really be the start of a successful career with us.

In addition to experience, you’ll also:

  • Be a team player and enjoying working as part of a team
  • Have good timekeeping skills – punctuality and reliability is key!
  • Enjoy working outdoors, not being stuck behind a desk
  • Have your Class 2 License (and above) with WTR Endorsements (advantageous but not necessary)

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
  • A Socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, that includes a Zero Harm tolerance

 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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