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Hydrovac/Sump truck operator

  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

This position is based in Wellington. Working around the network, you will be a visible Downer champion, showing the city's ratepayers just what a professional, courteous and effective job, we do for them in keeping the roads clean.  If precision driving, a pride in your work, plenty of hours, and your own machine to care for and operate are your 'thing' then this is for you!

About the role:
As a Driver Operator, you will be responsible for maintaining a contracted road network and keeping it clean and tidy.  You will operate your own specialised equipment to a high level and maintain productivity, quality and safety. You will also:

  • Ensure the plant is well presented, serviced, maintained and operated in a professional, safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure plant is operated with consideration to the environment minimizing emissions of dust, gases and hydrocarbons
  • Work hands-on as part of a team to achieve productivity and quality targets
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation, regulations and policies

About you
Along with a positive and ‘Can do safely’ attitude, you will also:

  • Hold a Full NZ Class 4 Drivers licence, although full class 2 will be considered.
  • Take pride in the appearance, operation and maintenance of your plant and equipment
  • Experience in the operation of specialist plant is preferred
  • Have strong numerical skills and be able to clearly communicate with legible handwriting
  • Be physically fit with a mechanical aptitude

A role with us can advance your career and expand your skills. 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. 

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 591305 to apply.     

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.  

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible. 

The Downer NZ Recruitment office will be closed from Friday, 23 December 2022 and we will be back on deck on Monday, 9 January 2022.   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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