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Palmerston North - Driver/Operator

  • Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, 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. 

  • Stable working environment – In a fun and welcoming team
  • A generous and rewarding pay rate recognising your experience and what you have to offer
  • Modern machinery, with more new gear on its way
  • Full time hours guaranteed – minimum 40 hours per week with paid overtime and other benefits (even if we're rained out, we'll pay you)
  • A real focus on a safe working environment including personal protective equipment being provided.

Our Palmerston North Construction Team is growing with large pipeline renewals and rehab projects coming our way. We have secured several contracts in the region and we are now looking for you to come join our team. We are looking for motivated individuals to help us make a difference who want to be part of a hard working team delivering quality results.

We offer a variety of opportunities within the team! It’s safe to say that no two days are the same.

What positions do we have available?

  • Excavator Operators
  • Skid Steer Operators
  • Grader Operators
  • Roller Operator 

If you have experience in either of the following positions or have a genuine interest in a career in roading/civil infrastructure then we want to hear from you!

About you:

Along with your positive attitude and your ability to work in a team there are a few essentials to what we are looking for, but don’t stress too much if you don’t tick them all off, we are prepared to train you:

  • You will hold a minimum class 2 licence and have experience operating machinery to a high standard
  • WTR endorsements – or be ready to have these endorsed on your licence
  • Experience operating heavy machinery in a similar field
  • Show commitment to safe work practises
  • Work well in a team environment, but can work well alone when required.

How to apply:
Don't delay! Seize the opportunity to secure your future with Downer, APPLY NOW! Visit and entering 582916 into the keyword search.

Otherwise visit our depot and fill in an application form and drop off your up to date resume: 5 Valor Drive, Palmerston North

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 & 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.

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