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Road Marking Operator A/B Type - Whangarei

  • Whangarei, Northland, 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.

Our Roadmarking business unit are proud to be leading a range of contracts and projects maintaining and enhancing road markings on highways, roads, and carparks across New Zealand. We currently looking for a number of reliable and motivated Roadmarking Operators to help us deliver on assignments across the country.

About the job

Be responsible for completing roadmarking works in line with client and contract expectations. This is a full-time (guaranteed 40 hours per week), permanent opportunity, delivering to clients in various locations throughout the country. Your daily activities will include:

  • Planning, organising, directing and controlling the activities of the day to day roadmarking operation
  • Installing or remarking of Type A and/or B markings
  • Organising your crew and ensuring that equipment and materials are in order.
  • Ensuring efficient and safe use of materials, supplies and equipment.
  • Ensuring work is completed to a high standard and all targets (productivity, quality and safety) are met
  • Working with your team to execute the current and future workload
  • Maintaining the plant to a high standard
  • Maintain positive relationships with customers, crews and the general public

The role requires both night and day shift work, so the ability and willingness to work to a roster is essential.

About you

You will a self-motivated, energetic, and results-orientated individual. You will be the type of person who remains calm under pressure, and someone who can recognise and prioritise allocation of resources as work as required. This will require being available or working extended hours. You will also:

  • At least 1 year of Roadmarking experience as A/B Type operator.
  • Essential to have a Class 1 Drivers License or be able to obtain one.
  • Have strong attention to detail with the ability to plan, listen and problem solve
  • Have excellent verbal and written language skills along with competent IT abilities.
  • Hold a formal NZQA Roadmarking Operational Certificate (desirable)
  • Hold your Level 1 STMS certificate (desirable)
  • It is desirable to have knowledge of MOTSAM and be able to mark out new works to the code.

Perks of joining our team:

A role with Downer New Zealand 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 as well as;

  • Pay rate: $26 – 48 per hour depending on experience
  • The opportunity to become part of a leading company that has the strongest footprint in Infrastructure around New Zealand
  • Job security and a rewarding remuneration package in a tight-knit, supportive and professional environment
  • A real focus on a safe working environment including personal protective equipment being provided
  • Access to a range of corporate discounts and benefits across retail, trade suppliers and many more!


You will receive extensive discounts and perks across a huge number of sought-after multinational brands, think banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more!

How to apply:

If you enjoy spending your days outdoors and getting involved in practical work, this is the job for you! Head to www.downercareers.co.nz, enter 591567 into the keyword search or alternatively, email your CV to Recruitment.Advice@Downer.co.nz and register your interest today!

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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