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Road Marking Operator - Trainee or Experienced

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

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. 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 also offer:

  • Overtime opportunities
  • All the tools of trade you need to do your job
  • Discounts for Health Insurance, Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more!
  • $500 bonus for current employees who refer a friend to Downer
  • Great promotion and career development opportunities

Have a look at our other great benefits here 

Te Kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

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.

Whether you are an experienced Road Marking Operator or are a complete newbie to the industry, this is your opportunity to get your foot in the door with New Zealand's leading Infrastructure provider. You will be a part of a dynamic and supportive team committed to building our future (as well as your career!) by making New Zealand better! The time to join Downer is now.

Our Road Marking division are proud to be leading a range of projects maintaining and enhancing Road Markings on roads, bridges and pathways across New Zealand. We currently require a reliable and motivated Road Marking Operator/Trainee Operator to help us deliver these assignments, based out of our Invercargill depot.

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

This is a great opportunity to develop a skill that is transferable around the world and for you to work in a truly diverse operation.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

You’re 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.

You will also:

  • Ideally, you will have experience in the operation and maintenance of A or B type road marking machines
  • Have a genuine interest in maintaining and caring for machinery
  • Hold a Class 1 full New Zealand drivers’ licence with the ability to drive manual vehicles. A Class 2 licence would also be beneficial
  • 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.
  • Take pride in your work and have an eye for detail

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

Our Transport business is a market leader, shaping and influencing the future of New Zealand’s infrastructure. Incorporating more than 2,500 employees, this business covers a diverse range of services including operations and maintenance of road, rail, port and airport infrastructure, material production and manufacturing, technical services, leading research and development facilities and a large asset base including fixed and mobile assets, with revenues exceeding $800m annually.

Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site

Me pēhea ki te tono | How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 593795 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.

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