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Roadmarking Assistant

  • 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

Our Southland Road Marking crew is rapidly growing with plenty of stimulating projects to work on. We have an exciting opportunity for Road Marking Assistants to join the dedicated, and supportive Invercargill based team.

Whether you are experienced in the Road Marking field 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.

As a Road Marking Assistant at Downer, 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.

This is a permanent, full time position, primarily working Monday – Friday however, flexibility to undertake night, weekend, and working away from home duties from time to time may be required.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

With your reliability, positive attitude, and commitment to championing safe work practices, you will also bring with you:

  • Experience in the industry (ideal but not essential)
  • A commitment to maintaining and caring for our machinery
  • A Full Class 1 New Zealand drivers’ License with the ability to drive a manual vehicle (a Class 2 License would also be beneficial)
  • A flexibility to work rostered shifts including nights and weekends

This is a labouring role and will require someone who has a good level of fitness

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 593796 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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