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Site Traffic Management Supervisor - Taumarunui

  • Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services.  Our Traffic Management division has a steady track record for delivering a high standard of care for our communities and for offering our people opportunities for growth. We are recruiting experienced and developing STMS professionals to join our whanau, deliver to project plans, and get home safely at the end of each day.

You will be confident leading toolbox and closure briefings with crew, whilst providing clear job details and expectations. You will ensure the accurate following of TM plans, and oversee set up and pack down of road closures and diversions.  

You’ll be a core member of the crew and willing to train and upskill our Traffic Controllers and junior STMS’. With the confidence to collaborate with your team and supervisors, you’ll collectively ensure the safety of the Downer crew, subbies, and the general public.

This is primarily a Monday – Friday, full time-permanent position based out of our Taumarunui depot and involves occasional weekend and night work.

About you:
Along with a valid STMS warrant (be it A/B or Level 1/2), and proven leadership experience where you’ve help responsibility and accountability for staff and plant. You will take pride in your work, be a solid team player and like to have a good laugh! We’d really value:  

  • A Full Class 2 drivers licence
  • Strong planning skills and the ability to deal with unexpected events and problem solve
  • Demonstrated leadership strength with the ability to guide, coach, and empower others
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability articulate and demonstrate a thorough understanding of Zero Harm practices
  • Have a “Can do Safely” Attitude

We also have Traffic Management Operative opportunities available! If you are just getting started or perhaps know someone great who'd like a career in Traffic Management, get in touch!

Perks & Benefits

Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive pay rate, the tools of trade required to deliver the excellence we are known for, and a whole lot of extras such as merch, clothing, boots, PPE.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, which includes Zero Harm. You will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry-leading and your career opportunities limitless in an organisation the size of ours.

Because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners. 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! 

Come and join our team of 10,000!
Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site or apply & check out our other great opportunities at reference # 593247. If you want a little more info before you hit apply, drop in to your local depot or email

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test & medical.

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