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Skilled Machinery Operators

  • Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

About us
At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads, to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport Services business unit is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.

We are big picture people, operating a under a model that pushes beyond the here and now. We design, build, and sustain the projects we work on, whilst also developing innovative solutions to the world’s leading issues around sustainability, where we are recognised as global leaders.

We remain at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people and having the courage to challenge the status quo. Our people are experts in their fields, influencing and shaping our future.  This is an exciting opportunity for you to join us as we continue to engineer and construct a better tomorrow for generations to come.

You will be joining a dynamic team who work hard and have developed a great team culture. With the growing nature of the region you will have opportunity for growth and development.

About You:

We are looking for a hard-working team player who take pride in delivering quality work and are committed to placing health & safety above all else. There may be shift work involved so you need to be fit and healthy.

You will need:

  • A genuine zest for working in a dynamic team culture
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment on your own or in a team
  • Strong communication, time management skills and initiative
  • Flexibility

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience in a similar industry
  • Machine Control experience is also preferable
  • Proven practical experience in a contracting environment preferred
  • Strong communication and relationship building especially with sub-contractors
  • WTR endorsements
  • Class 2 Driver License
  • A strong focus on plant care and maintenance
  • Strong Health & Safety focus

How to Apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 593274 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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