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Thermoplastic Assistant - Auckland

  • Auckland, 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 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 looking for a reliable and motivated Thermoplastic Roadmarking Assistant to help us deliver on assignments across the country.

About the job

You will support our thermoplastic road marking crew of category A or category B Type Operators who carry out long life marking and reflective pavement marking (RPM) installation. 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:

  • Helping with installation or remarking of Type A and B markings in Thermoplastic
  • Helping with installing or remarking of hand-laid Thermoplastic
  • Physical fitness is required as manual handling is a core function in the role
  • Operation of Thermoplastic pre-melter
  • Maintaining traffic control, plating and other maintenance work as assigned.
  • 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
  • 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 on a roster is essential.

About you

You will be a team player who is motivated by achieving goals collectively. We’re seeking someone with the willingness to commit to on the job learning and training opportunities. You will also have:


  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • Can recognise and prioritise allocation of resources
  • Experience in or a keen interest in civil construction & roading
  • Essential to have a Class 4 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 and have the confidence to put forward ideas for productivity and quality improvements

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;

  • 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, enter 595529 into the keyword search or alternatively, email your CV to 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.  

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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