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Class 4/5 Drivers


Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


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.

The Transport Services division here at Downer has a great track record for delivering a high standard of work in the Wellington Region. We are looking for two energetic and motivated individuals interested in becoming part of the crew as a Class 4/5 Driver.

Why work for us:

A role with Downer 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. We can also offer:

  • Stable working environment and enjoy the work-life balance we have to offer
  • Full-Time hours guaranteed – minimum of 40 hours per week
  • Extensive training and development opportunities to help enhance your skills and advance your career
  • Join our supportive crew and operate our well-maintained plant and equipment
  • Pay from $23 - $27 per hour

About the role:

In this role, you will be working in a welcoming crew operating our machinery as we carry out surfacing on our contracts in the Wellington region.

About you:

With some experience operating civil machinery under your belt, you will be confident operating within a team and independently as required. You will be comfortable using machinery and hand tools to get the job done. You will also:

  • Have at least one years’ relevant experience or a NZ register level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

You will have experience in:

  • Manoeuvring vehicles into position for loading and unloading
  • Loading and unloading vehicles using lifting and tipping devices
  • Observing safety requirements when loading and unloading vehicles
  • Making regular quality checks of vehicles to ensure they can be driven safely
  • Ensuring goods are stowed and securely covered to prevent loss and damage

How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 594869 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.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.