Surfacing Quality and Technical Engineer


Location: Taranaki

Job Type: Full time


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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.

About the role

As our Surfacing Quality and Technical Engineer, you will work on chip sealing and paving projects around the Taranaki region. You will also provide management of specific operations, deliver on contract requirements, optimise resource use and achieve target results.

This role will expose you to the entire cycle of surfacing contracts from developing maintenance strategies, pricing, programming, planning, construction and claiming across various chip sealing and paving projects.

About you

You will have experience in roading maintenance or surfacing. You could be an engineer looking for your next project or a Quality Assurance Technician looking to take the next step. You will also have:

  • Experience in the usage of RAMM Contractor
  • Proven willingness and capability to learn
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills - to be applied to all internal and external relationships
  • A self-starter, highly motivated and goal orientated


A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.

How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, then register your interest at and search for reference 594930.

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.

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