Skilled Machine Operator


Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

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 currently have multiple vacancies in our Maintenance crews. If you are keen, motivated, experienced, and have a genuine interest in a career in roading/civil infrastructure, then we want to hear from you.

What's on offer?

  • Minimum 40 hours each week – Guaranteed
  • A full kit of brand new PPE Gear is provided
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Work with a great team

Current Vacancies:

  • Drivers Class 2 and up
  • Machine Operators – Asphalt Paver, Rollers and many more
  • Asphalt Milling Operator
  • Bitumen Sprayer Operator

About you:

We are looking for hard-working team players who take serious pride in their work and, health & safety. You will need;

  • Minimum Full Class 1 licence for our general roles
  • Class 2, 3, 4 or 5 along with W, T, R endorsements for our Driver/Operator roles
  • Experience working in road maintenance or civil construction
  • High attention to detail and self-motivation
  • Relevant leadership/technical experience, dependant on the role you are interested in

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

Don’t miss this opportunity! Applications can be made online by visiting – reference 594864.

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.

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

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