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Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Ko te take ka parekareka e koe ki te mahi ki kōnei | Why you will enjoy working here

Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. We offer:

  • Free access to Marram health care benefits and discounted holiday homes
  • Discounts for Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more!
  • Internal promotion encouraged, training and development on offer

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Te kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

Downer is a significant player in the telecommunications industry within New Zealand. From cities to rural communities, from the Chatham Islands to Antarctica, our experts are delivering mobile and broadband coverage to keep communities connected. We are growing our business through delivering consistent service, excellence and by developing inspirational leadership with our people and customers.

Our Outside Plant Telco Network Designers deliver high quality outcomes based on the sound application of telecommunications systems and practices. This will be based in Wellington as a permanent position.

Day to day tasks include:

  • Planning, designing, building, and configuring telecommunication devices, networks, and systems.
  • Identifying and analysing problems and capacity requirements of the existing telecommunications network.
  • Preparing and interpreting specifications, drawings, and regulations for the use of telecommunications equipment
  • Compiling client project proposals to define goals, identify scope, background, cost of equipment, parts, and services

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills

  • A Bachelor of Engineering, Engineering Technology or similar is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in a similar position or cost estimating would be an advantage.
  • An in-depth knowledge of Telecommunication technology and practices, including those of major customers
  • Skills & experience in relevant customer software systems, word processing, spread sheeting and other computer software, specifically
  • Arc GIS and/or AutoCAD
  • Microsoft Office

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site at

Me pēhea ki te tono | How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click Apply Now to submit your application! The reference number for this role is 598249.

We are committed to a safe working environment for everyone - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test, medical and a Ministry of Justice check prior to starting employment. If you need support with this requirement, please talk to our team.