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Location: Manawatu-Wanganui

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
  • Time and a half after 45 hours of work each week
  • Great promotion and career development opportunities
  • Full-time (40 hours) guaranteed, and overtime is available during the Summer season. Get paid even if work is delayed due to the weather!
  • Safety equipment and clothing provided as part of the role
  • $500 bonus for current employees who refer a friend to Downer

Have a look at our other great benefits here!

Te kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

Downer are proudly supporting a range of exciting projects across Taumarunui. The Downer Central division is highly respected and has a great track record for delivering a high standard of work across the country. We are looking for an experienced or up-and-coming Driver Operator.

You will assist with a diverse range of construction, renewal, and maintenance projects across the Taumarunui region. Working alongside our dedicated team you may operate machinery including excavators, rollers, graders, and trucks but will also use hand tools from time to time to get the job done.

  • You will transport, load and unload machinery to and from sites
  • Ensuring efficient use of materials, supplies and equipment

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills

You will be a physically fit and motivated person and will bring with you.

  • Class 2, 4, 5 or WTR license
  • Enjoy working outdoors and keeping physically fit
  • Be reliable and hard working
  • Show commitment to safe work practises

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

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

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 599108

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.