General Worker


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:

  • Travel discounts available
  • Free access to Marram health care benefits and discounted holiday homes
  • $500 bonus for current employees who refer a friend to Downer
  • Discounts for Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more!

Have a look at our other great benefits here!

Te kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

Downer NZ 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.

General Worker

The Downer Transport team needs two physically fit and motivated individuals to join our Maintenance crew and lend a helping hand as a General Worker. This is an entry-level opportunity for people interested in civil infrastructure and roading.

You will be involved in the general operation of machinery as well as day-to-day manual labouring duties. This could include:

  • Helping with site safe set up for your crew and the general public
  • Ensuring efficient use of materials, supplies and equipment
  • Working as part of a cohesive team to deliver to client requirements

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills

  • Class 1 restricted or full license required (class two would be a bonus!)
  • Be physically fit and able to carry out manual tasks
  • Flexibility is desirable given you may be required to work shift work
  • Civil construction experience desirable
  • Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude

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 600392.

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.

You’ve got this!