Surfacing Quality Assurance Technician


Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Downer's Surfacing division is highly respected and has a great track record for delivering a high standard of work within the Lower North Island region. We are looking for an energetic and motivated individual who is interested in becoming part of the crew as a Quality Assurance Technician in our team based in Porirua.

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

  • Free access to Marram health care benefits and discounted holiday homes
  • All the tools of trade you need to do your job
  • Discounts for Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more!
  • $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 Transport projects across Wellington and the wider region. The Downer Surfacing 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 Quality Assurance technician to join our team.

You will be responsible for organising and recording quality operations. Ultimately ensuring project operations achieve superior levels of safety performance and seamless communication and reporting to management. Your day to day tasks will include:

  • Preparation of Contract Quality Plans, ITP and completion of quality assurance and quality control documentation including ITC's
  • Carrying out activities in accordance with the Quality Plan, Inspection, Test Plan and Project Plan
  • Calculation of material quantities ensuring compliance with customer requirements
  • Recording of completed work and data including mix temperatures, mat depth and asphalt data dockets
  • Recording of completed work and data including site measures, spray dockets and chip dockets per site
  • Highlighting quality or compliance issues as they arise

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills

  • Hold a Full NZ Class 1 and 2 licence (Class 4 licence is beneficial)
  • Be able to conduct basic risk analysis applicable to surfacing/construction operations
  • You will have experience in the civil industry, ideally in sealing and quality assurance
  • Be able to maintain accurate records and data management

You may be required to travel out of the region from time to time with our crews, so flexibility is needed.

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

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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 600802.

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.

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