Civil Workers Wanted - Te Ara Tupua


Location: Auckland, Canterbury, Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Looking for a career in the civil industry? This is your chance to work on an iconic part of Wellington's harbour waterfront. More people than ever are cycling in and around Wellington, and Te Ara Tupua Alliance is working with our mana whenua partners, protecting the coastal environment, and creating a great walking and cycling option for people in our region. More people walking and cycling will improve public health, help reduce emissions and ease the pressure on other modes of transport.

If you’re ready for an exciting new challenge on a major infrastructure project, with real career advancement opportunities, read on.

The Opportunity | Te Kōwhiringa

We are looking for motivated Labourers, Driver Operators, Concrete Workers and Foremen to join our team as we move into the construction stage of our project! While we provide a variety of training and advancement opportunities for all of our people, our ideal candidates will have:

  • Previous experience on a large construction project (preferred but not essential)
  • A genuine ambition to build a career in the Civil Construction and Infrastructure industry
  • Ability to work hands-on as a team player
  • Good timekeeping skills – punctuality and reliability is key!
  • A preference for working outdoors, not being stuck behind a desk
  • Class 2 License (and above) with WTR Endorsements would be advantageous

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

A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we’ve got you covered. Here’s just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you:

  • Competitive remuneration packages, overtime rates, allowances, vehicle packages, and guaranteed work - we will even pay you if we are rained out
  • A Flexible Working Policy, allowing work to work for you
  • Access to corporate benefits such as fully subsidised healthcare with Marram Trust and national discounts across Banking, Insurance, Technology, Vehicles, childcare, travel, Accommodation + more
  • Great parental leave options - you can choose for the first 12 weeks of your return to work 4 days a week and be paid for 5
  • Dedicated personal development plans that are reviewed quarterly, empowering you to take ownership of your career trajectory
  • Access to over 50 training programmes including Leadership Pathways

How to apply | Me pēhea ki te tono

If you’re interested in applying, head to, search 600886 and register your interest. Alternately, drop your CV into your local depot today!

Downer NZ is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

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!