Civil Construction Carpenter - Dunedin


Location: Otago

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:

  • Guaranteed Full-Time hours – minimum 80 hours per fortnight including wet weather days if alternative work cannot be found

  • Safety equipment and clothing provided as part of the role

  • Great promotion and career development opportunities

  • Internal promotion encouraged, training and development on offer

  • Discounts for Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more!

Te kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

Downer remains at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people and having the courage to challenge the status quo. Here’s your chance to join the Dunedin team where we take pride in taking on projects, big and small and delivering them to world-class standards every time!

As a Downer Carpenter, you will be a tradesperson who works alongside a team, and individually at times. On a day-to-day basis you will be carrying out general carpentry, concrete, bridge and structures maintenance activities. You will optimise the use of company resources and contribute to the successful completion of our contracts.

  • Studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures

  • Constructs, erects, installs, renovates and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials. Registration or licensing may be required

  • Cutting materials, and assembling and nailing cut and shaped parts

  • Assembling prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills

  • Good communication skills

  • A zero harm focus

  • The ability to work well within a team and independently

  • Civil construction experience desirable

  • Enjoy working outdoors and keeping physically fit

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation 

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

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 603866.

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!