Civil Construction Hammer Hand - Dunedin


Location: Otago

Job Type: Full time


.Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation 

At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport & infrastructure business unit is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference by joining us as we continue to build a better tomorrow for generations to come. 

Te kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

Due to a substantial forward work plan, we are looking for an additional Hammer Hand to join our team. Working closely with an experienced crew, this hands-on role will provide you with exposure to a number of varied and interesting projects.

You will be a part of a team of three, working on drilling holes, installing steel framework, and pouring & finishing concrete.

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills

We are looking for someone with experience in the construction or civil industry with a desire to learn and develop their career. With training and progression opportunities, this can really be the start of a successful career with us.

In addition to experience, you’ll also:

  • Be a team player and enjoying working as part of a team

  • Have good timekeeping skills – punctuality and reliability is key!

  • Enjoy working outdoors, not being stuck behind a desk

  • Have your Class 1 License with WTR Endorsements (advantageous but not necessary)

What Difference can Downer offer you?

Working for a progressive and stable organisation, Downer offers more than just the basics you'd expect from a large organisation. 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:

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

  • Enjoy flexible working, as we take work-life balance so seriously we have a Flexible Working Policy!

  • An employee recognition programme which celebrates and recognises our people

  • Career development opportunities & a dedicated personal development plan

  • All the tools of trade you need to perform successfully your role including PPE, clothing, and merch

  • A Socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, that includes a Zero Harm tolerance

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 603880.

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!