Traffic Management Planner

Location:Canterbury
Job Type:Full Time

Our Traffic Management department services Downer contracts in the Canterbury region, providing high quality and compliant temporary traffic management from Kaikoura down the Rakaia and everywhere in between. Our planners receive requests from our clients and design the traffic management plan to ensure the operational teams can be safe while working on the road as well as making sure the public can drive through our work sites safely.

We are looking for someone who has the ability to think quickly, communicate effectively and loves working on computers. This is a unique opportunity for the right person – as we will offer on the job training including working out onsite to get to know and understand the traffic management requirements.

Key functions include:

  • Being able to talk to our clients to understand and interpret their traffic management needs
  • Read and understand the Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management
  • Designing temporary traffic management plans using RapidPlan

The role is dynamic, diverse, challenging and rewarding. You’ll be part of a well-established team who are all passionate about Temporary Traffic Management.

If you have knowledge and experience working in the construction industry this helps but if you’re sitting there thinking this could be me... apply today!

About You:

You could be a school leaver looking for an exciting career in roading and construction or someone who has had an office job and wants a complete change or someone who works out on the road and looking to have a change to be more office based. We are open minded, we just want the right person with a positive can do attitude and aptitude to learn our industry!

You must be able to communicate effectively, have experience and knowledge of computers, as well as working under pressure when required.

You will also possess:

  • Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office suite, CAD experience is desirable but not essential.
  • A desire to learn and develop your skills
  • Commitment to the driving top quality service for our clients
  • Full driver’s license preferred
  • Ability to learn and adhere to our health, safety and environmental requirements.

What's on offer?

A role with Downer NZ will advance your career, expand your skills and have a positive impact upon your local community. A competitive remuneration package will ensure that we secure a person who can drive our performance to the next level.

APPLY NOW, by visiting www.downercareers.co.nz and entering 564316 into the keyword search.



Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.