Operator/Laborers - Infrastructure Projects South (Nelson)

Job Type:Full Time

You will be joining a dynamic team who work hard and have developed a great team culture. With the growing nature of the region you will have opportunity for growth and development.

Upcoming vacancies:

  • Operator
  • Driver Class 4
  • Labourer - Civil Construction

About You:

We are looking for hard working, team players who take pride in delivering quality work and are committed to placing health & safety above all else.

You will need:

  • A genuine zest for working in a dynamic team culture
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment on your own or in a team
  • Strong communication, time management skills and initiative
  • Flexibility

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience in a similar industry
  • Have a trade qualification (or equivalent)
  • Proven practical experience in a contracting environment
  • Strong communication and relationship building especially with sub-contractors
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure, connect the dots and be innovative in your approach
  • WTR endorsements
  • Class 4 Drivers License
  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well within a team
  • A strong focus on plant care and maintenance
  • Strong Health & Safety focus
  • For the Operator Role at least 5 years of proven 12-20 tonne digger operating experience in the following disciplines: Earthworks, sheet piling, trenching & deep drainage, – road construction

This is a great time to join the Downer team!

If you have experience in these or similar roles we would love to hear from you. You can apply online and express your interest with reference number 567359 telling us which vacancy you are interested in.

All successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical

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 may not be considered.