Expression of Interest - Lower North

Location:Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu-Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, Taranaki, Wellington
Job Type:Full Time

Downer has been designing, building and maintaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s leading businesses.

Our Transport Services business is a market leader, shaping and influencing the future of New Zealand’s infrastructure. Incorporating more than 2,500 employees, this business covers a diverse range of services including operations and maintenance of road, rail, port and airport infrastructure, material production and manufacturing, technical services, leading research and development facilities and a large asset base including fixed and mobile assets, with revenues exceeding $800m annually.

Our vision is to be the preferred partner for our customers, lead the way in our industries, attract and retain the very best people and keeping our people safe at all times. This is a highly people focussed role with great opportunities to shape, live and embed our culture of collaboration and trust. It is all about working together to make things happen and leading from the front.

Due to continued growth, internal development and ongoing opportunities we have some great roles for motivated people to join our Transport Services operations teams around our Lower North region.

Upcoming vacancies include

  • Construction Managers
  • Roading Maintenance Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Supervisors

Are you are looking for a lifestyle change? Want to balance the great kiwi lifestyle with a fantastic career where you can continue to grow and develop your skills? We have opportunities in these locations:

  • Central Hawke’s Bay
  • Gisborne
  • Hastings
  • Napier
  • Palmerston North
  • Tararua
  • Wellington
  • Whanganui

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 civil engineering
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment
  • Strong communication, time management skills and initiative
  • Flexibility

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience in a similar industry, tertiary qualified
  • Proven practical experience in a contracting environment
  • Leadership skills
  • Preparing site reports, proposals and impact assessments
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure, connect the dots and be innovative in your way
  • An understanding of HS&E processes and legislation in a project environment

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 568065.

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 will not be considered.