Drain Layer Foreperson

Last updated 27 days ago
Location:Otago, Southland
Job Type:Full Time

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

Downer maintains longstanding contracts and significant operations to over a quarter of New Zealanders. We are proud to be working on maintenance contracts across the lower South Island. We are currently growing our capability in larger water and drainage construction works and have several opportunities available for experienced Forepersons to join our team.

A bit about your role:

In this newly established role, You will work within our South Island team to deliver a range of infrastructure drainage & reticulation works. You will have an interest in the following type of capital works; construction of water, wastewater and stormwater and civil construction projects. You will also have a strong focus on quality, health & safety and demonstrate attributes of being a team player who likes working as part of a high performing team based in Invercargill but there will be times when you are required to work outside this region.

A bit about you:

You will have previous experience with the Water and Civil Industry and will bring with you:

  • Experience with drainage infrastructure in both maintenance and construction areas
  • Certifying or Tradeperson Drainlayer
  • Experience in undertaking construction-related activities
  • A full driver's licence and class 2 HT licence
  • Excellent communication skills & be able to work well within a team
  • A focus on health, safety, and environment

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 572818 to apply.

A role with the Downer Water Team can advance your career and expand your skills. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team, working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture

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.