3 Waters Service Person

Last updated 15 days ago
Location:Manawatu-Wanganui, Wellington
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.

Our Dannevirke crew are now looking for keen and eager 3 Waters Service Person’s to join us as we carry out work on our 9 year maintenance contract in our town.

About the role:

This is a 'hands on' role where you will assist the crew tasked with delivering a range of our water construction projects. You’ll be involved with the operations of our water team to help ensure that work is completed to the satisfaction of our customers and that production targets are met.

You'll be involved in labouring duties from manual excavating, spotting diggers, compacting in trenches, looking for water leaks, undertaking sewer leaks and maintenance in 3 Waters.

We are looking to train and develop you as we have a variety of work available as no two days will be the same. You’ll have the opportunity to work and grow in to the three networks of water services where you can pick up the skills of being able to carry out pipeline renewals, install manholes and pump stations as we carry out work with the Tararua District Council.

The perks:

  • Good working conditions, providing a work life balance
  • A pay rate that is both generous and rewarding
  • You’ll be part of an experienced and professional team
  • Excellent opportunities for training and career progression.

About you:

Along with your interest in working in 3 Waters and your ability to work in a team, there are a few essentials, but don’t stress too much if you don’t tick them all off, we are prepared to train you.

  • A minimum class 1 full New Zealand drivers licence, additional heavy vehicle licences and endorsements, are a bonus!
  • Previous experience in Water Reticulation preferred
  • You will have or be willing to work towards a related qualification
  • Strong safety and quality focus

If you are physically fit and enjoy spending your days outdoors and on your feet, then this could be the position for you!

How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 572904 to apply.

Otherwise visit our depot and fill in an application form and drop off your up to date resume:

Address: 9 Oringi Road Dannevirke 4972.

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.

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.