Road Maintenance Worker

Last updated 22 days ago
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.

The Transport Services division have a lot of upcoming and exciting projects for delivering a high standard of work in the region. We are looking for an energetic and motivated individual who is interested in becoming a part of our crew.

About the role:

This role will be based in Ashburton where you will be working on our state highway maintenance contract. The duties range from helping the team out with general maintenance work, traffic management, fixing potholes and assisting the team with labouring.

The position involves your availability from Monday – Friday as the crew are working to the weather conditions. You may also be asked to carry out weekend work on call. Therefore, if you have the commitment and the willingness to work then we would like to hear from you!

If you want to be a part of our fun, forward thinking work environment and love being outdoors for a job, then we would like to meet you!

So what do we offer?

  • Stable working environment
  • Full time hours guaranteed – minimum 80 hours per fortnight
  • A real focus on a safe working environment including personal protective equipment’s being provided
  • Extensive training and development opportunities to help enhance your skills and advance your career – this is just the start!

About you:

Along with your dedication towards work and your commitment to safe workplace practises there are a few essentials, such as:

  • A minimum Class 1 – Full New Zealand Drivers Licence and Class 2 would be beneficial
  • Experience in operating a variety of civil machinery is preferred although we are prepared to train you
  • Work well in a team environment, but can work well alone when required
  • Be open to driving and are reliable and hard working.

If you have a positive attitude towards work and are adaptive by nature, this role may suit you. You should be able to concentrate on performing your assigned tasks and commit to safety rules in place. You should also have good decision-making skills, remember the company’s health & safety guidelines while performing any task and have the ability to get the job done.

How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 573692 to apply.

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.