General Labourer / Spotter

Last updated 19 days ago
Location:Auckland
Job Type:Full Time

The Downer Penrose Transport Services team needs physically fit and motivated people to join our crew and lend a helping hand as a General Labourer / Spotter. This is an entry level opportunity for people interested in civil construction and roading. You will be involved in the general operation of trucks and machinery as well as day to day manual labouring duties.

We offer plenty of development opportunities for our Labourers who put in the hard yards, we support and encourage training and upskilling. You will be responsible for:

  • Helping with safe site setup for your crew and the general public
  • Ensuring efficient use of materials, supplies and equipment
  • Working as part of a cohesive team to deliver to projects
  • Being open and willing to develop your skill set and advance your career

If you enjoy spending your days outdoors and getting involved in practical work, this is the job for you!

So what do we offer?

  • A great way to gain exposure to Downer
  • Guaranteed Full time hours - Minimum 40 per week for duration of contract
  • The chance to join a passionate team that likes to have a laugh while getting the job done
  • A real focus on a safe working environment with all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided
  • Extensive training to develop your skillset and propel your career forward


About you:

Along with a positive attitude and a commitment to safe workplace practises, we are looking for you to have:

  • Class 1 – Full New Zealand Drivers Licence
  • The ability to work well within a team and alone when required
  • A can-do attitude with a good work ethic
  • Demonstrated that you are reliable and dependable

It also helps if you have the following, however these are not deal breakers and training can be provided:

  • Class 2 - 4 Drivers Licences and WTR endorsements
  • Experience operating a variety of civil machinery


Ultimately we are looking for individuals who are willing to learn, grow and develop themselves within our business.

How to apply?
If you’re looking for a reliable job opportunity, head to www.downercareers.co.nz, search 574496 and register your interest. Alternately, drop your CV into your local depot today!

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 & 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.

The Downer NZ Recruitment office will be closed from Wednesday, 23 December 2020 and we will be back on deck on Monday, 11 January 2021. If you submit an application during this period please note that we will review your details upon our return and be back in touch ASAP. Wishing you a safe and festive holiday season.