Technical Writer

Last updated 19 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.

Our Facilities Services and Utilities business provides services across the three waters, power, gas, telecommunications, facilities management, automation, cleaning, hospitality, and laundries sectors. We provide our industry-leading services nationally to Downer and Spotless NZ customers. We are looking for an expert technical writer to join our team on a 12 month fixed term contract providing writing expertise across our business.

About your role:

In this brand new role, you will be responsible for the development and ongoing management of documentation across the FS&U business and some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of management plans to meet the Downer Standard
  • Writing and preparation of presentation materials
  • Working with operational teams to develop case studies which showcase our contracts
  • Assisting to write and prepare sales materials including bid submissions and capability statements

About you:

This is a varied role to deliver clear outcomes so excellent time management and laser-sharp attention to detail skills are essential. We expect that you might be doing, or have been in, a similar role but wanting to work in a more dynamic, empowered environment with room for personal growth and an opportunity to realise career ambitions. You will have excellent analytical skills and the ability to break down complex information and make it easy to understand. It goes without saying that you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work effectively as part of the development team, and a strong commitment to Health & Safety.

A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience. This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment. We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 574633 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.