Whakatipu Tētēkura- School Leavers Opportunity

Last updated 14 days ago
Location:Canterbury, Canterbury, Canterbury
Job Type:Full Time

If you have a positive attitude, willingness to learn, a minimum of a restricted drivers license and are looking for a full time career in a large infrastructure company then we want you.
Whakatipu Tetekura will offer you :

  • An introduction to the infrastructure industry;
  • Full time employment with career opportunities nationwide;
  • A one week marae based residential programme;
  • Life skills training and qualifications to get you ready for work;
  • Ongoing workplace, mentoring and qualification support

Roles are available all over New Zealand.

Who can apply:

We are looking for students finishing school or have recently left and are looking for a foot in the civil infrastructure door
To be eligible you must be Maori between the ages of 17 – 24
We are looking for students who have a positive attitude, willingness to learn and a minimum of a restricted drivers' license
I’m interested – what next:

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 as well as a criminal history check.

A role with us 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 the trade you need to do your job.

Please apply directly on our careers website at the following link:


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.