Road Maintenance Worker

Last updated 16 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.

Here in Twizel we are looking for a Road Maintenance Worker to join our crew as we carry out work on our maintenance contract in the region! Based in our Satellite depot this is an exciting opportunity for you if you are looking for a role where you get to travel around our town and make a difference each day.

What we offer:

  • Very competitive pay rate, company tools of trade vehicle and other benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for training and career progression for those who work hard and demonstrate willingness to learn
  • Modern machinery, with more new gear on its way
  • A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere

About the role:

You will be leading your crew doing construction and maintenance works on roading, pavements and drainage. Your duties will involve operating our vehicle around town working independently and from helping the team out with general maintenance, construction and traffic management work.

The position involves your availability from Monday – Friday as the crew are working to the weather conditions, in the winter season you will be ploughing snow and spreading grit along our roads. You may also be asked to carry out weekend and/or at nighton 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!

About you:

Along with your civil experience as a Driver Operator there are a few essentials to what we are looking for, but don’t stress too much if you don’t tick them all off, we are prepared to train you:

  • You’ll hold a class 2 minimum full New Zealand Drivers licence with WTR endorsements and a class 4 full licence being desirable
  • High standard of workmanship with a commitment to safe workplace practises
  • Clear communication skills with the ability to build rapport with stakeholders and easily chat with your crew

If you have experience in leading a team then we want to hear from you!

How to apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 575297 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.