Paihia, NZ
3d ago

Ventia runs the Far North District Council South Area Road Maintenance Contract and we are currently seeking an experienced and hardworking Drainlayer.


We are looking for a Drainlayer in the Paihia area. The is a fantastic role, with a way to develop your skills and we also want to support and mould you for your career progression.

Our Paihia team environment is solid - we look after each other and enjoy an excellent quality of life where you can spend weekends with your family.

With time for a quick fish after work.

The role is responsible for providing hands-on commercial drainlaying work. You will ensure that assigned work is done within a given timeframe, and that it meets or exceeds client expectations and reaches Ventia commercial targets.

Activities carried out under this role are primarily Civil construction work under our Maintenance Team in Paihia.


The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes :

  • Experience working as a drainlayer in a commercial environment
  • Experience in civil / roads construction and use of machinery
  • A current NZ Driver's License is required
  • Be physically fit
  • Able to work unsupervised and a part of a team.
  • Have a positive attitude, and a demonstrated commitment to health and safety
  • The successful candidate should be motivated, and willing to work hard to ensure their own personal growth and the development of the team.

    There is a strong focus on Health and Safety as well as meeting Client expectations, quality workmanship and providing high levels of customer service.

    You will need to have good communication skills, and a desire to go the extra mile.

    If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for - Apply Today!

    Short-listed candidates must be prepared to undergo a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol test.

    To learn more about us, visit Ventia at

    We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day.

    Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

    Position Reference Number : 114838

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