Senior Technician
Downer Group
5d ago

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  • 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.

    We hold a long term Asset Management and Facilities Management contract with the Department of Corrections and the Ministry of Justice.

    Downer provides an enhanced and extended scope of works and implements new processes to ensure that all facilitates are well managed and maintained.

    We are currently seeking a Senior Technician to join our onsite team based at Northland Corrections Facility.

    About the Role

    Our Senior Technician will work alongside our Site Manager to ensure the successful delivery of facilities maintenance services to the Prison.

    We are seeking a skilled technician, ideally with a plumbing or electrical background, who can help lead and manage our site technicians and ensure that our sub-contractors deliver services in a cost-effective and timely manner.

    You will spend up to 50% of the day on the tools and the remainder of your time estimating, scheduling and dispatching jobs.

    This role provides an opportunity for an ambitious and resilient individual to help lead a team to deliver services within KPI and to provide quality, value for money work.

    Prisons are sometimes challenging work environments, so this role is not for the faint hearted. You will be confident and able to conduct yourself professionally at all times.

  • What’s on offer;
  • While this role is not for the faint hearted, a role with Downer 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.

    About you :

    Downer is committed to hiring high calibre talent. If you believe you have the following attributes, we would love to hear from you :

  • Trade qualification with a minimum of 5 years’ experience (ideally plumbing, electrical or HVAC background) essential;
  • A proactive approach with a strong customer service ethic;
  • Good oral and written skills;
  • Intermediate PC and keyboard skills;
  • Proven experience in the operational leadership of a multi-trade service delivery team;
  • Experience in planning, scheduling and rostering people resources;
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and relationship skills;
  • Motivated, positive and outcome orientated;
  • Hold a current, full driver’s license essential.
  • 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.

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