Road Maintenance Worker Te Anau
Downer EDI Limited
Te Anau, Australia
3d ago
source : infomine-inc-manuela

About the role

This role is an integral part of the Milford Road Alliance. The Alliance is a combination of both NZ Transport Agency and Downer NZ staff based in Te Anau whose sole focus is the Milford Road.

This includes routine and cyclic works, emergency works, the avalanche control programme, winter road maintenance, and the Homer tunnel and incident response.

In this role you will be a Downer employee but dedicated to work within the Alliance team to aid in the effective maintenance and management of 120km of State Highway 94 (The Milford Road), from Te Anau to Milford Sound with much of the route inside the Fiordland National Park.

Working in Fiordland with its extremes of weather and terrain is challenging - so your sole focus will be on the Milford Road only.

You will be responsible for undertaking programmed inspections of The Milford Road. You could find yourself driving through the tunnel each day carrying out sign maintenance, sweeping or working on pavement repairs to maintain the road to a high standard for our road users.

Opportunities will arise to work on projects as we improve assets along the route. During the winter season, you will also be ploughing snow and spreading grit along our roads and working within the Milford Road Avalanche Program.

Perks & Benefits

Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive remuneration package, in some roles a vehicle package, the tools of trade required to deliver the excellence we are known for, and a whole lot of extras such as merch, clothing, boots, PPE, over time and meal allowances, as well as guaranteed hours.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, that includes a Zero Harm tolerance. You will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry leading and your career opportunities limitless in an organisation the size of ours.

And because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners.

You will receive extensive discounts and perks across a huge number of sought-after multinational brands, think : banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more!

You will love being a part of the Downer lifestyle, come and see for yourself why we are the crème de la crème of employers as we continue to build our future! Literally.

About you

This is a fantastic opportunity for a real self-starter who enjoys working within a supportive team environment. You will bring with you the following :

  • Minimum Class 1 of New Zealand's driving license with the ability to operate a manual vehicle. We would also value a Class 2 - 5 license
  • Previous experience in a similar Road Maintenance position preferred
  • Must be able to work unsupervised, show initiative and confidence making good decisions
  • Have the willingness to make this role your own and be open to growth opportunities
  • How to bring your Difference to Downer

    If you are interested in the work that we are doing to make New Zealand better and want to take your career to the future with us, then we want to hear from you.

    Hit the Apply Now button to fill out an application form and upload your CV.

    If you would like to learn more about us, the work that we are doing, and the difference we are making to the communities we work in then head to our website to find out more https : / / www.

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    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.

    Advertised : 01 Jun 2021 New Zealand Standard Time

    Applications close : 06 Dec 2021 New Zealand Daylight Time

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