Downer EDI Limited
Kaikoura, Australia
3d ago
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Employer Location Kaikoura, Australia Salary Competitive Closing date Jul 18, 2022 Category , Work Term Work Load Language You need to or to save a job. angle-right Job no : 581754

Work type : Full Time - Permanent

Location : Kaikoura

Categories : Engineering (All disciplines), Trades, Maintenance, Operations / Production, Construction

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand's infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

About the role

We have a variety of exciting projects in the pipeline and have an exciting opportunity in Kaikoura for a Foreperson to join our dedicated crew.

Exposed to an assortment of consistent works you will be busy and have plenty of opportunity to grow and develop your skill set.

Ultimately, you will be a part of a motivated team that designs, builds, and maintains 25,000 kms worth of roads in Aotearoa.

With over 150 years of projects and knowledge under our belts, our position is strong, and our vision is innovative and future focused (just like your career once you join us).

We are building sustainable communities that you can be proud to say that you have been a part of producing.

What Difference can Downer offer you?

Working for a progressive and stable employer, Downer offers more than just the basics you'd expect from a large organisation.

Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we've got you covered.

Here's just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you :

  • A competitive hourly remuneration package plus overtime rates, allowances, and guaranteed full time hours! You get paid even if we are rained out - say goodbye to fixed rates!
  • Tools of trade company vehicle
  • Our employee recognition programme celebrates and recognises ($$$) our people for the value they bring!
  • Thinking of moving to Kaikoura? Talk to us about how we can support you with relocation assistance!
  • We are invested in upgrading and maintaining our modern equipment and machinery (our machines are pretty much brand new) ensuring you have all the gear you need to successfully perform your role!
  • You will have a dedicated personal development plan that is reviewed quarterly empowering you to take ownership of your career!
  • Access to over 50 Training Programs including Leadership Pathways!
  • A comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners - you will receive a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more!
  • A dedicated Corporate Social Responsibility team that wraps support around you when you need it most!
  • We also encourage our people to participate in community volunteering initiatives and pay for the time you spend helping to make our community better with Downer's volunteer leave!
  • We are focused on creating a vibrant community of belonging that pursues diversity, builds inclusion, and creates more equitable opportunities for everyone.

    You will love being a part of the Downer whanau! Come and see for yourself what makes us different, as we continue to build our future! Literally.

    About you

    We are looking for a leader with strong Civil experience, in addition to :

  • A Class 4 full New Zealand Drivers licence with WTR endorsements
  • A proven track record of operating a range of civil machinery to a high standard
  • Commitment to safe workplace practices
  • Clear communication skills with the ability to build rapport with stakeholders and with your crew
  • About us

    At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport business is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.

    We are big picture people, operating under a model that pushes beyond the here and now. We design, build, and sustain the projects we work on, whilst also developing innovative solutions to the world's leading issues around sustainability, where we are recognised as global leaders.

    We remain at the forefront of our industry by building bright futures for our people, matching our words with our actions, and having the courage to challenge the status quo.

    Our people are experts in their fields, influencing and shaping our future.

    This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference by joining us as we continue to build a better tomorrow for generations to come.

    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. Alternatively contact Anna Ahmad at for a confidential chat.

    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

    Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.

    Advertised : 19 May 2022 New Zealand Standard Time

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