Downer Group
3d ago

Coming out of lockdown and looking for a change of career? Our Nelson crew is growing with a large pipeline of construction projects coming our way, including significant stormwater upgrades, bridge construction, retaining walls / structures, pavement rehabs and other exciting projects to keep us busy!

With these secure lucrative contracts we are now looking for Foreperson Operator’s to lead our construction and maintenance crews.

If you like variety, enjoy a challenge and want to feel valued in a great team environment, come and join us now. This will be a great opportunity for you if you are looking to step up and lead a crew, or just enjoy leading by example in operating a range of equipment.

What’s in it for you?

  • Very competitive pay rate, including vehicle, plus overtime and other benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for training and career progression to those who work hard and demonstrate willingness to learn as we have both internal & external programmes available
  • A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere
  • Modern machinery, with more new gear on its way
  • Job security we have kept all of our staff employed and paid throughout the Lockdown
  • This hands on’ role will require you to provide leadership by planning, providing direction and controlling activities whilst working alongside the crew in the field.

    About you :

    Along with your positive attitude and your commitment to safe workplace practises there are a few essentials, but don’t stress too much if you don’t tick them all off, we are prepared to train you :

  • You will hold a class 1-2 full New Zealand Drivers licence with WTR endorsements
  • Class 4 New Zealand drivers licence will be beneficial
  • Previous experience in a Civil Construction / Foreperson role
  • Knowledge of and experienced in civil construction specifications and procedures
  • Team leadership skills and the ability to motivate and lead a team
  • If you are looking for a role where you can make a difference in the community then this could be the role for you.

    If this sounds like you? Do not delay! Seize the opportunity to secure your future with Downer

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