Jobs Listing Branding
Company Downer
Location Porirua, Wellington
Listed Tue 9 Jan, 11:36 am
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 545475
Downer, operating throughout Australia and New Zealand is one of the biggest construction companies employing over 6500 people in New Zealand alone.  Having recently completed the successful acquisition of Hawkins and majority share in Spotless, Downer offers complete construction solutions both on horizontal and vertical construction projects.

Transport Services, is the Roading section of the business which holds many of the countries key maintenance contracts and NOC contracts as well completing major projects within New Zealand and overseas. 

As part of continued growth and development programme we have an excellent opportunity to join our Milling team based in our Porirua Depot based in Wellington.

About the role:

The successful applicant will be employed as Milling Operator working a number of high profile projects in the Wellington region covering a geographical area which spans from to New Plymouth and the Hawkes Bay on occasion with opportunities also in the Pacific Islands on some exciting projects.  Within this role you will assist in the delivery of asphalt paving and construction operations, aiding the delivery of contract requirements, optimization of resource use, achieving target results as well as working closely with internal and external teams.

If you want a career which is both rewarding, challenging and provides good development opportunities this is the role for you.  As an employee of Downers you will be part of a team which is making a difference to New Zealand developing legacies for future generations. 

This role provides the opportunity for you to take charge of a key component of our operational work, and produce positive results by making informed decisions and using your experience and organisational skills. We run a 7 day a week, 24 hour operation so you can expect some night and weekend work; we will need the successful applicant to be flexible with availability.

About you:

You will have a proven track record operating milling machines across a variety of materials and locations, as well as:

  • Preferably 2 years milling experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of milling machine operation
  • Knowledge of paving plant operation
  • Able to undertake site measurement and operate with minimal supervision
  • Provide solutions to unexpected events promote a "continual improvement" philosophy;
  • Strong problem solving skills & initiative
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to drive projects and complete within specified time frames

In return we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package which include company ute
  • Phone and other essential tools of the trade
  • Opportunity for substantial career development, training and job satisfaction
  • A supportive team environment where you'll work alongside industry experts!

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

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.