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General Labourer


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Source: uWorkin


angle-right Job no: 581004
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Auckland
Categories: Health Safety & Environment, 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 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

The Downer Penrose Transport Services team needs a physically fit and motivated person to join our Auckland Transport Central Auckland crew to lend a helping hand as a General Labourer. This is an entry level opportunity for people interested in civil construction, maintenance and roading. You will be involved in the general operation of trucks and machinery as well as day to day manual labouring duties.

We offer plenty of development opportunities for our Labourers who put in the hard yards, we support and encourage training and upskilling. You will be responsible for:

  • Helping with safe site setup for your crew and the general public
  • Ensuring efficient use of materials, supplies and equipment
  • Working as part of a cohesive team to deliver to projects
  • Being open and willing to develop your skill set and advance your career

If you enjoy spending your days outdoors and getting involved in practical work, this is the job for you!

So what do we offer?

  • A great way to gain exposure to Downer and the industry
  • Guaranteed Full time hours - Minimum 40 per week for duration of contract
  • The chance to join a passionate team that likes to have a laugh while getting the job done
  • A real focus on a safe working environment with all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided
  • Extensive training to develop your skillset and propel your career forward
  • Access to a range of corporate discounts and benefits including offers of subsidised insurance, gym memberships, retail discounts and free counselling services etc.

About you:

Along with a positive attitude and a commitment to safe workplace practises, we are looking for you to have:
  • Class 1 - Full New Zealand Drivers Licence
  • The ability to work well within a team and alone when required
  • A can-do attitude with a good work ethic
  • Demonstrated that you are reliable and dependable

It also helps if you have the following, however these are not deal breakers and training can be provided:
  • Class 2 - 4 Drivers Licences and WTR endorsements
  • Experience operating a variety of civil machinery

Ultimately we are looking for individuals who are willing to learn, grow and develop themselves within our business.