Job ID 573054Job Type Full Time – PermanentLocation AucklandCategories Trades, Maintenance, Operations/Production, ConstructionAdvertised08 Sep 2020 New Zealand Standard TimeApplications close06 Oct 2020 New Zealand Daylight TimeExcavator OperatorDowner New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.Downer are proudly supporting a range of exciting construction projects across Auckland from Mt Albert to Manurewa! The construction division is highly respected and has a great track record for delivering a high standard of work across the country. We need an experienced Excavator Operator to operate plant and machinery accurately and safely.About the role:You will be involved in planning, organising, directing and controlling activities and operations on site on a day to day basis. You will support the team by operating machinery to support with trench digging, concreting, digging out curb lines and backfilling. As we are one team, you will be happy to help the team with curb laying, concreting and general support when excavation work is on pause. You will also:Ensure work is completed to the satisfaction of customers and all targets including productivity, quality and safety are met.Monitor operations under your control to ensure compliance in relation to H&S, the environment and quality assuranceEnsure efficient use of materials, supplies and equipment to minimise cost and wastageCommunicate effectively with clients, crew and supervisorsLead by example, driving Zero Harm through operational excellenceAbout you:You will have plenty of experience operating Excavators (1.5T – 5T) within the civil construction industry – particularly in drainage and water projects. You will have an organised and systematic approach to the work environment and take pride in your work . You will also:Hold Class 2 drivers licence with W, T, R endorsements (Class 4, 5 an advantage)Have practical work experience in Carpentry, bridge maintenance, concreting and/ or structures workHold strong planning skills and the ability to deal with unexpected events and problem solveHave good verbal and written communication skillsBe physically fit and able to carry out manual tasksBe able to demonstrate Leadership qualities that empower othersBenefits of joining Team Downer:Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. We also offer:Stable employment with an industry leaderLong term training and development opportunitiesFull time (40 hours) guaranteed, and overtime available during peak Summer seasonTools of trade including your uniform and safety gear providedAccess to a range of company benefits and partnered discountsHow to apply?Get your career moving by registering your interest today! Simply head over to www.downercareers.co.nz , enter reference 573054 and apply.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 & medical.Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don’t delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.