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Waste Water Operator

Downer Group - Albany, WA

Trades & Services
Source: uWorkin

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Full Job Description
Job no: 580034

Work type: Full Time - Permanent

Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Water

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.

Downer 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 maintains longstanding contracts and significant operations to over a quarter of New Zealanders. We are proud to be working on a long-term maintenance contract across the Auckland Region. The Downer Water team has an excellent opportunity for a Wastewater Operator with experience in drainage maintenance, drain cleaning experience or road maintenance to become part of their great team. Experience with working with heavy machinery and manoeuvring of large vehicles in residential areas will also be valued.

Based in Albany the contracts are to provide essential services to the North Shore, Rodney, and Waitakere areas. The work offers variety and includes general maintenance works, pipeline, and related repairs, pump works, and construction projects for waterways, ponds and rivers, and general civil based activities.

A bit about your role:
Responsibilities include driving and or assisting with the operation of our Hydro Jetting (pipe cleaning) unit undertaking programmed inspections, carrying out routine maintenance and emergency drain cleaning. Good customer service skills will be an advantage together with the ability to work both as part of a team and unsupervised.

Driving and operating the hydro jetting truck

Investigating and unblocking faulty drainage infrastructure

Assisting with emergency response to achieve emergency works KPI’s

Hazard assessment to ensure workplace safety.

A bit about you:
A full driver's licence and class 2 licence with WTR

Previous pipe cleaning, flusher truck or hydro-jetting experience.

Traffic management skills TC and or STMS trained

Current confined space entry trained

Strong focus on Health and Safety

Computer and technology literate

CCTV camera operating experience

Proven leadership skills to run your own jobs

Civil and drain laying experience

Experience on mobile frame and workbench

Strong trouble shooting and problem-solving abilities

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 580034 to apply.

A role with the Downer Water Team can advance your career and expand your skills. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team, working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job.

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 and 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.

Advertised: 15 Apr 2021 New Zealand Standard Time

Applications close: 29 Apr 2021 New Zealand Standard Time