Spray Operator - OSM
Employer Location Tauranga, Australia Salary Competitive Closing date Nov 30, 2022 Category Work Term Work Load Language You need to or to save a job. angle-right Job no: 594109
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Categories: Trades, Maintenance
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 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.
About the role:
Having recently won a new Maintenance Contract our team is looking for a OSM Spray Operator to provide vegetation maintenance and weed control by agrichemical spraying applications across the BOP region.
This involves the effective day-to-day operations through optimising the use of plant equipment and materials. In addition to the spray work you will be needed to provide support for the team with use of hand power tools and Ride-on mowing for open space parks and reserves maintenance.
You will assist in building strong customer relationships by meeting contract time frames and specifications. This also includes meeting all requirements relating to Quality, Health and Safety.
What could be in it for you?
Stability offered - this is a new contract so we're looking for people who can commit long term
Work within a good team environment
Competitive hourly rate
Extensive training and development opportunities
We are looking for individuals who:
Full level 1 Drivers Licence, HT an advantage
Experience in agrichemical spraying operations and compliance
Experience in use and operations of small plant and machinery
Strong ability to Communicate effectively
Good experience in dealing with customers
Great ability to work in a team
Co-operative, self-motivated, energetic, proactive and results-orientated
Technical skills: Blow vac Upfront ride on mower Boom and gun spray mounted units Transporter trailer Line trimmer & edging units
Grow safe Safety precautions for Glyphosate 360 - Register Chemical Applicator advantageous
Experience in use and operations of ride-on mowing, tractor implement mowing advantageous
We have a pretty great culture here, but that's not the only reason you'll love working for us.
We're pretty social - we have fun at work in a team environment.
We like to learn new things and we'll encourage you to do the same.
Our work is highly visible, you can be proud of what you've created.
Full site uniform provided.
Refer a friend bonus program
Applying is as easy as getting in touch, either apply online by heading to and entering 594109 into the keyword search
Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.
Applicants for this position need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Advertised: 31 Oct 2022 New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Nov 2022 New Zealand Daylight Time