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Downer NZ

Downer NZ

New Zealand




About us

Our ambition is to build a better New Zealand which we do through the strength of the relationships we hold and develop. This is underpinned by our purpose and our four pillars: safety, delivery, relationships and thought leadership.

Our history in New Zealand began with the formation of the Public Works Department in 1870 and the New Zealand Post office in 1880. For over a century, we’ve been helping to shape New Zealand by successfully collaborating with asset owners to build, maintain and operate their assets with a whole-of-life approach.

We do this through the support of our highly capable, skilled and committed people and by engaging a network of trusted and long-term sub-contractors, suppliers and like-minded organisations and partners. Our 10,000 employees are looking after New Zealand from Kaitaia to Invercargill in more than 120 locations across the country.

Our work involves maintaining and renewing vital infrastructure assets that support our communities, addresses infrastructure needs, enables economic growth and extends beyond the physical assets to the wellbeing of our people and communities.

We have recently reshaped our organisation around three sectors: TransportUtilities and Facilities to be closer to our customers and deliver a greater impact to communities.

Roles for everyone.

Our ambition is to build a better future for Aotearoa. It takes the passion and the efforts of ten thousand people across the country to bring it to life. We are people like you, and we make change happen every day in our local communities. We offer a wide range of opportunities for development and growth – facilitating something different for everyone. We recognise that not one size fits all, and for you to thrive, we provide a multitude of support and pathways to suit. https://people.downergroup.co.nz/