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Ready for New Zealand?

Ready for New Zealand?

We’ve got the work, bring your difference from wherever you are! 

If you haven’t heard the news, New Zealand is reopening its borders in 2022 and if you’re thinking of returning or relocating then why not join our team of ten thousand – we’ve got opportunities available across the length and breadth of our business.  

Facilities, Utilities and Transport is what we do, across 122 locations in Aotearoa New Zealand. For over 150 years, we have developed, built and maintained some of this country’s most iconic infrastructure that contributes to the way we all live and work. Our ambition is to build a better future for Aotearoa and it’s our people who will help get us there.   

From airports and roads, energy and water, hotels and hospitals – our transformational iconic projects shape New Zealand’s future. Come and be part of a company centered on its passionate people and underpinned by a quintessential Kiwi can-do attitude.  

In 2017 we also acquired Hawkins, New Zealand’s leading construction business. Delivering unique projects across a variety of sectors including education, health, airports, commercial office buildings and heritage restorations, it’s their expertise in delivering complex projects that really sets them apart.  

There are hundreds of opportunities currently available to join our Downer and Hawkins family and we’re looking for people with expertise across the multitude of industries in which we operate. From Project or Civil Engineers, Operations & Maintenance Managers, and Construction Managers to Quantity surveyors and Civil Engineers – register your interest to join New Zealand’s leading provider of integrated services. 

Whether you are coming home or want to relocate to New Zealand, we have a range of opportunities available across Hawkins and Downer. Check out now and help us build a better New Zealand – there has never been a more exciting time to come and join us.  

Check opportunities at Downer and Hawkins and register your interest today. 

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Why New Zealand?


There’s nothing quite like a Kiwi summer, so what better time to leave the cold winter behind and join us as we enter the hottest months of the year? We’re home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and landscapes, with many of our projects located in some of the most scenic parts of the country. With roles located across the North and South Island you can take your pick as to where you want to set up home!  

Don’t just take our word for it, hear from some of our people who made the move from overseas and haven’t looked back, plus get an insight on some of our projects from EGM Facilities, Murray Robertson.  

Register your interest! We are actively recruiting in our construction, transport, and utilities teams.  


Meet our team

Our leadership team are heading over to the UK in early 2022 and are ready to meet with potential candidates. If you’re wanting to return home or wanting to call NZ your new home, register your interest today and our team will be in touch with more information.

We've got the work, bring your difference

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