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Civil Drainlayer

About the opportunity:

Our client has a reputation of being the go-to for difficult construction projects. If you are a dedicated professional with experience as a civil Drainlayer, this is your chance to be part of a group who value maintaining their relationships with clients and producing great outcomes. 

Role description:

The main role is the laying, repairing and planning of drains. Your work will involve drain laying lasers, external lasers, theodolites, pipe stoppers, sewer sealing cushions, cable avoidance tools, surveying equipment, mandrills, manhole shutters, tripods, winches, harnesses and manhole equipment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Laying Pipes
  • Concrete and PVC
  • Water care / reticulation
  • Manhole installation
  • Retaining walls
  • Joining Pipes
  • Following Plans
  • Assisting with Trenching

This role will suit someone with the following background / experience / qualities:

  • PGDB Tradesman Drainlayer Ticket or National Certificate in Infrastructure
  • Experience in the civil industry
  • Pipe laying experience in drain laying or roading an advantage
  • Must have a clean New Zealand drivers licence
  • Able to perform manual tasks and take instructions from Site Managers
  • Be reliable, punctual and honest
  • Have a positive “Can Do” attitude and work well within a team

About the company:

Our client is an experienced multi-disciplinary civil engineering contractor that has worked on some of New Zealand’s largest public infrastructure projects. They specialise in urban city ‘brown field’ (or infill) civil infrastructure projects, where challenging construction constraints exist. They are very experienced in ‘green field’ projects, having worked on many large NZTA ‘Roads of National Significance’ roading projects, large land development and subdivision projects.

What will they offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package based on experience
  • Vehicle, fuel card and phone
  • Be part of an easy going and friendly team

To find out more:

If you are interested in finding out more about this role please apply below or email us at


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