New Zealand’s largest and most trusted three waters provider.

Safe, mature and experience driven-IP in all aspects of civil infrastructure.

Integrated property service solutions that deliver on specified outcomes

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Citycare Water Drainlayer

  • Genuine career development opportunities
  • Grow your skills with formal and on-the-job training
  • Be part of a friendly, diverse and supportive team

We Discover. We Deliver. We Care.

As New Zealand's go-to company for infrastructure construction and maintenance services, we know our people are what make us great. Citycare is going places, and we're looking for talented people to join us on the journey.

Our leading-edge water treatment, reticulation, construction, and maintenance capabilities keep New Zealand's cities running around the clock. We are seeking experienced Drainlayers to join our dedicated and talented drainage teams.

In this role, you will:
  • Lay and repair sewage and stormwater drains.
  • Install and repair wastewater treatment systems.
  • Consult with clients and external tradespeople about where the drains or wastewater treatment systems are to be laid or repaired; this is especially important in regard to underground services.
  • Any other drainage work that may require the assistance of a drainlayer.
About you:

Ideally, you can demonstrate previous experience in maintaining stormwater and/or wastewater (sewer) systems or experience within the construction and utilities industry.

You will be physically fit, health and safety focused, able to work well in a team, as well as independently, and have a proactive, hands-on approach to things.

Skills & Experience
  • Our ideal candidates will be a certified or registered Drainlayer.
  • You will hold at least a class 1 full driver’s license and have a proven health and safety track record.
  • You will have at least 5 years’ experience in drainage with a strong work ethic and can-do attitude.
  • This is a customer-focused role, so you must enjoy working with the public and the wider community.
  • Successful candidates must also be physically fit, health and safety focused, and able to work well in a team as well as independently.
Benefits & Culture
  • Pay rate from $23.65 - $31.00 per hour
  • Overtime and on-call roster available
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Know that the work you're doing is working towards a cleaner, safer community
About Citycare Water

Citycare Water is New Zealand's most trusted three waters provider in New Zealand. We maintain over 20,000kms of piping networks to over 25% of properties throughout the country. Servicing over 1.2 million New Zealanders, we are the country's largest three waters maintenance services provider delivering reliable, sustainable, smart service solutions with robust real-time asset information to drive efficiencies and cost savings for our clients.

We take a whole-of-life approach to asset optimisation and have an unrivalled track record of keeping things flowing through even the worst natural disasters.

We invest in our people, communities, processes and technologies. We prioritise the ongoing health, safety and well-being improvements for our staff and the public through the continuity of existing knowledge and relationships, which better support continuous collective improvement.

All preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment checks to the employer's satisfaction. These checks include but are not limited to Ministry of Justice criminal conviction report, medical assessment and drug and alcohol testing.