Network Technician - Roading and State Highways at New Zealand Transport Agency, Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Be part of a dynamic team as kaitiaki of the State Highway Network across Otago and Southland
- Work within a high performing team focused on asset management excellence.
- Dunedin Based with flexible working arrangements.
Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
As Network Technician, you will support the System Management team in delivering state highway network maintenance and operational services.
As part of the Network Management team, you will assist the team to manage and oversee contractors, undertake basic network inspections, liaise with contractors, and manage the documentation related to contract management. Corridor management, assisting the wider System Management team with land use development assessments and many other opportunities.
The role will also undertake some customer interaction and be responsible for responding to and following up queries related to the local network.
The role may suit a graduate with a passion for and experience in transportation and asset management or an experienced practitioner with a desire to drive great outcomes on the State Highway network, for all New Zealanders.
View the position description here.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
This is a great entry level to Road Maintenance and Operations, Network Management and Asset Management with Waka Kotahi.
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
- Understanding of road asset management, infrastructure engineering design and/or working with operational teams in delivery
- Understanding of basic technical aspects of road maintenance
- Experience in working in situations demanding flexibility to adapt quickly to changing circumstances
- A strong achievement/delivery focus
- Good interpersonal and written communications
- Experience building and maintaining good working relationships
- Tech savvy, including being adept in the use of Microsoft based programs e.g. Excel
- Current and valid driver's licence is essential
- Appropriate tertiary qualification is desirable
You will demonstrate knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an understanding of Te Ao Māori and promote tikanga and Te Reo Māori. You will also have knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an appreciation of Te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) as it applies in the public sector.
As a member of the Network Management team, you'll be joining a high performing team of Network and Senior Network Managers across the region who really know their stuff! We have achieved some extraordinary outcomes over the last few years. The team collaborate on projects, enjoy sharing their expertise and bouncing ideas off one another. There is also a great opportunity to work amongst national subject matter experts locally as well as access to technical advisors across the business nationally, to complement and develop your own skills.
Our Lower South Island team is a vibrant, supportive, and collaborative team who love their mahi and a good coffee!
Waka Kotahi offer a range of incredible benefits for our employees such as: flexible working, 5 weeks annual leave, insurance benefits, e-bike subsidies, access to the Marram Trust holiday homes.
Ko wai mātou | About us
At Waka Kotahi, the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation's performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. The Transport Agency has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.
The Transport Services Group plan, design, build, operate and maintain an integrated transport system. This group plays a key role in delivering the priority of improving and maintaining the land transport system in line with our key priorities as an agency.
Rā Katinga | Applications close:
3 December 2023
For further information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.
Waka Kotahi is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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