Title:  Traffic Control Operator


Queenstown, NZ, NZ

The Opportunity

Veolia Australia & New Zealand is the only global company to provide a full range of environmental services in the fields of water, waste management and energy solutions. With the global expertise gained from serving the environment for more than 150 years, Veolia operates in more than 40 countries around the world, with well over a hundred sites and approximately 4000 employees in Australia & New Zealand.

Join our Queenstown team as a Traffic control operator and play a crucial role in maintaining our community's wastewater infrastructure.
In this position, you will be assisting with traffic management ie. site set up; stop/go operations and monitoring traffic/pedestrians.   You will also need to have a strong work ethic and be highly motivated.

What's on offer

  • A great team-working environment
  • Employee share plan where employees have the opportunity to purchase discounted Veolia shares
  • Employee assistance programs (EAP) through assure which covers mental health, nutrition, financial, legal, coaching and career transition support
  •  Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Stable employment with a reputable organisation
  •  Meaningful work that contributes to the well-being of our community

What you'll be responsible for

  • Maintenance and repair of pipes, leaks, blockages and pump stations
  • Installation and repair of water meters
  • Repair of burst water mains
  • Installation of new manholes
  • Act as a point of contact for customer requests for service.  Appropriately respond to these in a timely manner, assessing and coordinating remedial action if required
  • Coordinate and provide contractual reporting to the Client
  • Accurately log all reports and jobs, completing the necessary paperwork and filing where required
  • Be present onsite to oversee contractor activities – this involves working reasonable and regular amounts of overtime, in a variety of weather conditions at multiple locations
  • Participate in the development and implementation of Capital Works improvement programs
  • Provide network operations support to the Technical Officer and Supervisor undertaking minor repairs, assisting with major repairs and replacing reticulated pipelines
  • Positively contribute to the district based operations teams by fostering effective working relationships with field, engineering and management staff, client representatives and customers and suppliers.  
  • Undertake such general duties as required for the effective provision of services to the client and customers

What you'll need to be successful

  • Class 1 Licence essential although Class 2 Licence will be an advantage
  • Have an STMS or TC/TMO qualification with proven experience
  • At least 2 years practical experience monitoring active traffic sites
  • Experience working in infrastructure and roading projects
  • Work fit, self-motivated and a positive proactive attitude
  • Strong focus on health and safety practices
  • Ability to work on your own and within a team

A Veolia Career

At Veolia Australia and New Zealand, you’ll join a team of over 4000 passionate innovators... and good humans. Our environmental solutions help customers preserve and renew our natural resources, creating a better future for our planet. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build your career, and resource the world. If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for maintaining critical infrastructure, we want to hear from you. Apply now and join our team of skilled technicians committed to ensuring the efficient and compliant operation.

We value diversity, equality and inclusion, and we are committed to providing working environments where everyone is included and treated fairly and with respect. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

If you are able to tick most of the above, and are a reliable team player with excellent organisational, communication and customer service skills, we would like to hear from you. 

To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.