• Drainlayer


ACL recognises that our staff are our key asset and works hard to ensure that they are well trained, work in a safe way in a zero harm environment, are supported in gaining qualifications and are well remunerated.

Ashburton, Mid Canterbury’s largest town with a population of approximately 20,000 is one hours drive from Christchurch and has a full range of facilities and services in a vibrant community including a new $32m swimming pool and stadium complex under construction. The cost of housing and renting is generally cheaper than in Christchurch.

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Due to our increased workload we are looking to add a qualified Drainlayer, or Journeyman to our busy Drainage Department.

The successful applicant will have certification and/or experience in either drainlaying or Infrastructure Pipelaying,  as you will be undertaking all aspects of water and sewer reticulation installation, maintenance and repair as well as job planning and client liaison.

You will be an excellent communicator able to motivate staff to complete high quality work and to meet key targets within contract deadlines. In addition you should be able to interpret plans and specifications.

A background in roading, drainage or general construction is a distinct advantage and a minimum of a Class 2 licence is essential.

ACL is a leading company in the local civil contracting field and a full range of contracting tasks are carried out by our company which has a workforce exceeding 120.

The Sucessful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment drug test.

An attractive employment package to reflect your qualifications and experience will be offered.

Please send or email your application with CV or current details included to:
Drainage Manager
Ashburton Contracting Ltd
P O Box 264
Ashburton 7740

Succesful applicants must hold a valid NZ Work Visa or NZ Residency and will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screen.