Downer Group
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Downer Group Careers and Employment

About the company

  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    $7.5bn to $14.5bn (NZD)
  • Industry
    Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services
  • Headquarters
    Sydney, AS
  • Link
    Downer Group website
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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 431 reviews and is evolving.



Chef in Wellington
on 10 June 2022
Overall not bad
Training options available in the beginning had lots of support but things are different now still have enjoyed my time working g there pay isn't great
Senior Health, Safety & Environment Advisor in Waikato District, Waikato
on 18 January 2023
Productive and supportive workplace
Structure environment with lots of team building.Good training courses and very supportive during Covid.Plant and equipment is well maintained with an excellent Plant team who are very professional and keep up to date with technology.Communication is good within the region
Glove and Barrier, linesman, fault man, maintenance in Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
on 10 January 2023
un safe
under cuts good companys who do the right thing employs thugs who bully workers breaks every rule in the book to make the jobs go ahead the best part is the job interview were they say how good it is
Driver/Operator (3yrs) in Whakatane, Bay of Plenty
on 6 October 2021
some hard work but you get to have fun doing it
A great place to work no two day the same with great training there staff to up skill levels this job take to see country you may never had seen from beachs to rivers place in the middle of no where for my on any given day you may doing drainage ,sealing of stab patchs
Administrator on Temporary Assignment - One Staff in Turitea wind farm
on 16 July 2021
Loved the people and challenges that gave opportunities to show my skills, and learn more about the company
Loved my temp role with Downer, would go back any day. Great people to work with, varied job tasks. Lots of option to learn. They showed appreciation and respect. They listened and took what a had to say seriously. . health and safety team were brilliant to work with. Great to feel respected for the jobs I done.

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Interview insights

Insights from 42 Indeed users who have interviewed with Downer Group within the last 5 years.

Favourable experience
Interview is average
Process takes about a day or two

Interview Questions

Unsure. No interview as went through an employment agency.

Shared on 16 August 2020

1. Are you eligible to work in NZ? 2. Tell us more about yourself. 3. What do you expect the comp can do for you? 4. Are you a team player?

Shared on 2 August 2020

Experience, Job History, They ask about your Knowledge of the company. Where you would like to be in 5 Years, What can you bring to the company.

Shared on 30 May 2017

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