Road Work. But Not As You Know It.

Careers In Road Maintenance

Take up the tools of the trade

From avalanche protection and incident response on our highway network, through to operating million-dollar machines and running your own team, you can go a long way with a career in road maintenance.

Get hands on. Get practical. Build your future with a solid job and work your way up in the industry that keeps New Zealand’s roads moving.

Find Jobs In Your Region

Work Local

Get job security and stay close to family and friends as you take responsibility for your region’s roads and highways.

Be part of the team

Work in dedicated crews that help keep your local community moving.

Build Your Future

Pathways for growth in a booming industry with competitive base salaries.

What can you do
in road maintenance?

Where can you go
in road maintenance?

Entry Level

Traffic Control
Light Machinery
Road Marking
Graduate Civil Engineer


Heavy Machinery
Site Supervision
Civil Engineer
Project Manager
Network Inspector


Jake started his career in civil construction at 16, working on New Zealand’s roads and operating large machinery such as excavators and graders.

He has shown a huge amount of drive, going on to become foreman of several construction crews in his early 20s.

Jake Alderson

Jake Alderson
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Are you ready to work in
Road Maintenance?

Start now in your region