Technology & Communications Services

#TITLE#Downer offers end-to-end critical infrastructure management solutions to customers in the technology and communications industry in both Australia and New Zealand. Our expertise in the pre-feasibility and design phases of the life cycle provides our customers with a high level of assurance and reduces strategic uncertainty at the beginning of the investment process.

Our comprehensive project and program management capability is supported by our superior mechanical, electrical and technical capabilities. This allows us to deliver projects safely, right the first time, cost effectively and on schedule. Downer offers an integrated civil construction, electrical, fibre, copper and radio network deployment capability throughout  Australia and New Zealand.

We manage and deliver remedial works and proactive maintenance. Our approach is centred on reducing the risk associated with disruption to asset operations and working towards improving asset performance in order to ensure equipment meets its life cycle expectations.

We are able to manage a widely distributed and substantial trade workforce, providing customers with confidence when we deal directly with their customers. Our people demonstrate daily, the commitment we have to our customers and the communities we work in. We listen, understand and partner with each stakeholder to ensure all parties’ interests are considered.

Construction Partners

Why work for Downer?

Downer is committed to providing an educated and connected workforce that delivers market leading products and services to the technology and telecommunications industry.  We understand and recognise that having a strong relationship with our construction partners is an important part of achieving joint success.

Downer is currently seeking construction partners to join our Technology and Telecommunications business on the roll out and service of various Telstra and NBNCo™ projects in WA, QLD, NSW and VIC.  To be considered, you will need to have experience and a high level of competency in one or all aspects of:

  • Site Scoping or Survey - a sound network knowledge and ability to capture what is required for a quality design and more importantly a Right First Time construction;
  • Civil works - Pit & Pipe installation, excavation and directional drilling;
  • Installation of equipment - cabinets, towers and pillars;
  • Coaxial cabling works - for MDU and SDU;
  • Cable hauling - Fibre, copper and electrical;
  • Fibre splicing - joint and cable preparation and relevant testing procedures;
  • Copper cable jointers;
  • Device and equipment installation including commissioning and integration.


About you

  • You want a customer that treats you as a partner in order to grow a sustainable business
  • Sound understanding of the telecommunications network and systems
  • Previous experience within the telecommunications industry
  • Registered Pty Ltd company with evidence of relevant insurances
  • You are reliable with a strong safety focus, quality workmanship and excellent customer service


What we are offering

  • A partnership built on trust and mutual respect
  • Consistent and large work volumes
  • Competitive rates and payment terms
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm, Right First Time installation and productivity
  • Opportunities and support to grow your business and develop your company and the skills of your workforce
  • Superior RCTI processes aimed at reducing administration time and costs and providing consistent payment cycles


Want more information?

Click here to submit your expression of interest to become a construction partner with Downer.