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We are looking for an Asset Manager to join the Higgins team who manage the East Waikato Network Outcomes Contract.

Operating principally from our Contract base in Morrinsville, and supporting the wider Waikato region, this contract covers the Hauraki Plains - Coromandel Peninsula region. This region includes maintenance of 530 kilometers of State Highways and pavement widely diverse in nature including remote coastal roads, rugged logging roads and heavily populated tourist bus trails.

Come join the Higgins Team:
  • Competitive Salary 
  • Leadership role that you can shape and develop 
  • Join a supportive team within your region and the wider Higgins business.
  • Career development – opportunities to grow your career at Higgins and the wider Fletcher Building group of businesses. 
  • Access to Fletchers Building Benefits Programme, including: 
    • A brand-new market-leading parental leave policy to ensure employees are well supported throughout one of life’s most significant events.
    • FB employee share scheme, educational and welfare funds.
    • A significant portfolio of retail benefits across major NZ businesses such as ANZ, Z energy, PlaceMakers, Mico and Samsung. 

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • Qualification in Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 7 years experience in road maintenance/project management
  • RAMM system experience 
  • A practical-minded hands-on approach 
  • Excellent communication and people skills 
  • A passion for technology with an innovation focus 
  • Commercially focussed balanced by best for asset approach
  • Ability to travel throughout New Zealand
  • Ideally you will have experience in successfully delivering modern forms of contract in a maintenance and/or asset management environment. 

Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. We offer a great working environment, competitive hourly rate, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants.

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check – you’ll need to be fit for work!

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