Class 5 Driver

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:16072
  • Closing Date:18 Apr 2020


Class 5 driver 

About Higgins 
Higgins (part of the Fletcher Building Group) is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. Many people have built great careers with Higgins over the last 60 years. As a member of the Higgins Green Team that opportunity is open to you as we work, grow and have fun together building tomorrows New Zealand.

About the role 
This is a permanent full time position based at our Auckland branch. We are in need of a professional driver, preferably with experience in carting Asphalt, metal and/or spoil. You will also need experience in driving a Transporter holding heavy plant & machinery. 

About you:
  • Solid experience in the driving heavy trucks, with road ranger transmission 
  • Class 5 licence is a must, holding a dangerous goods endorsement will be advantageous 
  • Experience driving a Transporter 
  • Experience hauling aggregates
  • Good mechanical understanding of trucks and maintenance 
  • Commitment to a high standard of Health & Safety 
  • A reasonable level of physical fitness
  • Self-motivation, a positive attitude and the ability to think for yourself
  • Be a reliable, honest and flexible team-player
  • Willingness to work weekends and nightshift as we run a 24/7 operation  

What we offer:
  • Competitive Hourly Rate
  • On-going training and development 
  • Fletchers Benefits Programme, including discounted health insurance, family scholarships & share schemes. 

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Higgins Contractors is committed to providing a safe and drug free work place.  The successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test prior to commencement of employment.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.