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Hawke's Bay
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We have an opportunity available for a Miller Operator to join the Higgins team in Hawkes Bay. 

Competitive hourly rate 
Ongoing training and development 
Opportunity for career progression 
Access to Fletchers Benefits Programme for you and your family to enjoy

About the role

In this newly created role, you will be reporting to the Surfacing Manager.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Operator to work alongside the Surfacing Manager in building a new division within the business.  

You will be working a minimum of 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 6am-6pm and have the flexibility to work additional hours/days as required.

Carrying out milling operations including routine maintenance pre-starts 
Ensuring machinery is kept in clean and safe working order
Liaising with external stakeholders

What you’ll bring to the role

Previous experience in road maintenance and surfacing industry
Experience in milling operations
Class 2 licence and WTR
Experience using Trimble would be highly beneficial
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Commitment to health and safety for yourself, colleagues, and the public

About Us

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.

Building better roads for safer journeys 
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How to apply

Interested? Click Apply and provide a current CV.

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

We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.