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We are looking for a Programmer/Planner to join our Operations team in a newly established position in Palmerston North. This role is ideal for someone at the early stages of their career who holds an Engineering or Project Management qualification and has prior experience in road construction.

About the role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be the go-to person for preparing and monitoring programmes of work for projects across the region. This role will also be the Procore Superuser within region, providing support to operations where required.

What you’ll bring to the role

  • Prior experience as a programmer/planner in roading construction is essential
  • Ideally you will have related tertiary qualification in Engineering or Project Management
  • Experience working through all stages of a project including the support of bids and submissions through to the successful transition to project 
  • In-depth experience of industry programming software, e.g. P6, MS Project
  • Strong relationship building and stakeholder management skills
  • High attention to detail and an ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Highly organised, ability to prioritise with excellent communication skills

Advantages of working with us

  • Career development – opportunities to grow your career at Higgins and the wider Fletcher Building group of businesses
  • Access to Fletcher Building Benefits Programme
  • FB employee share scheme, educational and welfare funds
  • Retail discounts across major NZ businesses 

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 
He pai ake te hanga o ngā rori, kia haumaru ai ngā haerenga

How to apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking Apply.

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The preferred applicant will be required to complete a Ministry of Justice check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening 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.