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We are seeking a Road Marking Assistant to join our team in Palmerston North. In this role, you will support the road marking crew by preparing sites for painting. Your responsibilities will include general road marking labouring, assisting with traffic setup, and learning to operate the painting equipment.

This role requires flexibility, including evening and weekend work, with occasional overnight travel.  Working hours are Sunday to Thursday from 5pm, with shifts working 8-10 hours.

Benefits of working with us
  • Competitive hourly rate + Guaranteed 40 hours per week   
  • Ongoing training and development to develop your career 
  • Hard work is recognised - build a career and not just do a job
  • Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)
  • Access to Fletchers Building Benefits Programme - check out the benefits of working with us

What you’ll bring to the role
  • Full New Zealand Driver’s License – Class 2 (beneficial)
  • Background in construction or traffic management is beneficial 
  • High level of physical fitness due to the physical nature of the role
  • Commitment to health and safety not only for yourself, your colleagues but also the public
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude and the ability to think for yourself
  • Be reliable, honest and a flexible team player

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 dependents.

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!

Building better roads for safer journeys – He pai ake te hanga o ngā rori, kia haumaru ai ngā haerenga

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.