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Traffic Management
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The Higgins Green Team in Palmerston North are looking for a permanent full time STMS to join the Traffic Management Crew.

About the role

In this role you will be, leading a crew responsible for carrying out and supervising temporary traffic management duties on roadwork sites ensuring safety of the people on site, the public, traffic, and compliance.  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.

  • Design, adjust, and implement traffic management plans
  • Ensure compliance with safety measures and TMPs
  • Coordinate and delegate tasks to crew members
  • Maintain accurate daily records and report incidents
  • Provide training and guidance to staff
  • Safely control traffic and maintain equipment

What you’ll bring to the role

  • A safety-first attitude – for yourself, your team and the public
  • STMS with Cat A / Cat B practising warrant 
  • Proven experience in the traffic industry 
  • Experience leading a crew is desirable
  • Full Class 1 Licence is essential, Class 2 licence desirable
  • Ability to work on call / night work 
  • A high level of physical fitness due to the physical nature of the role

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.