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We have an opportunity for a Senior Site Engineer to join the Higgins Team in Hamilton. You will be working on one of our largest construction projects in the Waikato - Ngāruawāhia ByPass.

As a Senior Site Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful execution of the project, overseeing a team of three Site Engineers while maintaining a focus on quality assurance and the timely delivery of works to the highest standards. You will be instrumental in driving the success of the NBP Project, leveraging your leadership abilities, quality assurance expertise, and road construction experience to deliver results in line with project expectations.

What we offer:
  • Competitive remuneration + vehicle + relocation assistance if required 
  • Work alongside an experienced team with a wealth of industry knowledge 
  • Be part of a project where you can continue to develop your knowledge and experience 
  • Join a large organisation with 15+ branches across the country, opportunity for continued career progression 
  • Access to Fletchers Building Benefits Programme, including: 
    • A brand-new market-leading parental leave policy to ensure employees are well supported throughout one of life’s most significant events.
    • FB employee share scheme, educational and welfare funds
    • A significant portfolio of retail benefits across major NZ businesses such as ANZ, Z energy, PlaceMakers, Mico and Samsung. 

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • Proven experience on New Zealand civils and roading projects in an Engineering capacity
  • A tertiary qualification in Engineering (NZDCE or BEng Civils or similar)
  • A strong focus on cost control and Quality outcomes 
  • Understanding of the Construction Contracts Act and the knowledge to apply NZS3910 is desirable
  • Experience managing project resources including materials and teams/crews
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build effective relationships with stakeholders and clients.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and general systems aptitude.

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 salary package, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants. As part of the wider Fletcher Construction and Fletcher Building businesses, there are also a wealth of career progression opportunities.  

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!

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