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We have an opportunity available for a Site Engineer to join our Green Team in Palmerston North. 

Reporting to the Project Manager you will plan, coordinate and deliver the operational aspects of assigned projects ensuring health and safety, environmental, quality and financial performance are achieved.

What you'll bring to the role
  • Previous experience on New Zealand civils and roading projects in an Engineering capacity with technical knowledge of roading construction methods techniques
  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering (NZDCE or BEng Civils or similar)
  • Previous experience using survey and testing equipment
  • Strong focus on cost control and quality outcomes. 
  • Understanding of the Construction Contracts Act and the knowledge to apply NZS3910 
  • 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.

What we offer
  • Competitive salary 
  • Career development – opportunities to grow your career at Higgins and the wider Fletcher Building group of businesses
  • Access to Fletchers Building Benefits Programme 

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.

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.