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It’s never been a better time to join Higgins, and with key projects to keep us busy we need you!
  • Are you an experienced Supervisor looking for your next role?  
  • Would you like to work on a variety of high-profile projects?
  • Operate new state-of the-art equipment?  

The Green team in Tauranga are looking for experienced Asphalt Paving Supervisors to join the Surfacing team, who have the ability to motivate and lead their crews to the desired high standard of quality workmanship and finish. If you currently work in a similar role or a foreperson looking for your next career move, we would like to talk to you!

Your people management skills, ability to interact with and manage stakeholders, and successfully lead a team to achieve its goals, will set you apart from the rest. The scope of projects that you will be involved with will include large resurfacing projects, motorway works, site works and sub-divisions. You will be looking after a paving team of between 8 - 12 members. 

Skills & Experience: 
  • 5+ years technical experience in planning and delivering a variety of asphalt and compaction methodologies 
  • Managing a crew on a day to day basis, setting goals and programming the days movements, including resource utilisation
  • Experience in asphalt quality control standards, H&S and environmental procedures and requirements 
  • Active and productive communication with clients/consultants/staff
  • Self-motivation, a positive attitude and the ability to think for yourself
  • Be a reliable, honest and flexible team-player 
  • Appropriate licenses (WTR, Class 1-4) or the ability to obtain
  • Site Safe, Construct Safe, Traffic Control Level 1 or the ability to obtain 
  • The following are desirable to have: STMS qualification/ first aid / JSEA / Critical Risk training / Road Construction qualification/Infrastructure workers – Site supervision / Project management qualification / First Line Management qualification / civil trades registration.

This is a full time, permanent role working 40-60 hours per week. Competitive salary on offer between $110-120k per annum. This role is based from our Higgins Tauranga Branch, however travel through the wider Bay of Plenty region is required.

We offer: 
  • Competitive salary package and company vehicle
  • On-going training and development 
  • Fletchers Benefits Programme, including discounted health insurance, family scholarships & share schemes. 

About Higgins  
Higgins (part of the Fletcher Building Group) is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. Many people have built great careers with Higgins over the last 50 years. As a member of the Higgins Green Team that opportunity is open to you as we work, grow and have fun together building tomorrows New Zealand.

Higgins Contractors is committed to providing a safe and drug free work place.  The successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test prior to commencement of employment.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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