Foreperson - Barrier Team - Kapiti

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Paraparaumu
  • Job Reference:FCH/07092020/001
  • Closing Date:02 May 2021


Kapiti branch is busy! and with new and existing projects on the go we are increasing our Barrier teams and are on the hunt for an experience Barrier Foreperson.

The role offers variety, autonomy and a few unique challenges thrown in along the way? 

We are looking for someone with experience within the construction, roading and/or infrastructure industries, we offer not just a job but the support of a company that knows how important their Teams are in delivering what we do best – roading and infrastructure.

You will be committed to a safety-first culture and be able to lead and mentor your Teams towards excellence. 

Key responsibilities:
• Leading and motivating your team
• Assisting with planning, logistics and QA duties 
• Conduct site inductions and competency assessments
• Complete daily H&S documentation and ensure internal processes are followed
• Ensure daily productivity targets are met
• Crew Development – Training of staff on all aspects of drainage construction work

It goes without saying you will have:
• Previous experience in constructing barriers
• Appropriate licences and competent in use (Class 1-4, WTR)
• Ability to work with crews and foster a winning culture 
• A high level of physical fitness
• Reliable, honest team player who leads from the front

What we offer: 
•  A competitive remuneration 
• You’ll become part of Fletcher Building Group which comes with its own set of perks such as discounted fuel (think of those savings!) and staff purchasing for you and your family. 

About Higgins
Higgins (part of the Fletcher Building Group) is a leading roading and civil infrastructure construction 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 tomorrow’s New Zealand.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

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

If this opportunity is ticking your boxes, then don’t wait, apply online today!