Driver / Operator Class 2

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Wellington
  • Job Reference:FCH27102020/009
  • Closing Date:23 May 2021


Due to ongoing growth we have opportunities available for Driver Operators to join the Higgins “Green Team” in Wellington. 

We are looking for Operators with skills to operate construction machinery such as excavators, motor graders, compaction rollers, pneumatic rollers, water carts and front-end loaders.  We would expect you to have a solid understanding of construction plant and equipment, be able to follow procedures, operating instructions and work schedules safely.

Our Operators also undertake general labouring tasks onsite within defined teams, they are pro-active, and safety focussed and enjoy working for an organisation where hard work is recognised and where they can build a career and not just do a job.
Your role is key in enabling our Teams to deliver on what we do best – roading and infrastructure.

Successful candidates will have: 

• Full clean New Zealand Driver’s License Class 1-4, WTR
• Roading and Infrastructure experience 
• Strong focus on health and safety not only for yourself, your colleagues but also the public
• Self-motivated with a positive attitude and the ability to think for yourself
• A high level of physical fitness due to the physical nature of the role
• Be reliable, honest and a flexible team player

What we offer:

• Guaranteed hours
• Competitive hourly rate
• On-going training and development 
• Fletchers Benefits Programme, including discounted health insurance, family scholarships,  share schemes, discount on fuel & products just to name a few for you and your family to enjoy!

Why 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 60 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 workplace.  The successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test prior to commencement of employment.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity Apply today!