Bitumen Plant Operator (Process Technician and Maintenance Fitter)

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Napier
  • Job Reference:FCH/10022012/1SC
  • Closing Date:12 Mar 2021


The opportunity
We are on the lookout for a Plant Operator/Process Technician or a Maintenance Fitter to join our Bitumen and Emulsion manufacturing plants at our Napier facility.

You will be part of a team that is responsible for manufacturing large quantities of bitumen and emulsion products for the roading industry across the North island and you'll be integral in ensuring that production is met! The role is exciting with a lot of variation from manufacturing products at our high-tech world-class facility to assisting with ship discharges at Napier Port.

If we’ve piqued your interest, does the following sound like you?

  • Understands that safety comes first, always!
  • Self-motivated, have a positive attitude and the ability to think for yourself
  • Reliable, honest and a flexible team-player
  • Have excellent time management skills
  • You’re physically fit
  • You have good literacy and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Manufacturing facilities maintenance, knowledge of valving, pipework, tanks, pneumatics, heating systems
  • Experience in a manufacturing facility with control systems and computer and PLC experience is preferred

You will also be extensively trained in confined spaces, working at heights, OSH forklift licensing and chemical handling so you’ll be in the perfect position to nail this role!

About Higgins?

As part of the wider Fletcher Construction Group, we offer a range of initiatives and knowledge that you will be able to leverage off. We have a strong focus on continued learning and development and there will be a range of opportunities for you to take advantage of. As an organisation we are passionate about the safety of our staff and there is continued support for the initiatives you will be required to implement and maintain. 

Higgins are a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path building tomorrows New Zealand with people at the heart of what we do every day.   

If you want to play a key role in a leading roading and civil infrastructure company with Higgins and Fletcher Construction, please apply directly online

Building better roads for safer journeys – He pai ake te hanga o ngā rori, kia haumaru ai ngā haerenga