Foreperson - Workshop

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Logistics/Transport
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FHC/10037214
  • Closing Date:14 May 2021


Are you an experienced Workshop Foreperson looking for a role with variety, autonomy and a few challenges thrown in along the way? Are you committed to a safety-first culture and able to lead and mentor your Team towards excellence?

Based in our mechanical workshop in East Tamaki, which provides vital support in repairs and maintaining regular services to our working fleet of various vehicles, heavy plant and machinery, your role will involve assisting the Workshop Manager to supervise staff and be “hands on” with general mechanical tasks with an emphasis on leading and guiding workshop staff in our operations.

If you are looking for your next challenge, then this is what we think you will need to be successful in these roles:

  • Experience in mechanical repair and maintenance of heavy vehicles and equipment
  • Experience in leading and motivating a team
  • Ability to participate positively and actively in our health and safety, environmental systems
  • Have good, sound communication skills to deal with all types of personnel and be able to work in a small, productive workshop crew
  • HT Licences are a definite advantage
  • Be self-motivated and intuitive with the ability to get the job done without compromising on quality
  • Full NZ Driving Licence class 4 desirable

What’s in it for you? 
The opportunity to grow and develop in a supportive team, to bring excitement to influence and lead change and of course, great employee benefits for you and your family! 

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