Foreperson - Asphalt

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Road Surfacing
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Hamilton
  • Job Reference:FCH/20447
  • Closing Date:31 Oct 2021

Description:

The Higgins Green Team in the Mighty Waikato as an awesome opportunity for an experience Foreperson to manage and lead the Asphalt crew.  

  • Grow and develop in a supportive team who will help you succeed
  • Ongoing training and development 
  • Competitive hourly rate 
  • Access to Fletchers Benefits Programme, including discounted health insurance, family scholarship & share scheme along with multi-business discounts for you and your family to enjoy
  • Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)

You will need to have a good understanding of all things asphalt as we can manufacture 600 to 1,250 tonnes of Asphalt per day and we utilise the latest technology to blend and mix aggregate, bitumen, modifiers, polymers, fillers, and pelletised fibre.  

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • Experience in leading and motivating a team
  • Reliable, honest team player who leads from the front
  • Extensive Roading industry experience 
  • Knowledge of materials, methods and tools involved in road maintenance
  • Class 2 Drivers Licence with WTR endorsements
  • Ability to work with crews and foster a winning culture
  • Strong focus on health and safety not only for yourself, your colleagues but also the public

Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. We offer a great working environment, competitive hourly rate, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants.

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check – you’ll need to be fit for work!

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

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