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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Trades
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Paraparaumu
  • Job Reference:FCH/ 10039348
  • Closing Date:31 Oct 2021


We have opportunities available for Operator/Labourers to join the Higgins “Green Team” on the sunny Kapiti Coast.

You will bring to the role an enthusiastic attitude to learn and ideally skills to operate construction machinery such as excavators, motor graders, compaction rollers, pneumatic rollers, water carts and front-end loaders. 

You will have an understanding of construction plant and equipment, be able to follow procedures, operating instructions and work schedules safely.

Our Operators/Labourers undertake general designated tasks onsite within defined teams, they are pro-active, and safety focused 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. 

Interested? If you are looking for your next opportunity, then this is what we think you will need to be successful in this role: 
  • 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:  
  • Unlike other jobs we offer a guaranteed 40 hour week, regardless of the weather.  That’s right, consistent take home pay! 
  • You’ll become part of Fletcher Building which comes with its own set of perks such as discounted fuel (think of those savings!) and staff purchasing.  
  • There’s heaps of learning opportunities because your ongoing career development is important to all of us. We’ll even put together a training plan for you to work towards.  

If you’re not afraid of hard work, passionate about machinery and keen to learn then we’d love to hear from you. Click apply now to submit your application! 

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. The right to work in New Zealand is essential.  

We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.