Asphalt Roller Operator

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Road Surfacing
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Taupo
  • Job Reference:FCH/21843
  • Closing Date:26 Sep 2021


The Opportunity 
We are looking for an Asphalt Roller Operator to join the Higgins Green Team in Taupo.  With the one and only Asphalt plant in town, we’re looking to put a new crew together to look after residential driveways and other smaller projects.  

Ideally you’ll have some industry knowledge and skill and Asphalt Roller experience but for the right person, we’ll be happy to train you up and support you in growing your career and progressing even further so you must have the desire to grow and keen to learn.

Our Operators 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.

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 with WTR
Asphalt Roller experience however training will be provided
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

In other words, we want someone who is reliable, fit and healthy who will turn up on time every day with a positive safety focused attitude!

Why Higgins?
We are a leader in roading and infrastructure, across NZ and the South Pacific.  With strong growth potential we have all the benefits of a large organisation, with the heart of a smaller close-knit, values-based business. 

Higgins is a proud member of the Fletcher Building family of companies. We offer a competitive salary, Employee Welfare Fund, Share Scheme and an Employee Education Fund to help you and your family reach educational aspirations. 

This is a great time to be joining us we are excited by the opportunities and investment in the industry and need someone who is just as excited to get involved and join our Teams on the journey – Apply NOW!

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