Operations Superintendent

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FCH/21947
  • Closing Date:16 Dec 2021


We have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Operations Manager to join and lead the Green Team working on the Ara Tūhono Pūhoi to Warkworth project which will extend the Northern SH1 18.5km from the Johnstones Hill Tunnels.  Take a look at latest drone flyover footage to get an insight into the project here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNnZYl2eBCw  

As the Operations Manager, you’ll be responsible for the day to day delivery of maintenance services and traffic management out in the field and will be the primary day to day contact with the Auckland Transport Operations Centre regarding maintenance operations, traffic management and incident response.  You’ll also plan, coordinate and direct resources from management through to field staff and subcontractors to ensure all work is executed to standard with a strong focus on Health, Safety, Quality and Environment.   

This your opportunity to truly be part of building tomorrows New Zealand and a new route with improved safety and connectivity for the Northland region.  

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • Strong safety leadership and knowledge of implementing operational site safety requirements of Tier 1 Project sites
  • Extensive experience in a senior supervisory role on a highway maintenance contract
  • Highway operation and maintenance service delivery including incident response and management, liaison with emergency services
  • Traffic Management STMS Level 2/3 Practicing or STMS A,B,C Category Practicing
  • CIMS Level 4
  • Relevant and current safety qualifications, such as Construct Safe, Site Safe Passport

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 salary package, 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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