Asset Management & Maintenance Engineer

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FCH/21948
  • Closing Date:24 Jul 2022


We have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Asset Management and Maintenance Engineer to join the Maintenance JV 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:
As the technical lead for Asset Management, Maintenance Management and Quality for the project you will manage the Asset Management and Maintenance scheduling, the Road Asset Maintenance Management database and conduct and champion the quality system.  You’ll also manage minimum asset criteria/maintenance compliance, response times and record asset data, asset condition rating and maintenance actions. 

This is 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:
  • Bachelor of Engineering or other relevant Tertiary qualifications desired but not necessary
  • Road Assessment Maintenance Management experience
  • Proven asset management and maintenance operational experience within a large performance or relationship-based contract.
  • Highway operation and maintenance experience in high density traffic areas
  • Strong communication and ability to build and maintain relationships

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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