Pilot Vehicle Operator - Fixed Term

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Te Awamutu
  • Job Reference:FCH/23038
  • Closing Date:28 Nov 2021


The Higgins Green Team in the Waipa region is looking for a Pilot Vehicle Operator to join the Maintenance crew for the summer season until May 2022.  Your primary role will be to drive the pilot vehicle for the mower and help the mower operator with vehicle maintenance and refuelling but will also include general labouring duties.

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • Full New Zealand Class 1 Drivers Licence
  • A high level of physical fitness due to the physical nature of the role
  • 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
  • Be reliable, honest and a flexible team player

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 dependents.

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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