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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Road Surfacing
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Christchurch
  • Job Reference:FCH/10040708
  • Closing Date:05 Dec 2021


The Opportunity:
We are looking for Operators to join the Higgins Paving Team in Christchurch. These positions will involve operating an Asphalt Paver, Roller, Tractor Broom and Bobcat. Ideally you will have some industry knowledge and experience in operating Asphalt machinery. 

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 - ideally Class 2 with WTR 
• Ideally Asphalt Roller/Paver experience 
• Roading and Infrastructure experience 
• Strong focus on health and safety not only for yourself and your colleagues but also the public
• Self-motivated with a positive attitude and the ability to think for yourself
• A good attitude
• 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. 

Applicants will need to have the right to work in New Zealand as well as pass a pre-emloyment medical and drug screen.

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 Team on the journey – Apply NOW!

Higgins: Building better roads for safer journeys – He pai ake te hanga o ngā rori, kia haumaru ai ngā haerenga

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.