Operations Coordinator

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Rotorua
  • Job Reference:FCH/23929
  • Closing Date:17 Feb 2022


The Operations Coordinator is a newly developed role where you will be a key player in assisting the business to grow and thrive, while working on the Eastern Bay of Plenty Network Outcomes Contract (NOC) based out of Rotorua.

About the role:

You will support the Operational leaders by overseeing the management of the routine maintenance works within the network and ensuring all maintenance has been accurately recorded and completed in RAMM.

You will oversee the management of the crew for vegetation maintenance, pavement marking maintenance, pavement repair programs, reviewing subcontractor claims and conducting appropriate auditing of works.

Assisting in Incident Response Management, including coordination of work crews, and working closely with the Cyclic Supervisors and Network Inspectors on field compliance.

This role is highly visible and critical for the day-to-day running of the contract and is a great start for someone wanting to progress into a Project Management role.

What you’ll bring to the role:
STMS Level 1 Qualification
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in road maintenance
Good computer skills including word-processing and spreadsheet skills
A valid, clean, and current Class 1 driver’s license is essential 
Ability to follow procedures and processes
Experience in RAMM software
A willing can-do attitude

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 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.

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.