Asphalt Plant Operator

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Tauranga
  • Job Reference:FCH/25052
  • Closing Date:22 Jul 2022

Description:

The Higgins Team in the sunny Bay of Plenty are looking for a permanent full time Asphalt Plant Operator to join the crew. 
  • Grow and develop in a supportive team
  • Hard work is recognised - build a career and not just do a job
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Awesome benefits for you and your family to enjoy
  • Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)
You will need to have a good understanding of all things asphalt as we can manufacture 600 to 1,250 tonnes of Asphalt per day and we utilise the latest technology to blend and mix aggregate, bitumen, modifiers, polymers, fillers, and pelletised fibre.  

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • A safety-first attitude – for yourself and the public
  • Team player who is physically fit 
  • Flexible, committed 1 licence - WTR Bonus with F endorsement
  • Previous experience operating different plant machinery
  • Mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Passion for our industry and the willingness to work hard and learn
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!

Higgins has implemented a vaccination procedure, and therefore, it is a requirement of this role to be fully vaccinated. In the event you are not vaccinated, or do not wish to disclose your vaccination status, we may not proceed with the recruitment process. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon vaccination proof being provided.


Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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