Labourer

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Hamilton
  • Job Reference:FCH/25195
  • Closing Date:06 Oct 2022

Description:

The Higgins team in Hamilton are looking for a permanent full time Labourer to join the asphalt crew. 

You will enjoy working outdoors and getting stuck into the work.  The role includes general labouring duties and is an opportunity for someone fit and keen to learn.   You will undertake the preparation, laying and finishing of asphalt pavements while working on different sized projects – subdivisions, small maintenance patches and state highways.

We are offering not just a job but a stepping-stone into a career with the support of a company that knows how important our Teams are in delivering what we do best – Roading and Infrastructure.

What you’ll bring to the role:
A safety-first attitude – for yourself and the public
Flexible, committed, and reliable – as there is overnight travel required
Minimum full class 1 licence (WTR Bonus)
Knowledge of materials, methods and tools involved in road construction preferred but not essential
A high level of physical fitness
Reliable, honest team player 
Passion for our industry and the willingness to work hard and learn

What we have on offer:
A competitive hourly rate
Tools of the trade – PPE all provided
Ongoing training and career development 
Access to Fletchers Benefits Programme, including discounted health insurance, family scholarship & share scheme along with multi-business discounts for you and your family to enjoy
Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)

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!

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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