Bitumen Tanker Driver

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Logistics/Transport
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Napier
  • Job Reference:FCH/26142
  • Closing Date:16 Jul 2022


We have an opportunity available for an experienced Class 5 driver to join the Higgins team in Napier driving our Bitumen Tankers. Your role will be to deliver product and transfer bitumen safely and efficiently across the North Island. 

• Competitive hourly rate – this is a critical role for our business 
• Support to develop your knowledge of Bitumen product 
• Ongoing training and development – support to gain further licences if required 
• 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)

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Class 5 licence – minimum of 2 years’ experience driving Class 5 
• Dangerous Goods Licence beneficial but not essential – support to gain this licence if required 
• Line Haul experience 
• Road ranger and automatic gearbox experience 
• Bulk liquid experience preferred but not essential 
• Flexibility to work some weekends and overnights as required 
• Roading and Infrastructure, Bitumen operations experience sought after 
• Strong focus on health and safety not only for yourself, your colleagues but also the public

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. 

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

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