Cyclic Maintenance Operator

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Te Awamutu
  • Job Reference:FCH/SthWaikato
  • Closing Date:11 Jun 2022


Our maintenance crew is rapidly growing in the South Waikato.  We are looking for Road Maintenance operators to join our team and deliver the good work we are known for.    We have positions available in the South Waikato area with a secured workload ahead of us.

What you'll be doing:
You will be working alongside the Road Maintenance Supervisor to look after the maintenance repair works, annual programmed works, pre-seal repairs, and additional works projects on the South Waikato maintenance contract.

Operate allocated machinery, plate compactor, chainsaw, small tools
Culvert and drainage maintenance, cleaning and minor structural work
Pavement and footpath maintenance - potholes, crack sealing, shovel repairs
Sweeping, litter collection, detritus clearing and tree trimming
Rostered after hours & on-call incident response

What you’ll bring to the role:
No experience, no problem, we will give you all the training you need. 

However, it is essential that you hold a current Class 2 Drivers Licence in addition to:
WTR endorsements (preferred but not essential)
STMS qualified (preferred but not essential)
Reliable, honest team player who leads from the front
Knowledge of materials, methods and tools involved in road maintenance
Strong focus on health and safety not only for yourself, your colleagues but also the public

What we offer:
Guaranteed 40 hours per week
South Waikato based working environment
Competitive Hourly Rate
Learn new skills and develop your career within Higgins
Ongoing training and development opportunities
Access to free confidential counselling and support services for you and your family

About Higgins
As part of the wider Fletcher Construction Group, we offer a range of initiatives and knowledge that you will be able to leverage off. We have a strong focus on continued learning and development and there will be a range of opportunities for you to take advantage of. As an organisation we are passionate about the safety of our staff and there is continued support for the initiatives you will be required to implement and maintain. 

Higgins are a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path building tomorrows New Zealand with people at the heart of what we do every day.