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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Hamilton
  • Job Reference:FCH/27627
  • Closing Date:10 Apr 2023


The Green Team at our branch in Hamilton is looking for a permanent full time Operator to join the Asphalt Crew. 

You will be joining one of our paving crews which is skilled in asphalt and work the majority of the time on public roads and motorways. No two days will be the same! You'll be operating a range of equipment ranging from rollers, pavers and trucks.  There is also the opportunity to up-skill within this department.

What you’ll bring to the role:
Minimum full class 1 licence (WTR Bonus)
Ideally Asphalt Roller/Paver experience 
Roading and Infrastructure experience 
Able to work nights as/when required
Strong focus on health and safety not only for yourself, your colleagues but also the public
Self-motivated with a positive attitude and the ability to think for yourself
A high level of physical fitness due to the physical nature of the role
Be reliable, honest and a flexible team player

What’s in it for you:
Grow and develop in a supportive team who treat each other like Whanau
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)

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.