Project Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Road Surfacing
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Hamilton
  • Job Reference:FCH/29292
  • Closing Date:25 Jun 2023


The Opportunity
We have an opportunity available for a Project Manager experienced within Surfacing, pavement and general civil works to join our Team in Hamilton.

This is a senior role so we are looking for someone with demonstrated experience who can hit the ground running.  You will have bitumen on your boots when it comes to all things surfacing, you will take leadership of and have an enthusiasm for being part of a Team of open minded, collaborative professionals who enjoy sharing their knowledge.

You will be managing a team including a Site and Graduate Engineer and will be working across multiple projects throughout the Waikato region. Your role will be to effectively and efficiently manage the day-to-day Surfacing projects including commercial performance, client liaison and work programming, budget control, procurement and site management.

If this sounds like the role for you this is what we think you will need in order to be successful: 
  • Civil Engineering Degree or similar
  • A strong focus on Clients and relationships
  • A strong focus on cost control and Quality outcomes.
  • In-depth civil/construction industry knowledge 
  • Understanding of the Construction Contracts Act and the knowledge to apply NZS3910 is desirable
  • Full clean Class 1 New Zealand Driver’s License
  • Strong focus on health and safety not just your own but your colleagues and the public
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude and the ability to think for yourself
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.    

If you want to play a key role in a leading roading and civil infrastructure company with Higgins and Fletcher Construction, please apply directly online.

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!

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