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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Christchurch
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  • Closing Date:23 Dec 2022

Description:

We have opportunities available for Roading Maintenance Operators to join the Higgins in Christchurch. Being part of the maintenance division involves hands-on labouring duties as well as Class 2 driving, the team work together on all tasks to get the job done. 

You will undertake routine roadway maintenance activities and minor roading repairs.  These works include kerb & channel, footpath, boundary to boundary carriageway maintenance, as well as emergency repairs. 

Come join the Green Team:
• Competitive hourly rate + guaranteed hours 
• Join a supportive team that treat each other like Whānau
• Ongoing training and development to help you reach your career goals
• Career development – opportunities to grow your career at Higgins and the wider Fletcher Building group of businesses
• Access to Fletchers Building Benefits Programme, including: 
• A brand-new market-leading parental leave policy to ensure employees are well supported throughout one of life’s most significant events.
• FB employee share scheme, educational and welfare funds
• A significant portfolio of retail benefits across major NZ businesses such as ANZ, Z energy, PlaceMakers, Mico and Samsung. 
• Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)
 

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Minimum Class 2 Licence ideally with WTR 
• Roading and Infrastructure experience (concrete and hand laying of Asphalt, would be advantageous)
• 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 reasonable level of physical fitness due to the physical nature of the role
• Be a reliable, honest and flexible team-player
• These are permanent full-time positions with a rotating on-call duty roster. You need to be able to work the occasional night shift. 

Higgins (part of the Fletcher Building Group) is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. Many people have built great careers with Higgins over the last 60 years. As a member of the Higgins Green Team that opportunity is open to you as we work, grow and have fun together building tomorrows New Zealand.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Applicants for this position should 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.

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