Sealing Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FCH/31250
  • Closing Date:30 Jun 2023


The Higgins team in Tamaki Makaurau have an exciting opportunity for a Sealing Manager to join the business. Reporting to the Surfacing Contracts Manager you will lead the successful bidding and delivery of sealing projects across the Auckland region for Higgins.  

This is a senior role with massive potential for growth. With your extensive industry knowledge, local connections and client relationship management capabilities, you will have the opportunity to shape our growing footprint within the region. 

Come join the Higgins Team:
• Competitive salary + vehicle  
• Leadership opportunity – lead a team of approximately 20 staff
• Work alongside an experienced leader with a wealth of industry knowledge 
• 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. 

What you will bring to the role: 
• Extensive and proven experience in the surfacing industry, ideally in a leadership position 
• In-depth knowledge of aggregates, surfacing (hot mix and chip-sealing) with a technical
• Understanding of these materials and their application
• Manage all aspects of financial performance for the division including cost management, monthly reporting and analysis (results / profit & loss)
• Construction contract management – ideally NZS3910 or similar 
• Prior experience bidding, tendering and winning work, ideally surfacing projects 
• Experience planning, resourcing, and managing daily Operations to effectively delivery the workload
• A passionate people leader who enjoys supporting, developing and mentoring their team
• Strong focus on health and safety 
• Business Development capabilities to support future growth of the division 
• Ideally you will have a tertiary qualification in Engineering

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