Clever Core Logo
  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Tauranga
  • Job Reference:FCH/31516
  • Closing Date:10 Jun 2023


Due to a growing forward workload, we are seeking a Superintendent to join our Tauranga based Civil Construction project team.

The Role:
Lead the civil construction works for the Rangiuru Business Park Project valued at $50M. As Superintendent you will be responsible for the onsite leadership, organisation and supervision of the civil construction team including subcontractors – ensuring productivity, programme, safety and quality targets are met within budget. This role is critical to the project and requires a strong people leader who holds safety at their core and motivates their team to achieve project milestones. 

Key responsibilities include:
  • Supervising and control of workface activities; civils, pavements, structures.
  • Co-ordinate direct supervisors, foreman, labour and subcontracted resources necessary to deliver the project.
  • Co-ordinate the procurement of plant for the successful delivery of the project within delegated authority levels.
  • Assist in the implementation of engineering and technical solutions necessary to deliver the project.
  • Engage team in all aspects of health, safety, quality and environmental priorities, ensuring best practice and continuous improvement in this space.

About You:
You will be a seasoned construction leader, with commitment to ensuring a safety-first culture is installed in your teams work practice. This is a project management position; you will put your people first and support your team to achieve operational objectives.
  • Minimum 10+ years construction experience, with at least 5+ in a leadership/supervisory role.
  • Strong forward planning, programming and construction coordination ability.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to build strong working relationships.
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability, proven experience in growing/developing teams. 

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 haere.

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.