Supervisor - Surfacing

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Road Surfacing
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Masterton
  • Job Reference:FCH/10056574
  • Closing Date:28 Dec 2023


  • Are you an experienced Supervisor looking for your next role?  
  • Would you like to work on a variety of projects?
  • Operate new state-of the-art equipment?  
It’s never been a better time to join Higgins, and with key projects to keep us busy we have an opportunity for a permanent Surfacing Supervisor to manage a skilled surfacing team based in Masterton.  If you currently work in a similar role or a foreperson looking for your next career move, we would like to talk to you!

You will be responsible for the planning and supervising of the day to day activities of the Chip Sealing Operation.  

Key Responsibilities:
Project plan weekly and daily work schedules 
Ensure all site activity complies with resource consents 
Work closely with your crew, surfacing manager, bitumen and chip suppliers 
Take ownership of site environmental management processes

It goes without saying you will have:
A strong background in civil/roading construction 
A solid background in bitumen and emulsion chip sealing 
Asphalt machine paving and hand laying knowledge
Great communication skills, both written and verbal
A high standard of customer service with a "can do" attitude
Demonstrated leadership skills 
A passion about Health & Safety 

What we offer:
Competitive Hourly Rate
On-going training and development 
Fun, family-oriented company with a great team culture

Why Higgins?
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.

Higgins Contractors is committed to providing a safe and drug free workplace.  The successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test prior to commencement of employment.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

If this opportunity is ticking your boxes, then don’t wait, apply online today! 

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