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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Taupo
  • Job Reference:FCH/35429
  • Closing Date:29 Feb 2024


The Higgins team in Taupō are currently looking for an Operator/Labourer to join the team. You will be working on a range of civil construction projects. There is a strong pipeline of work to be involved in and excellent opportunities to continue to grow your career with Higgins. 

Come join the Green Team: 
  • Competitive hourly rate + Guaranteed 40 hours per week   
  • Ongoing training and development to develop your career 
  • Hard work is recognised - build a career and not just do a job
  • Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)
  • 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’ll bring to the role:
  • Strong operating experience in a construction / roading environment 
  • A high level of physical fitness due to the physical nature of the role
  • Strong focus on health and safety not only for yourself, your colleagues but also the public
  • Be reliable, honest and a flexible team player
  • Full Class 1 license with WTR endorsements
  • Class 2 / Class 4 license will be advantageous
  • A Team player with a safety-first attitude – for yourself and the public
  • Flexible, committed and reliable – will turn up rain or shine

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!

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.