Current Vacancies


Fulton Hogan is looking for talented individuals interested in working in a collaborative environment as part of an alliance with Wellington Water, a respected infrastructure business, which touches the lives of all Wellingtonians.

To resource the alliance, Fulton Hogan is actively looking for individuals who want to make a difference in looking after some of our most precious assets: Water, human health and the environment, so communities can prosper.

 We are looking for talented individuals with experience as:

  • Water Reticulation Service Persons
  • Drainage Service Persons
  • Network and Pump Station Operators (Level 3 water and wastewater reticulation or equivalent desirable)
  • Registered Industrial Electricians
  • Qualified fitters and welders
  • People Leaders with experience in the water sector
  • Customer Service and Dispatch administrators

Who we are

Fulton Hogan is a leader in the civil construction industry and in providing infrastructure maintenance and operation services. We put people and the customer first, covering a diverse range of sectors including transport infrastructure, water, energy, mining and land development sectors. We work hard to be the best, we give it our all and we take pride in what we do. We know we are only as good as our people, so we are committed to hiring, developing and retaining only the best in our teams!

What we offer

  • Attractive remuneration package and benefits to attract the industries best
  • Down to earth approachable management
  • On-going training and development
  • An opportunity to join a multinational civil contractor that genuinely cares for its people
  • Leading and working alongside a team of like-minded individuals

Fulton Hogan is committed to Living Safely in the workplace.   It is expected that you will model this behaviour and inspire your team and people you engage with to be safety and quality focused.

Fulton Hogan is a family business, and when you become an employee, you become a part of the family. A company is only as good as its employees, which is why when you join Fulton Hogan, you are offered a wide variety of professional development and support, in order to reach your career goals.

If this opportunity sounds like you then apply online today!

How to apply:

We are currently looking for individual expressions of interest, to find out more please apply online

Applications close on 28 February 2019.

If you have any questions or need support with your application please contact Jess Tulia on [email protected] or 09 580 7139







Te Mato Vai, meaning ‘Water for the People’ is a water scheme to provide potable drinking water to the people of Rarotonga. McConnell Dowell is currently in the construction phase of the project which includes the design and build of 10 water treatment plants and the build of 5 trunk mains.

The water treatment plants consist of a gravity fed systems which has primary treatment (concrete sediment tanks with the use of a coagulant), secondary treatment (automatic valveless gravity filters (AVG’s)) and storage tanks across the island where the 10 major streams are located.

To assist McConnell Dowell with the commissioning and performance assurance phase of the contract we are looking for a water treatment plant operator with the following attributes for a full-time role commencing in approximately February 2019 through until March 2020 in Rarotonga:

  • New Zealand National Certificate of Water Treatment.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in this line of work.
  • Ideally has experience on rural water treatment plants in New Zealand (less than 5000 m3/day).
  • Hands on experience with low sophistication plants.
  • Experience with optimising coagulation processes on small treatment plants.
  • Experience with water quality testing.
  • Basic Microsoft office skills.
  • Proven ability to deliver capacity building which involves:
    • Previously employed in a position that includes responsibility for delivering structured on the job training for one or more people
    • Has been known as a leader within an organisation and has a reputation for managing a team that achieves results
    • Known to form and develop a new team and integrate new staff.
    • Has demonstrated the ability to mentor staff and or other team members.

The contract will be spilt into the following two sections;

  • Initial Operation Period (9 months)

The operator will optimise the process performance, carry out on-the-job training for the local government staff and undertake water quality sampling to prove the performance of the system. There are specific turbidity performance requirements which must be met during this phase.

  • Secondary Operating Period (3 months)

The operator will be responsible for ensuring that the local government are able to manage the operation of all sites. This will include; ensuring that water quality sampling data continues to be collected and complies with the requirements, continuation of refinement of the process, continued on the job training and monthly reporting.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who are dedicated to providing an outstanding service to its customers and community, then we would love to hear from you. Please contact James Taylor on [email protected]


We have a vacancy for a water or wastewater treatment operator in the Far North. The area of operations is from Kawakawa in the South to Kaitaia in the North and Hokianga in the West to Paihia in the east.

We are in year one of an eleven year contract.

For further details, in the first instance, contact

Peter Cowdell. 021-908691



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Last updated: 13th December 2018

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