Laboratory Technician
Tonkin & Taylor
Onehunga, NZ
6d ago

We are looking for a technician at a junior level to join our team in Onehunga, Auckland. This full-time permanent role is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop or kick-start their career, as on-the-job training is provided.

In this role, you will be expected to perform laboratory testing to a high level of accuracy. The work will be hands-on and physical, and therefore requires a reasonable degree of physical capability and, at times, may involve working in adverse environmental conditions.

The nature of the work may require early starts, late finishes and occasional overtime.

About you :

This role will suit those who have a degree or diploma in Geography, Geology or Earth Science, but a degree is not essential.

You also possess at least a restricted driver's license.

We are seeking an individual that brings their personality to the role, has a willingness to learn and is able to understand technical concepts.

You will require good communication skills and the flexibility to adapt quickly to change. You should be able to work autonomously with minimal supervision after training, but also collaborate with team members when required.

You will have the passion to deliver work to high standards, as well as meticulous attention to detail and quality. You should also be -

  • able to prioritise workload and convey to others when there may urgency required to fulfil customer expectation;
  • a balance of technically-minded and practical;
  • a good communicator;
  • able to lift items weighing 20+ kg on a regular basis; and
  • computer literate, especially Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Who we are :

    Geotechnics Ltd is a specialist materials testing company, providing laboratory- and field-testing services to the geotechnical, civil and environmental engineering industries.

    We have offices in Auckland, Pukekohe, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch.

    At Geotechnics, we are defined by our people and are dedicated to developing an inclusive business where personal and professional values are as important as technical excellence, resulting in empowered, creative, and collaborative employees.

    Our company culture has been integral to our growth and development - guided by our shared values that put honesty, openness and caring for our customers and staff at the forefront of everything we do.

    We offer ongoing training and professional development and promote an open culture where innovation and continuous improvement is encouraged.

    Geotechnics Ltd is a company where you can feel comfortable asking others for advice and where people are equally willing to listen to your ideas.

    This is a great opportunity to join a friendly, though professional team that focuses on delivering first-class, efficient solutions.

    Here at Geotechnics, the health and safety of our whānau is our top priority. Our Board has made the decision that vaccination will be required for anyone wanting to access our offices and facilities under the Red and Orange levels of the COVID-19 Protection Framework.

    This applies to all persons, including employees, clients, suppliers and all visitors, and will come into effect once the COVID-19 Protection Framework is enacted.

    For potential employees, we have assessed that most roles will require office access. Therefore, we will be asking you to share your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of our interview process

    Interested? Apply online by clicking the Apply Now button or for more information on for more on Geotechnics Ltd, go to .

    We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer and a member of Diversity Works.

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