Intermediate to Senior Geophysics Technician
Tonkin & Taylor
Onehunga, NZ
3d ago

We are looking for an Intermediate to Senior Geophysics Technician 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 geophysical field 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 :

You will ideally have completed a degree or a diploma in Geophysics and / or have 3+ experience in a similar role. You will also possess a full driver's license (Class 1).

We are seeking an individual that brings their personality to the role, prides themselves on providing flawless customer service and strives for just a little bit more.

You will require excellent communication skills and the flexibility to adapt quickly to change. You should be able to work autonomously with minimal supervision 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 -

  • Prior experience with Sensors & Software Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is ideal, though experience with any manually set GPR will be considered
  • able to lead highly effective teams to achieve project and company objectives;
  • passionate about people;
  • naturally looking for solutions "outside of the square" when solutions are not obvious;
  • able to make calculated, rapid decisions under pressure and understand the impact of those decisions throughout the business;
  • able to prioritise workload and convey to others when there may urgency required to fulfil customer expectation;
  • practical, with good tool skills and a "Kiwi No 8 wire" mentality;
  • 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 believe you should love your job and the environment you work in. 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 a 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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