Field Technician – Pukekohe (Fixed Term)
Tonkin + Taylor
Pukekohe, AUK
1d ago
source : ExploreJobs

If you are keen to gain geotechnical & civil experience then this is a fantastic opportunity. We have a fixed-term position until the end of May 2021, based at our Pukekohe Office, and involves working on a variety of projects.

This is a great opportunity for a student of Earth Science, Geology, Physical Geography, and NZ Dip in Engineering or BE Civil, experience is not essential as on the job training will be provided.

The work is varied, meaning no two days are the same and will involve : Civil engineering field testing and investigationGeotechnical investigation, including soil loggingSampling of aggregate and soilsOperation of soil testing equipment including the Nuclear Densometer, shear vanes, scales etcConcrete testing, including sampling and slump testingThe opportunity to work both autonomously and within a teamFour-wheel driving through a range of terrainsAssisting in data management and the collating of resultsLiaising with clients and engineersThe ideal person for this position will have : A qualification in one of the disciplines listed aboveA full drivers licence and ability to operate a manual vehicle.

The role also involves heavy lifting of machinery, so you will need to be physically fitA passion for being outside and in the fieldA reasonable grasp of the Microsoft Office suite of softwareGood communication skillsEnjoy a sense of achievement from getting involved in a range of work, and thrive on the learning opportunity we can provide.

A positive attitude towards working, with the ability to maintain a fun work / life balanceAbout us : At Geotechnics we believe you should love your job and the environment you work in.

Our teams are an outgoing, sporty bunch, who enjoy team events and activities. We offer a social club, family events, team competitions, a well-being allowance and a highly competitive nationwide weekly quiz.

We have a great reputation within the market place through our belief in our core values of Care, Empowerment, Ingenuity, Integrity, Fun and Futurity.

We are a specialist materials testing company, providing laboratory and field testing services to the civil, geotechnical, and environmental engineering industry with offices in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch.

We will begin to process applications before the job post-closing date, please apply ASAP if you are interested in the role.

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