Site investigation Technician
Tonkin & Taylor
Onehunga, NZ
2d ago

We are looking for a Site investigation 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 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 Geography, Geology, Earth Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, or Environmental Science and have 0-2 years of work experience.

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

  • Knowledge of soil sampling and contaminated land would be beneficial but not essential, training will be supplied
  • knowledge of soil logging to NZGS and use of a hand auger would be beneficial but not essential, training will be supplied
  • 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;
  • able to lift items weighing 20+ kg on a regular basis; and
  • computer literate, especially Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Mō tō mātou āhuatanga Who we are

    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 marketplace 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.

    Te Rongoā Ārai Mate Korona The COVID-19 vaccine

    Here at T+T, 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.

    We have assessed that this role will require office access. Therefore, we will be asking you to share your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of our interview process.

    Toroa tā mātou pae tukutuku mō ētehi atu kōrero For more information, check out our website

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    Everyone Matters' is one of our three core values and we are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce who foster inclusion, participation, and equal opportunity.

    We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer, a member of Diversity Works, and Partners of TupuToa and Pūhoro STEMM Academy.

    We particularly encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pasifika languages to apply. T+T has a partnership with Rainbow Tick and is actively working towards accreditation - we absolutely welcome applicants from rainbow communities.

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