Geotechnical Instrumentation and Telemetry (IoT) Technician
Tonkin & Taylor
Tauranga, NZ
2d ago

We are looking for technicians to join our team in Tauranga. This vacancy is for a full-time permanent position and is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop existing skills or kick-start their career in a science and technology field.

We're interested in meeting candidates with varied backgrounds, and we'll be looking to tailor the role to suit the level of experience of the candidate.

In a role with Geotechnics, you will be expected to work to a high level of accuracy, providing high-quality factual data to our customers.

Duties include

  • Telemetry equipment and sensor assembly, installation in the field and configuration
  • Monitoring of field instruments, processing of data and reporting
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosis of problems with electronic equipment
  • Assisting research and development of sensors and IoT hardware
  • Instrument data integration with software
  • Supporting existing projects and customers, ensuring continuity of service
  • Ideally you will :

  • Have at least basic electronics skills and knowledge
  • Have practical tool skills and soldering experience
  • Have a desire for ongoing learning and the ability to develop new skills and knowledge independently
  • Be computer savvy
  • Want a job that involves a mix of in-office technical work and getting outdoors to deploy equipment. The role will often take you to remote and interesting locations to carry out fieldwork alongside our other team members.
  • Some skills of interest for more experienced applicants, but not necessary for you to apply :

  • Experience working with SCADA systems and DNP3 protocol
  • Serial communications knowhow, particularly MODBUS RTU
  • Computer and device networking knowhow, VPN configuration etc.
  • You will be part of a team but will be required to work independently under the direction of the Team Leader and Engineers.

    We offer ongoing training and professional development - on-the-job and formal courses aimed at developing your career. We also promote an open culture where innovation and continuous improvement are encouraged.

    At Geotechnics we believe you should love your job and the environment you work in. We offer a social club, family events, team competitions, and a well-being allowance among various other initiatives to enhance the employee experience.

    Think you'd fit in? Click on the Apply Now button, or for more information about Geotechnics, go to

    We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer and a member of Diversity Works. We also encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pasifika languages to apply.

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