Laboratory Technician
Downer Group
Tauranga
3d ago

A fantastic opportunity has arisen in our civil engineering laboratory team for a focused and determined team player who wishes to start their career in the 'technical services' sector.

You will join the team as a Laboratory Technician assisting the team after we’ve recently won some amazing contracts contributing to the Tauranga community for the next 12 months.

Road Science is New Zealand’s leading designer and supplier of bitumen and bitumen based products. We have world class manufacturing plants and storage facilities for bitumen, emulsions and polymer modified binders.

Road Science has five IANZ-accredited civil engineering laboratories and a number of project specific mobile laboratories.

We also provide expertise in pavement design, technical and consultancy services to our clients.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Challenging and diverse work
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • About the role

    Based at our Tauranga Laboratory (Lab) and reporting to the Laboratory Manager, you will provide technical support for projects throughout the Central North Island.

    Our lab is responsible for ensuring all products - such as asphalt, construction aggregates and soils are tested, including on site testing, to the appropriate quality, standards and customer specifications.

    This role will include laboratory, field testing and pavement investigations, giving a great variety of work the opportunity to work in different locations.

    About you :

    You’ll need some laboratory experience, preferably in the civil engineering field, both in laboratory based testing and field work and you’ll also have :

  • A relevant science degree or tertiary qualification
  • The ability to work as part of a team and with some leadership experience
  • A strong attention to detail
  • A current full Class 1 drivers licence
  • You will also need some flexibility to work at night, away from home and during weekends when the work demands. You will be motivated to take on a number of different tasks for different people and enjoy solving problems and delivering outcomes to customers.

    The current team enjoy working together and having fun whilst getting the job done.

    If you are looking to be part of a collaborative team, and an organisation that values people as its number one asset, then apply today! Visit entering 570331 into the keyword search.

    Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

    Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

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