Laboratory Technician Field Jobs Vacancy in Downer Group Christchurch
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Laboratory Technician Field Jobs Vacancy in Downer Group Christchurch Jobs Details:
Job no: 2030
Work type: Full Time - Fixed Term
Categories: Quality, Sciences
Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.
With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen in our civil engineering laboratory team for a focused and determined individual who wishes to develop a career in the 'technical services' sector of the civil construction industry.
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.
Based at our IANZ accredited Christchurch Laboratory and reporting to the Laboratory Manager, this position provides technical support for projects throughout New Zealand. The Laboratory is responsible for ensuring all products - such as asphalt, construction aggregates, and soils are tested to the appropriate quality, standards and customer specifications. This will include laboratory and field testing giving a great balance.
Every day will be an exciting adventure for you with tasks varying between checking pavement compaction on the Christchurch Southern Motorway Stage 2, carrying out an asphalt mix design in the laboratory and measuring the roughness, texture, and rutting of one of the Local Authority roading networks in some of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand.
- As the successful candidate for this role, ideally you will possess:
- A strong zero harm culture
- A mechanical and technically inclined mind
- A strong attention to detail
- Exposure to the roading, asset management, and/or data collection industry
- Strong numeric, problem solving, scheduling and analytical skills
- Data collection, analysis, and reporting skills
- An interest in computers or coding
- The ability to work as part of a team
- Solid computer skills and exposure to a wide variety of computer applications including the Microsoft Office suite
- The ability to calibrate, maintain and repair laboratory equipment
- Excellent communication skills
- Experience in a customer focused position
- A current full Class 1 drivers licence
- Good physical fitness
- Flexibility to work at nights, during weekends and away from Christchurch
In return we offer:
This is an opportunity to establish your place in the growth industry of civil engineering. You will join an experienced, enthusiastic team and have ongoing opportunities for growth and development.
To apply, head to www.downercareers.co.nz reference 2030.
Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.
Advertised: 17 Oct 2018 New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: 18 Nov 2018 New Zealand Daylight Time