Lab Technician

Fulton Hogan

Location: Tamworth

Job Type: Full time


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  • Industry leader with a strong pipeline of works
  • Join a successful and growing business
  • Full-time opportunity

What we're looking for
We currently have a vacancy for a Laboratory Tester to join the team at Fulton Hogan based at our Tamworth site.

You'll be Accountable for

The successful candidate will be responsible for the testing of asphalt, PMB and emulsion to relevant standard methods in our NATA Laboratory. Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor your responsibilities will include;

  • Sampling and testing asphalt, aggregates and bitumen including onsite sampling.
  • The hands-on, day-to-day management of sampling and testing in accordance with specified requirements.
  • The handling and management of chemicals in line with relevant standards
  • Management of reporting, record keeping and calibrations including reporting non-conforming product.
  • Conduct procedures safely and maintain good housekeeping of laboratory and surrounds.
  • Providing technical support to production departments.
  • Maintain the laboratory in accordance with NATA requirements.
  • Travel will be required, based on the needs of the business.

What we need from you
To be successful in this position you will require the following skills/experience:

  • Attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure and achieve strict deadlines
  • Professional communication, written and interpersonal skills
  • Honest, confident and reliable
  • Commitment to workplace safety, quality, punctuality, reliability, respect for others and to work as part of an efficient team
  • Current and valid Driver's Licence
  • Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques (is advantageous)
  • Previous experience in heavy industries or an interest in this field of work
  • Be willing to travel as away work will be required
  • Ideally you will have an understanding of the asphalt, cement of quarries industries. Having a demonstrated knowledge of Australian standards for laboratories would be viewed favorably, but is not essential as full training will be provided. You will be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.

Fulton Hogan Our Belief
The Good Work we do building and maintaining vital infrastructure improves the quality of life for all of us across New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific. Everything, from roads and bridges, to energy, water and communication. Driven by fresh ideas and opportunities, we know we're only as good as our people.

Sound like you?
If this sounds like you and you're ready to help us continue to do good work, apply now.

We celebrate and embrace diversity across our business and are committed to equal employment opportunities. We believe in the value that diversity brings to our team and people who share our REAL values are encouraged to apply.

The pre-employment process will involve a medical check including a drug and alcohol screening.

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