Laboratory Technician - Hunua

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:14424
  • Closing Date:30 Nov 2019


Laboratory Technician

  • On-going training and development

  • Hunua Location

  • Genuine career prospects for a high performer

About Higgins

Higgins (part of the Fletcher Building Group) is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. Many people have built great careers with Higgins over the last 60 years. As a member of the Higgins Green Team that opportunity is open to you as we work, grow and have fun together building tomorrows New Zealand.

We are increasing our talent within the team to deliver our innovative growth strategy, you must have a keen interest in laboratory operations and the desire to learn and develop new skills to help us achieve our strategic objectives.

About the opportunity

For this exciting new role, we are seeking a capable individual who is passionate about a career and is ready to join our team; you will be apart of a diverse team, be personable, have a customer centric approach and can-do attitude.

To build your career, you will be responsible for carrying out laboratory operational activities to ensure efficient ongoing delivery of a quality analytical service to our clients by:

  • Monitoring, inspection, sampling, evaluation, testing and reporting of aggregates, soils, asphalt and bituminous materials in accordance with industry standards.
  • On site testing and sampling
  • Calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment

We are looking for someone who maintains a high level of integrity in their work and enjoys developing their technical skills, has excellent people skills to develop and maintain genuine relationships with our customers, and our people.

About you

This is a hands-on role, so we are looking for a methodical thinker who is self-driven, has a high attention to detail and ability to provide accurate written test reports promptly.

It goes without saying that you’ll need sound working knowledge of laboratory procedures and quality processes, be computer savvy and proficient with excel.

You will be natural team player, exceed customer expectations, have a strong commitment to safety to showcase your skills, add value in a large organisation and build your career.