Laboratory Technician EOI

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Wellington
  • Job Reference:14131


We are currently looking for eager Laboratory Technicians to join the team at our Napier, Hamilton, Christchurch and Wellington  Laboratories.

As the successful applicant, you will be able to work in a diverse team, be personable, and display good lab etiquette. This isn’t your typical Laboratory Technician role, you must be prepared to get your hands dirty as you will be required to work on the frontline from time-to-time.

Day-to-day you will be required to assist with the monitoring, inspection, sampling, evaluation, testing and reporting of aggregates, soils, asphalt and bituminous materials in accordance with industry standards. 

You will have a sound working knowledge of all laboratory procedures, quality processes and customer service with a focus on providing feedback to the operational teams.

The successful person will ideally come from a science or engineering background, will need good computer skills and most importantly a can-do attitude.  You will have a methodical approach to your work, and be able to follow written test procedures and produce reports. 

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 50 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.

Higgins Contractors is committed to providing a safe and drug free work place.  The successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test prior to commencement of employment.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.