Laboratory Technician

Website WSP

With more than 50,000 people working in over 550 offices across 44 countries, WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering consultancy firms with over 150 years of experience in Aotearoa New Zealand. We are proud to have the blueprint of Aotearoa New Zealand in our DNA and be involved in the projects that will continue to connect and support us for generations to come. We value our people, our reputation, and our impact on the future.

The Role

We have an opportunity for an experienced Laboratory Technician to join our Laboratory team in Gisborne.

You will carry out the testing of engineering materials in the laboratory and field in accordance with the laboratory management system (based on ISO/IEC 17025).

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Conduct routine testing of materials both in the laboratory and field.
  • Undertake site investigations in a safe and expeditious manner.
  • Calibrate and maintain equipment.
  • Carry out projects/tasks as assigned with responsibility for technical content, results and timeliness.
  • Assist with the development of junior / assistant technicians.

About You

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in civil engineering is beneficial
  • Preferably have a minimum of 2 year’s relevant professional experience in a civil engineering laboratory

This position is full-time, 40 hours, and five days per week. The remuneration range for this position is $60,000 – $70,000, depending on experience.

Why Us?

We have several complex and exciting projects on the go and a strong pipeline of work across multiple disciplines. We’re future-focused experts who propose innovative ideas for our clients. Join us in doing purposeful, sustainable work that helps shape our communities and the future.

If you are looking for a rewarding position in a dynamic organisation with a strong people-focused culture, this is an opportunity that cannot be passed by. Diversity of all kinds is crucial, so at WSP, we embrace a diversity of perspectives. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities.

At WSP, we are committed to building a future in which our regions are connected with fast and reliable networks, in which our buildings can adapt quickly to our changing needs. Imagine if renewable energy could be captured – right here in Aotearoa – and surplus energy stored for when needed. In our future, we can.

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