Cone Penetrometer Rig Technician

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Exciting opportunity in Auckland for a CPT Technician to work on unique projects with a strong team. Requirements include CPT testing expertise and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Role involves heavy testing, field investigations, and business development.

Job title
Cone Penetrometer Rig Technician
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Onehunga, Auckland
Trades & Services
Full time


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We have an exciting opportunity to join our ABC team based in Auckland as a CPT Technician. You will work on some unique projects with a great team.

To be successful in this position, you will have a record illustrating a strong work ethic and the ability to deliver high-quality work. You will have a thorough understanding of all types of CPT testing including seismic CPT's and CPT sampling methods. You will also have strong competency in Microsoft Word and Excel to at least an intermediate level, along with excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

The work is varied and will involve:

CPT testing, reporting, maintenance, and quality control
Geotechnical field-testing and investigation
Civil laboratory testing
Operation of heavy testing and soil sampling equipment
Business development
Training and supervising technicians


Minimum 3-4 years' experience working with a wide range of CPT equipment including Pagani CPT.

Experience in compiling CPT data.

A full New Zealand drivers' license is essential.

A good level of physical fitness as the role also involves heavy lifting of machinery.

Willingness to travel and work in different regions as required.

Confident managing and building customer relationships.

Good team player and personality

Must be willing to get hands dirty and enjoy working outdoors.

High standard and quality of paperwork

Excellent time management skills

Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

A desire to develop and share knowledge.

Someone who can get things happening, a proactive initiator.

An appreciation of the importance of quality management systems and processes.

About us:

ABC Ltd is a specialist materials testing company providing laboratory- and field-testing services to the geotechnical, civil and environmental engineering industries. We have offices in Auckland, Pukekohe, Hamilton, Napier, Tauranga, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch.

Why join ABC:

At ABC we believe you should love your job and the environment you work in.

Our teams are an outgoing, sporty bunch, who enjoy team events and activities. Our company culture has been integral to our growth and development - we offer a social club, family events, team competitions, a $750 annual well-being allowance, and a highly competitive nationwide weekly quiz. We have a great reputation within the marketplace through our belief in our core values of Care, Empowerment, Ingenuity, Integrity, Fun and Futurity.

We actively promote an open culture where innovation and continuous improvement is encouraged. We offer ongoing training, continued educational support, internal mentoring, and professional memberships.

ABC Ltd is a company where you can feel comfortable asking others for advice and where people are equally willing to listen to your ideas. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly, though professional team who focus on delivering first-class, efficient solutions.

Me Pehea te Tono | How to Apply:

We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer, a member of Diversity Works, and Partners of TupuToa and Pūhoro STEM Academy.

We particularly encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pasifika languages to apply.

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