Field Technician

Get visa sponsorship in Tauranga Central, Bay of Plenty as Field Technician. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.
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Join our Tauranga team as a Field Technician for on-the-job training. Role includes field testing, geotechnical testing, and environmental monitoring.

Job title
Field Technician
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Tauranga Central, Bay of Plenty
Science & Technology
Full time


$55,000-$65,000pa per experience
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We are looking for a Field Technician to join our Tauranga team. This position is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop or kick-start their career, as on-the-job training is provided. The work will be hands-on and physical, and therefore requires a reasonable degree of physical capability.

We work on a number of large-scale infrastructure projects around New Zealand, enjoying a sense of achievement from getting involved in a range of work, and thrive on the learning opportunities provided. In this role, you will be expected to perform field testing to a high level of accuracy. The work will be hands-on and physical, and therefore requires a reasonable degree of physical capability and, at times, may involve working in adverse environmental conditions. The nature of the work may require early starts, late finishes and occasional overtime.


- Geotechnical field-testing, sampling, investigating, and testing/ monitoring of ground material properties.
- Civil laboratory testing.
- Operation of heavy testing and soil sampling equipment.
- Monitoring of geotechnical instrumentation.
- Environmental monitoring.
- Data entry and processing of results.
- Liaising with customers and engineers.
- Performing all work in accordance with our IANZ accreditation and project management system.

The field technician will play a pivotal role in our business through project management and customer engagement.

What you'll bring:

- A full/ restricted New Zealand drivers license (class 1) is essential.
- Completed level 3 NCEA+
- A good level of physical fitness and ability to lift items weighing 25kg+ on a regular basis.
- Similar work experience is preferred but not essential.
- Computer literate, especially in Microsoft Excel and Word.
- 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.
- Good communication skills.
- Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
- Flexibility and ability to adapt to change.
- 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.
- Able to look at situations from both a commercial and customer perspective.

About us:

ABC Ltd is a specialist materials testing company providing laboratory- and field-testing services to the geotechnical, civil and environmental engineering industries.

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.

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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