Geotechnical Technician - Wellington

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We are seeking a Geotechnical Technician to join our team in Wellington for a full-time permanent role with on-the-job training. This position will involve hands-on field testing work.

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Geotechnical Technician - Wellington
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Wellington Central, Wellington
Science & Technology
Full time


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We are seeking a Geotechnical Technician to join our Geotechnics business in Wellington. This full-time permanent role is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop or kick-start their career, as on-the-job training is 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.

About you:

We are seeking someone who is happy to roll their sleeves up and get stuck amongst it. This role involves a variety of working outdoors and in the office, so would be great if you want the best of two worlds!

You will have a degree or interest in Earth Sciences and enjoy working outdoors.
A full/restricted New Zealand driver's license
Physically fit and able to lift items weighing 25+ kg on a regular basis
Knowledge of soil sampling would be beneficial but not essential, training will be supplied.
Knowledge of soil logging to NZGS and use of a hand auger/window sampler would be beneficial but not essential, training will be supplied.
Experience working with hand tools and a "Kiwi No 8 wire" mentality
Computer literate, especially Microsoft Excel and Word.
Excellent communication and flexibility to adapt quickly to change.
Ability to work both alone with minimal supervision, and as part of a team.
Great attention to detail and commitment to quality.
Ability to prioritize workload and convey to others when there may urgency required to fulfill customer expectation;

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.

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

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