If you are keen to gain geotechnical & civil experience then this is a fantastic opportunity. We have a number of fixed-term positions until the end of June 2020, based at our Newmarket office and involves working on a variety of projects.
This is a great opportunity for a student of Earth Science, Geology, Physical Geography, and NZ Dip in Engineering or BE Civil, experience is not essential as on the job training will be provided.The work is varied, meaning no two days are the same and will involve: Civil engineering field testing and investigation Geotechnical investigation, including soil logging Sampling of aggregate and soils Operation of soil testing equipment including the Nuclear Densometer, shear vanes, scales etc Concrete testing, including sampling and slump testing The opportunity to work both autonomously and within a team Four-wheel driving through a range of terrains Assisting in data management and the collating of results Liaising with clients and engineers The ideal person for this position will have: A qualification in one of the disciplines listed above A full drivers licence and ability to operate a manual vehicle. The role also involves heavy lifting of machinery, so you will need to be physically fit A passion for being outside and in the field A reasonable grasp of the Microsoft Office suite of software Good communication skills Enjoy a sense of achievement from getting involved in a range of work, and thrive on the learning opportunity we can provide. A positive attitude towards working, with the ability to maintain a fun work/life balance About us:
We are a specialist materials testing company, providing laboratory and field testing services to the civil and environmental engineering industry with offices in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch. We are a dedicated team who enjoy our work and like to have fun; we provide a friendly and professional environment for quality skilled people who focus on delivering first class, efficient solutions to our clients. Our aim is to be "the best to work for and the best to work with"