Current Opportunities

TECHNICAL OPERATOR / SOIL TECHNICIAN / FIELD SOIL TECHNICIAN (SA)   - APPLICATIONS OPEN

Due to continued growth, FMG Research (our NATA accredited soil, concrete and materials testing laboratory) is seeking candidates to fill a number of positions within our laboratory testing team as Technical Operator, Soil Technician and Field Soil Technician.

The roles available vary from entry level to experienced soil technicians. While experience is not essential, a strong work ethic, willingness to listen and learn, along with the ability to follow procedures methodically and take direction from senior staff are essential to this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake routine laboratory testing of soil, concrete and aggregates in accordance with AS1289, AS1012 and AS1141
  • Carry out designated tests strictly in accordance with laboratory procedures
  • Ensure testing outputs are met and exceeded
  • Maintain and set up equipment for use in testing
  • Operate and calibrate instruments
  • Classify and log samples to AS1726

Skills and Experience

Applicants possessing any of the following will be highly regarded:

  • TAFE or similar course in laboratory testing or related discipline
  • Year 12 SACE Certificate
  • Strong employment record
  • Good analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to follow procedures methodically and take direction
  • Experience in soils, concrete and aggregate testing in accordance with AS1289, AS1012 and AS1141
  • Deemed to be proficient to carry out soil, concrete and aggregate testing

In return we offer a very competitive salary with overtime, career and personal development opportunities.

These positions are for an immediate start.

If you are interested in these opportunities, please submit your resume and a cover letter (addressing which of the above mentioned criteria makes you suitable for a position) via Seek or email to recruitment@fmgengineering.com.au.

 Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


FIELD SOIL TECHNICIAN (SA)

FMG Research is an independent NATA accredited soil, concrete and materials testing laboratory located in Norwood.
We are seeking graduate engineers who are wishing to develop a career in geotechnical engineering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake routine laboratory testing of soil, concrete and aggregates in accordance with AS1289, AS1012 and AS1141
  • Maintain, set up and calibrate equipment for use in testing
  • Classify and log samples to AS1726
  • Undertake Level 1 inspection and testing of civil and earthworks projects
  • Liaise with civil contractors and clients to optimise earthworks processes and projects
  • Undertake routine sampling and testing of soils and compaction testing for civil engineering projects
  • Liaise with clients on testing schedules, methods, procedures and results
  • Prepare and check test reports and other documentation
  • Maintain, calibrate and operate equipment in accordance with quality guidelines
  • Carry out general administration and prepare documentation in accordance with quality guidelines
  • Ensure all tasks undertaken are consistent with safe work practices and adhere to requirements of WHS policies

Skills and Experience
Ideal candidates will have the following attributes:

  • Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques
  • A willingness to learn
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Comfortable working in a soils laboratory and in the field, alongside other engineers and technicians
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty

In return we offer a competitive pay rate with overtime, career and personal development opportunities.

Only applications from Australian citizens and residents will be accepted.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter (addressing which of the above mentioned criteria makes you suitable for this role) via SEEK or email to recruitment@fmgengineering.com.au by Wednesday 5 June 2019.

Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.