Current Opportunities


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

 Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Our Melbourne office, located in Hawthorn, is looking for 2 full time administrators with suitable skills and/or experience to provide administrative support to our multi-disciplinary business.

This role is a varied one, providing support across the business in multiple departments. The successful candidate will work efficiently to provide prompt service, in an environment where timeframes are key to our client’s satisfaction. The raising of quotes, sales and purchase orders, invoices and document maintenance will require a high level of initiative and attention to detail. Liaising with stakeholders and fielding customer enquiries will require exceptional customer service as the role will often be the first point of contact within the business. The diversity of the role calls for someone who can prioritise, multitask, be flexible and work well within a team environment, as well as autonomously.

As the ideal candidate you will have: 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Exceptional phone skills and customer service
  • Solid typing and data entry skills
  • Strong computing skills with experience in Microsoft office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word etc.)
  • Highly organised and able to manage several priorities
  • Enjoy working in a busy and fast paced environment
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines when required
  • Experience within the building/construction industry preferred, but not necessary
  • Australian citizenship essential   

What we can offer you:

FMG Engineering is an organisation that is dynamic.  The work is interesting, varied and challenging. Being a multi-disciplined engineering consultancy, we can offer a variety of career paths for the individual who wants to grow and develop. On offer, is a competitive salary commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience.

Our people are passionate about what they do in a workplace that values integrity, team collaboration, diversity and work/life fulfilment.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter (outlining which of the above mentioned criteria makes you suitable for this role) via SEEK or email to Applications close December 12 2019.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.