Labouring - Roading Science team

Location: Wellington
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 200194107_1619553268

Assistant Lab Technician

Working on Transmission Gully, your main task will be to assist with operating a drilling machine and compaction hammer to take paving core samples for laboratory research. Then you will help backfill the boreholes. During exceptional weather events, you might be assigned to work at the Asphalt Plant doing general labouring, where there could be the opportunity to learn more specialist skills.


  • Be able to drive to site or meet at our Petone or Belmont site at either 6am or 7am
  • Physical fitness to operate drilling equipment.
  • Good team player/communication.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Systematic approach
  • Serious approach to living up to high H&S standards

If you feel you are the right person for the job, or would like further information, please apply directly or call us on 04 4739915 or 0800 88 88 60

Please note that applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a current, valid NZ work permit, and need to be available for an immediate start here in Wellington.

A pre-employment drug screen is part of our recruitment process. We will also need to be able to contact two relevant -workplace- referees.

If this job isn't quite right for you, we may have other jobs that you may be more suitable, please call us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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