Laboratory Technician – Quality Control, Construction Materials (The position has been filled)
Australia, South Australia
  • Great opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to join a Market Leader
  • Twelve months contract with full-time hours
  • Excellent opportunity to expand your skills



Our client is a leading manufacturer and supplier of bitumen based products, providing customers with asphalt, blended binders and emulsion products. They are a listed company and employ more than 18,000 people. They continue to invest in state-of-the-art technology such as asphalt plants that use more recycled products and substantially less energy.



Our client has a vacancy in their Asphalt Plant Manufacturing Centre, in Adelaide. We are looking for Diploma or Cert IV qualified candidates in a scientific discipline.

This contract role will commence immediately and will require you to work 38 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

The successful candidate will be conducting quality control testing of bituminous emulsions and road construction products for the site, which include:

  • Emulsion Tests, such as Binder Content, Brookfield Viscosity, Sieve Residue and pH
  • PMB Tests, such as Torsional Recovery, Viscosity and Softening Point
  • Testing is time sensitive so we require a candidate that respects urgency and has good attention to detail



We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Laboratory Technician with 5 year’s experience in a laboratory who is interested in gaining valuable QC work and are not afraid to get their hands dirty!  

If this is you and wish to apply, please read our requirements below:

  • A Diploma or Certificate IV in chemistry
  • Experience in an industrial laboratory associated with construction materials such as polymers, oils, bitumen, asphalt
  • Good writing skills and computer literacy in English
  • Must have a good eye for detail and an appreciation for safety in the workplace
  • Excellent communication skills – you will be liaising with personnel of all levels of the company
  • Good time management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Forklift licence will be an advantage, to be able to, at times, assist in loading trucks
  • MUST be a good team player and reliable!



To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send your updated resume with a covering letter to CS Executive Group. For a confidential discussion about this role, please call on 03 9516 0100 during office hours.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we receive on a daily basis, we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience.  If on this occasion you are not successful, your resume will remain on our database and be considered for future suitable roles.