Laboratory Manager

About the role

Protest Engineering Sunshine Coast office is currently seeking to employ a Laboratory Manager who will be required to supervise a growing soils laboratory and oversee both field and laboratory testing across a broad range of methods, including Levels 1 and 2 testing to relevant Australian Standards. You will be responsible for:

  • Coordination of day-to-day operation requirements of the laboratory including fieldwork
  • Management of a team of technicians including training & safety protocols
  • Assisting the Branch Manager with business development around the Sunshine Coast and SEQ region
  • Overseeing all sampling, testing, and reporting ensuring conformance with ISO17025 and relevant standards/methods
  • Setting, monitoring, and maintaining business plans and P&L targets alongside the Branch Manager
  • Responsible for project success including invoicing.

Required Skills

About you

You will be self-motivated, a fast learner, and bring a positive attitude to the team. Recent school leavers are encouraged to apply – all onsite training supplied to the right candidate (salary negotiable based on experience).

Requirements and Qualifications:

We are ideally looking for individuals who possess:

  • Open current driver’s license
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Valid nuclear gauge radiation license (or willing to obtain)
  • Construction Industry White Card – required or willing to obtain
  • Ability to travel for work when required
  • Ability to work under pressure, show initiative, prioritise, and schedule work
  • Team player with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Good attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Minimum Cert IV in Laboratory techniques or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 year’s experience in the Construction Materials Testing industry.
  • Exceptional knowledge in Australian Standards Testing.
  • Must have strong written and communication skills.
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills and exceed on time management tasks.
  • Must have the ability to work with multiple clients and projects.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours and overtime when required.

Why Join Our Team?

Benefits of being a part of the Protest Engineering Team

Protest Engineering provides a flexible, diverse, and fun work environment. We are committed to offering our team ongoing training and development options. We pride ourselves on offering an analytical yet practical work environment.

Applicant introductions via recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Apply for this role

We know that our team are our most valuable asset and consistently refine our systems, fine-tune our processes and foster a culture that enables us to approach each day with initiative, integrity and transparency in all communications.

If you would like to apply to join our team please complete our online application form and we’ll be in touch if we have a suitable role for you.

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