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Laboratory Technician

LocationBirkenhead, SA 5015
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:2 months ago
Job no: CA8BQ

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and proactive person to join the Concrete and Aggregates team at our Birkenhead site. We encourage all applicants to apply within if you feel you have a good work ethic and an interest in this field as training will be provided for the right candidate.

As a Laboratory Technician, this role offers you to chance to build and develop laboratory skills and gain further exposure to the compliance testing of our concrete and aggregates products. Your primary duties will include a broad range of both in the field and Laboratory based work, including sampling concrete on job sites, sample preparation, testing of concrete and aggregates, equipment calibration, computer-based data entry and results analysis. 

If you are reliable, have a strong work ethic and are committed to safety, then this is your opportunity to join our team. As part of a national company, we recognise that people are our most valuable assets. We offer a friendly team environment and opportunities to expand your knowledge and skills, whilst working with a leading Australian company. 

Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor, this is a permanent full-time position.


  • Sample and test concrete and other construction materials in the field and lab
  • Carry out testing in line with Australian Standards
  • Adhering to safe work instructions
  • Adhere to procedures and work systems 
  • Ensure Laboratory NATA requirements are maintained
  • Perform equipment calibration and basic maintenance
  • Assist the technical team to ensure customer requirements are met

What you will need to succeed

  • Desire to start a new career or continue in the construction material testing industry 
  • Australian Drivers License
  • Desirable but not essential Construction industry white card
  • Desirable but not essential Certificate III in Laboratory Techniques
  • Self-motivated person, with a strong work ethic and initiative
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical thinking skills 
  • Proven ability to work both autonomously and within a team
  • Desirable but not essential Computer and literacy skills - training can be provided
  • Strong commitment to quality and safety 

Our business

Adbri Concrete, is a market leader in the supply of premixed concrete, aggregates, road base, sands, speciality products and agricultural lime to the South Australian building, construction and infrastructure industries.

Adbri Concrete is a fully owned entity fully owned entity of Adbri Limited; a constructions materials and industrial minerals manufacturing company that has been building a better Australia since 1882. Adbri's respected brands employ over 1500 people and together provide cement, lime, concrete, aggregates, concrete products and industrial minerals nationally.


Creating and supporting a safe and diverse workforce

Adbri Concrete puts Safety first and recognises that diversity in our workforce drives innovation, encourages creativity and better equips us to be Always Ready. We are committed to increasing diversity within our workforce and our industry.


We will be progressively shortlisting candidates - If you are interested in this position, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

  • Published on 03 Jun 2024, 10:45 PM