Laboratory technician (Industrial)

$35 - $40 per hour
June 6th, 2024
Pullenvale, Queensland, Australia
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About the Role:
Our Client is a government organisation working on critical scientific research projects throughout Australia. They are currently seeking a Laboratory Technician to work in their industrial research facility, for a 12-month, full-time appointment with the potential for extension. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Participate in laboratory and pilot scale experimental working heavily with coal.
  • Collecting and processing experimental data on an ongoing basis to a high degree of accuracy.
  • Preparing data and reports for internal and external customers.
  • Maintaining and upgrading laboratory and pilot scale equipment.
  • Developing and maintaining expertise in the area of coke making relevant to Carbon Steel Materials research activities.
Selection Criteria:
To be successful in this role you will have: 
  • Relevant trade certificate/diploma/bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience in Experience in metallurgy, pyrometallurgy, mineral processing, science, chemical engineering and/or prior employment with a commercial laboratory.
  • Work experience in the minerals industry, particularly carbon steel materials, or construction industry. Knowledge or research experience in coke making is advantageous.
  • Demonstrated hands-on ability to conduct laboratory and pilot scale experiments, to prepare feed materials, to collect and analyse test data, and to interpret and report results to supervisors.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct analytical test work to a high degree of accuracy in strict adherence to established procedures.
  • Current Manual Drivers Licence and National Forklift ticket would be desirable but not essential.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a team environment, utilise resources effectively, meet deadlines, and adapt to a dynamic work environment while maintaining work quality and performance.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills demonstrated by an ability to comprehend and convey detailed instructions/procedures. Intermediate to advanced computing skills.
If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  
Or, if you have any questions, please contact Steph on +61731750680.

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