Laboratory Manager - Gladstone 10/4 Roster

Construction Sciences is a 900 strong team across Australia and New Zealand. Our dynamic team provides Construction Materials Testing, Geotechnical Engineering, Subsurface Utility Engineering and Environmental Services, in Australia and internationally. Our strength is providing prompt turnarounds of large volumes of tests, accurately. We are major project specialists!

We are currently looking to recruit a Laboratory Manager for an Annex Laboratory based out of Gladstone, Queensland. In this role, you will be a key member of the Central Queensland South Leadership Team. The role will provide engaging work, leading a results driven team and will position you well for ongoing career progression.


The primary objective of the role will be to manage the day-to-day operations of the laboratory to achieve client outcomes in line with project provisions, while providing supportive leadership to your team. Participating in the delivery of projects will see you testing and analysing complex soil samples, ensuring the output is of a high standard and within time and cost budget allocations. You will also be expected to work independently, develop and maintain positive client relationships, and seek out ways to continuously improve the operation of the site. 


As a laboratory leader with at least 5 years under your belt, you will be an experienced people leader, with strong technical and commercial ability. Additionally, you will possess:

  • Strong work ethic and integrity
  • Upbeat attitude towards developing and supporting junior technicians 
  • Construction Material Testing Diploma
  • QLD Radiation User Licence and a manual drivers licence
  • Experience in NATA signatory approvals 
  • Sound knowledge of the Australian Standards for Soil and Aggregate Testing & relevant Methods
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills



We are committed to looking after our people, and in addition to a positive and challenging career, your benefits will include:

  • Comprehensive training and ongoing support
  • A generous salary package and company vehicle for the right candidate
  • An opportunity to work in a large global company 
  • A supportive team environment and access to development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Relocation assistance provided

A current drivers license and ability to pass a pre-employment medical and drug screen are essential.


Construction Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide and maintain a positive and fair working environment.

31/08/2020 $0 Gladstone & Central QLD 1 Construction
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