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Senior Field / Soil Technician – VIC

FMG Engineering, a national multi-disciplined engineering consultancy, is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Field Technician/Senior Soil Technician to join our team at our independent NATA accredited Soils, Concrete, and Materials testing laboratory. We specialise in delivering high-quality construction materials testing and reliable results for infrastructure projects across Victoria, South Australia, and the Northern Territory.

About the role:

The Senior Field/Soil Technician role is a dynamic and crucial position within our team. As a highly motivated and experienced professional, you will be responsible for field-based soil testing and supervision, ensuring compliance with Australian standards and laboratory procedures. Your expertise and leadership will be vital in providing technical guidance, mentoring less experienced technicians, and delivering high-quality results. With the opportunity to work on high-profile sites and access state-of-the-art testing facilities, this role offers a fulfilling and challenging environment for personal and professional growth.


  • Conduct field-based soil testing in accordance with Australian standards and laboratory procedures.
  • Provide technical advice, assistance, and leadership within the team.
  • Train and mentor less experienced technicians.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience and extensive knowledge of laboratory and field testing.
  • In-depth understanding of AS3798, AS1289, AS1012, AS 1141, and AS1726.
  • Certificate IV in laboratory techniques.
  • Nuclear density gauge license.
  • Current construction induction white card.
  • Current driver’s license and ability to drive manual vehicles.

Your personal attributes should also include:

  • Effective communication skills with co-workers and clients.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Ability to work flexibly, including some out-of-hours work as required.

What we can offer you:

  • State-of-the-art testing facilities at our new FMG Research Laboratory in Williamstown.
  • Fully equipped mobile fleet for on-site testing.
  • Opportunities to work on high-profile sites across Victoria.
  • Work/Life balance.
  • Professional development program, including internal and external training.
  • Paid Parental Leave.
  • Ability to purchase up to 2 weeks additional annual leave.
  • Professional Memberships paid for by the company.
  • Service Recognition Awards.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Role in an established and continually growing consultancy.
  • Ability to mentor others.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program, providing counselling for you and your immediate family members.

FMG Engineering offers a dynamic and fulfilling work environment where work-life balance is a priority. Join our passionate team and enjoy interesting and challenging projects while growing and developing your career.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter via SEEK or to Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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