Senior Laboratory Technician - Abu Dhabi
Fugro Middle East was established in the United Arab Emirates in 1975, initially, as a geotechnical and foundation engineering organisation.
Today, Fugro Middle East provides a complete range of geotechnical, environmental, surveying and mapping services throughout the Gulf area, India and Pakistan. Recently the Foundation Engineering company became part of the Fugro Middle East group.
The Fugro Middle East main office is located in Dubai (UAE). Project offices are established in Abu Dhabi (UAE), Muscat (Oman), Doha (Qatar), with agents in Kuwait and Yemen.
Fugro Middle East requires a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Laboratory Technician to fill the current vacancy in our Abu Dhabi laboratory.
Applicants, preferably qualified to HND level, in a relevant discipline will have a minimum of 10 years experience, 5 years of which should be directly related to testing material, reporting of results and supervision of materials laboratory technicians. Particular experience shall be all, or a minimum of two of the following fields:-
· Soils classification, characterisation, physical and mechanical properties
· Concrete and its’ constituent materials, additives and admixtures and production processes
· Asphalt and binder physical, mechanical and volumetric properties and production processes
Experience in assisting with preparations for external audits and accreditations and working in an accredited laboratory environment is essential.
Awareness of current testing standards and equipment calibration requirements is also essential together with the ability to work independently, supervise junior staff and have a highly motivated approach to the duties involved.
The successful candidate should have the following:
- Preferably qualified to HND (Higher National Diploma) level in relevant discipline (Civil Engineering, Geology)
- Minimum 10 years experience, 5 years of which directly related to testing material, reporting of results and supervision of materials laboratory technician.
- Excellent English communication skills (written and verbal).
- Experience of working overseas, particularly in the Middle East, will be an advantage.
What we offer
Salary will commensurate with experience.
To apply for this position, please send your CV to the mentioned email address stating Senior Laboratory Technician 2998 in the subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.