Asbestos Consultant – Expressions of Interest

Close Date: May 23, 2020

Country: New Zealand

Region: Auckland

Sector: Environmental & Heritage

Job Description PDF:

WSP is a collaborative team of global experts who aspire every day to shape a better tomorrow.

With more than 49,000 people working in over 550 offices across 40 countries, we are one of the world’s leading engineering consultancy firms.

With a view towards future-readiness as we move towards life in our new normal, we are requesting expressions of interest from individuals considering joining WSP to work with our high performing team. We are looking for outgoing and effective candidates who can demonstrate good attention to detail and work well to targets. We are interested in individuals with effective communication and organisational skills. Roles in this team include varied duties which will change on a day to day basis. There is also often a need to work off site testing and sampling in the field; therefore, a clean drivers licence is required.

Future roles will be likely based in either Auckland or Wellington.

  • Typical role requirements: Experienced in measuring and assessing occupational exposure to hazards in the workplace including: environmental factors and stresses, chemical hazards, physical hazards, ergonomic and biological hazards.
  • Practised ability to collect and process data and prepare technical reports on small to medium projects.
  • Experienced in laboratory analysis of fibrous minerals including asbestos and SMF.
  • Competent in the laboratory analysis of airborne fibre samples. I.e. Fibre counting.
  • Experienced in the use of air sampling equipment.
  • Experienced in applying legislation, standards, guidelines and project specifications.
  • Actively assist colleagues in achieving improved client feedback results, enhanced satisfaction and exceed client expectations.

  • Skills and Experience:Bachelors Degree or Diploma in an applied science (ideally with a major in a quantitative science, e.g. biochemistry, chemistry, physics) or environmental engineering or building surveying or occupational health and safety or equivalent.
  • Asbestos accessors license.
  • IANZ/NATA Accreditation – for mineral fibre analysis
  • Other preferable, relevant internal and external SHEQ training e.g. First aid, working in confined spaces, working at heights, Construct Safe.
  • Typically you will have 2 - 6years experience, 40%-70% of time spent in field.
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Clean drivers licence.


How to Apply:

If this sounds like you, we want you to be part of what makes us great. Are you ready to be part of WSP?

For further information, please view the position description. To apply, just follow the link and apply online.

WSP recognises and values the range of characteristics that make people unique, and do this in an environment that celebrates individual and collective achievement. We believe embracing diversity and inclusion delivers positive experiences for people and clients.

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