Careers at Brickworks
Graduate Quality Control Technician

Employment Type:
SA - Salaried  
**Austral Masonry - QLD

Who we are
We make beautiful products that last forever. You will be joining the blue chip, innovative Brickworks Building Products Group, which includes market leading names such as Austral Bricks, Bristile Roofing, Austral Precast, Austral Masonry and Auswest Timbers, as well as niche building products. Australian owned and operated, we boast over 100 years of business success, 1500 people across 33 locations, a successful export program, plant and product innovation and technical excellence. Our products are regularly included in industry award winning projects – most recently we won 4 out of the 6 categories in the Think Brick, Concrete Masonry Association and Australian Roof Tile Association Awards.

Some of the iconic projects our products have featured in include Frank Gehry’s Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at UTS, Sydney’s Barangaroo, Wynyard Walk, the M4 Tunnel and Adelaide’s Greek Orthodox Parish of Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene. We have also pioneered the development of Australia’s first carbon neutral bricks and pavers.

About the role
Making beautiful products that last forever starts by building great teams, and we are looking for a science or civil engineering graduate to join our Austral Masonry team at Yatala, QLD, as a Quality Control Technician. Reporting to the National Quality and Technical Manager, you will be responsible for conducting Construction Material Testing for a range of Masonry building products to Australian Standards, data input, and assisting in 9 Masonry sites adhering to both NATA and ISO9001 Quality Management Systems. The role will be broad, hands-on and you will gain diverse experience within the laboratory.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Conduct Construction Material Testing for a range of Masonry building products;
• Update and maintain records of test results;
• Arrange laboratory inspection and testing when required;
• Maintain and monitor laboratory storage and supplies;
• Assist with ensuring sites comply with current ISO9001 Quality Management System;
• Assist in the ongoing development of raw materials, cementitious material, admixtures and oxides;
• Assist the sales team with technical customer enquiries;
• Assist in the development of mix design and product technical registers;
• Assist the research and development department and conduct production trials; and
• Collect masonry samples from the plant for quality assessment and testing.

Success Requirements
We value diversity of thinking, experiences and perspectives and while a strong academic record and previous work experience is important, we are looking for many other qualities. We have a clear vision and values, and we are looking for people who embody them.

We are looking for people with:
• A Degree in Science (prefer earth or chemical) or Civil Engineering.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• High accuracy and attention to details.
• Excellent administration and organisational skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office.
• Physically capable to lift and perform tests on heavy masonry products
• Ability to work in a team and autonomously.

Why join us?
• Safe operations are our top priority.
• Competitive rate of pay.
• Widely respected, leading provider.
• Full time role, Monday to Friday.
• Great team environment.

Commencement date
The successful candidate must be available to commence as soon as possible.

How To Apply
You will need to be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident to apply.

Submit your resume and cover letter via the “Apply” button.