Trainee lab Technician

29 March 20212021-03-29
Portadown, Northern Ireland

Trainee lab Technician

We are currently seeking a trainee laboratory technician based at our Tandragee quarry site.

Role responsibility

Reporting directly to the senior technician you will be responsible for:

  • Sampling and testing of asphalt and aggregate materials daily in line with the testing programme.
  • Continual and constant monitoring of produced materials.
  • Analysing test data and reporting.
  • Relate test data to the production facilities.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment to the required standards.
  • Help drive product development and R & D.

Skills & experience

  • Minimum 5 GCSE above grade C to include a good level of mathematics and preferably science-based subjects.
  • Experience of similar work will be beneficial but full training will be available to the right candidate.

We are looking for a candidate who is keen to develop a career within the construction industry, to develop specialialised skills within the industry and to become a member of the Collen Brothers team.

The right candidate will also:

  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be flexible to meet the production requirements including overtime and weekend work when required.
  • Be hard working and willing to develop new skills.
  • Have a passion to learn and progress.
  • Be a practical and sensible individual, suitable for working in a quarry environment.


  • Negotiable depending on experience.