Current vacancies

Field/Mini Laboratory Technician
Westmead, KwaZulu-Natal


Mini-laboratory work:

  • Preparation of aircraft and non-aircraft filters and RPDs, analysis of coolants, greases, Karl Fischer samples and MPC’s
  • Providing relief work to the Main Laboratory, as and when required


On-site sampling:

  • To travel to various customers' sites in Kwa-Zulu Natal and take oil samples from mechanical and electrical equipment. The ability to spend time away from home in order to carry out this function in Johannesburg and occasionally over-border would be an advantage
  • This function will entail planning and coordinating sampling trips. Preparing and maintaining sampling equipment, traveling to site and taking the samples. Liaison with technical staff on-site will be important as will the ability to answer basic questions on oil analysis and engineering matters
  • The incumbent will also be responsible for growing this aspect of the business, including oil sampling, so a flair for sales would be an advantage


On-site technician relief work:

  • The incumbent will be expected to form part of a team that will offer leave relief work for the various on-site laboratories that WearCheck operates. This will entail traveling over-border and overseas. Training on the operation of relevant laboratory equipment will be provided


To carry out ad-hoc project work for the Laboratory and Company in general.

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

  • Science and mathematics at Matric (Grade 12) level
  • 2 years in an oil analysis laboratory
  • Valid driver’s license

Desirable qualities: Mechanically minded, physically fit, team player, inquiring mind, attention to detail, able to handle pressure, good communicator and interpersonal skills.

Availability: Successful candidate must be available to start in their position as soon as possible.

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Applications close on 31st October 2018. If you have not received a reply regarding your application by 12th November 2018, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Contact us

tel: +27 (0) 31 700 5460
fax: +27 (0) 31 700 5471
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