Laboratory Technician / Preparation Sampler

Job Description

About Bureau Veritas:

Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services. Founded in 1828, the group has in excess of 82,000 employees in 1,400 sites located in 140 countries. In the Pacific Region, Bureau Veritas Minerals are renowned for the quality and breadth of our capabilities across Geo-analytical Testing, Mineral Processing, Mineralogy and Metals & Minerals Trade. Bureau Veritas are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.


The role:

We are seeking multiple Laboratory Technicians and Preparation Samplers to join our team in Mackay. This is an entry level position and you will be fully trained.

Depending on the focus of your role, you will be using specialised equipment for laboratory testing of coal samples or performing manual handling tasks to prepare coal samples. You will also be involved in the simulation of coal production processes to test the properties of coal samples. 


This role would suit a candidate wishing to pursue a career in the industry. 


What’s needed?

To be successful in this role you will need to possess the following:

  • You must have a valid QLD C Class manual driver’s license and reliable transport
  • Physically fit and capable of performing manual handling tasks
  • Sound numerical skills.
  • A methodical and well organised approach to your work.
  • Reliable and able to work shift work, weekends and overtime as required.


Safety is an absolute. Ongoing Drug & Alcohol testing and the ability to meet site inductions will be a requirement of working on site. 


Must live locally in the Mackay region. NO FIFO. 


The benefits 

We offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to advance your career in a leading global organisation, as well as: 

  • Fantastic Training and Development opportunities; an annual review to plan your career development. 
  • Discounted Health & Wellbeing Platform 
  • Free access to our Employee Assistance Program supported by Lifework’s 
  • Discounted Health Insurance with Bupa 



This role offers more than building a resume—it’s a chance to leave your mark. We offer you the opportunity to build your career and give you the recognition you deserve. Make an impact doing work you can be proud of at Bureau Veritas. Contribute to a global mission to enhance standards with integrity, and help us create a brighter future for our next generations, and a safer society for us all. The opportunity to work within a supportive close-knit team, learn new skills and gain training which could lead to the broader Bureau Veritas network for future career development.

Apply now to join Bureau Veritas and help us create a brighter future for our next generations, and a safer society for us all. 

Bureau Veritas are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.