Laboratory Internships South Africa 2023. Apply Now

Exciting opportunity for a detail-oriented Laboratory Technician to conduct research, testing, and quality assurance in bituminous materials. Join our team and make a meaningful impact on alternative product development, data management, and laboratory operations. Apply now!

Laboratory Internships South Africa 2023. Apply Now

Position: Laboratory Technician


Research, Develop, and Review Alternative Products and Processes:

  • Conduct tests and analyses of alternative products and processes to determine their viability and effectiveness.
  • Make suitable recommendations based on the results obtained from the testing and analysis.
Laboratory Internships South Africa 2023

Quality Assurance:

  • Identify non-conformances in manufacturing processes and take corrective actions to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Take representative samples from manufacturing process lines to ensure quality control.

Laboratory Testing:

  • Execute sampling of bituminous binder material for testing purposes.
  • Determine the pH of liquids using a pH meter.
  • Conduct laboratory testing related to bituminous binders, residues, coagulation, and sedimentation.
  • Capture and verify analytical results for accuracy.
  • Compile certificates of analysis for documentation and record-keeping purposes.
  • Store samples in an organized manner to maintain traceability and record-keeping requirements.

Data Management:

  • Reconcile bitumen usage by comparing theoretical vs. actual usage and documenting any discrepancies.
  • Maintain and update the laboratory asset register and laboratory equipment calibrations to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Maintain laboratory consumable stock levels to ensure smooth laboratory operations.
  • Compile laboratory reports summarizing findings and results for internal and external stakeholders.


  • Relevant education or experience in laboratory testing and quality control.
  • Familiarity with bituminous materials and related testing methods.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in data management and record-keeping.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Adherence to housekeeping standards and laboratory safety protocols.


Note: This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities and duties. Other tasks may be assigned as needed to support the laboratory operations.


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