Intertek is actively searching for 3 Casual Samplers to join the Port Hedland Team. The position will be responsible for providing sampling and sample preparation services based in the port within Port Hedland. Some of the responsibilities of the role, with training on the job includes:

  • Sample receipt, transport and processing of samples from the port area,
  • Sampling activities at the port
  • Safe and efficient work in heavy industry port and sample preparation laboratory
  • Weigh, split, crush and prepare mineral samples following a flowchart
  • Cleaning and maintaining sampling and sample preparation equipment
  • Preparation of reports
  • General office functions

The position may require the successful candidate to obtain a Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC).  The position can involve field work, irregular out of hours and weekend work.

This position is ideal for a candidate that is looking to progress towards a career as a laboratory technician or cargo inspector in the inspection and testing industry.

The rate of pay for these casual positions are $35 p/h, working between 30 and 50 hours per week, the work load is consistent, to be reviewed for permanent opportunities for the right person. You will receive access to the Intertek Australia employee benefits program, which includes the following: Corporate health insurance plans / Corporate banking options / Intertek’s employee assistance program.



  • Able to pass Pre-employment medical and Drug & Alcohol.
  • Current drivers’ licence with own transport
  • Police clearance
  • 1st Covid vaccination dose by the 1st of December
  • Previous experience in a similar field (ideal but not essential)
  • Physically fit to operate equipment and lift and transport samples and be on your feet for long periods of time
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Evidence of right to work in Australia
  • Ability to pass background checks required to obtain MSIC, if required
  • Commitment to safety

Must be fully vaccinated before applying


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