Element Materials Technology

Test Engineer

Job Locations AU-VI-Melbourne


Warringtonfire Australia, part of the Element Group, has an opportunity for an Test engineer to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity for an individual to grow their career with one of the fastest growing companies within the Testing, Inspection & Certification sector. 



  • Discussion by telephone, E-mail and/or meetings to advise on all matters relating to fire resistance testing
  • Liaising with clients to determine their requirements
  • Liaising with clients with respect to the provision and allocation of test dates after discussion with the Operations Manager
  • Completion of internal systems using Synergy and any associated procedures designed for the effective operation of the department
  • Continuing liaison with client to ensure they are aware of requirements and provides the correct specimen at the correct time
  • Liaison with the client to ensure they provide a full description of the specimen in the required time scales
  • Evaluation of the specification in terms of its impact on health and safety to members of staff and visitors
  • Liaison with client, including contractors, during installation of specimen to ensure a seamless transition between specimen installation and testing
  • Conductance of test to ensure all requirements of the Standard, the contract with the client, and internal procedures are satisfied
  • Supervision of Laboratory Technicians, as appropriate, during the test
  • Ensuring all safety requirements are fulfilled in conjunction with the Technical Assistants, as appropriate
  • Liaising with clients, before, during and after test
  • Ensure that the specimen drawings and specification are produced in the correct form within the required time period
  • Drafting and compiling draft report and liaising with the departmental manager to ensure that the checking procedures are correctly conducted. Additionally, liaising with client for comments on draft report (where appropriate)
  • Signing reports as previously prepared and agreed
  • Liaising with client to deal with any queries in relation to the report

Skills / Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in Mechanical, Structural, Civil or other related engineering discipline
  • Experience in AUTOCAD
  • Practical experience in laboratory work
  • Previous experience to Australian or International Standards
  • Possess a high level of expertise related to scope, core theories, concepts, terminologies and boundaries of chosen engineering discipline
  • Possesses a demonstrated ability to apply academic knowledge within the context of Element’s business
  • In-depth understanding of testing concepts
  • Can analyze and compiles testing data from the tests performed
  • Possess strong computer skills

To apply please email allison.harrow@warringtonfire.com


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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