Job Vacancy Details
DATE POSTED: October 10, 2022
POSITION: TRAINEE GEOTECHNICAL SITE TECHNICIAN / DRILLER / LABOURER
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits
START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found
A Trainee Geotechnical Site Technician / Driller / Labourer is required to join Harrison Testing Services based in Norwich, to work on a range of site investigation projects across East Anglia and further afield.
Candidates as a minimum should have numeracy and literacy to GCSE grade C or equivalent. In-house training will be provided, with the potential opportunity to progress to a NVQ level 2 Technician.
Candidates must have a clean driving licence and ideally be a minimum 21 years of age for insurance purposes, you should also be hard-working and not afraid to get your hands dirty.
Working on-site, collecting soil samples and performing in-situ testing to obtain ground information for use in the design of foundations for structures and assessment of ground contamination.
Sample handling, storage and disposal, specialist ground drilling, breaking-out ground, hand-excavation of trial pits and undertaking in-situ testing, including:
- Window Sampling
- Dynamic Probing
- Plate Bearing Testing (PBT)
- California Bearing Ratio testing (CBR)
- Density testing
- TRL Probe testing
- Light Weight Deflectometer testing (LWD)
- Shear Vane testing
This list is not exhaustive. Suitable training will be provided, and the successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role, get actively involved and become an integral part of the team.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV, by email, to:
Harrison Group is an equal opportunities employer