Experienced or Trainee Geotechnical Site Technician / Driller

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: March 10, 2023
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits
START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found

An experienced or trainee Geotechnical Site Technician/Driller is required to join Harrison Testing Services 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 level C or equivalent. In house training will be provided, with the potential opportunity to progress to an NVQ 2 Technician for the right candidate. Candidates must have a clean driving licence and be over 21 years old for insurance purposes, they should also be hard working and not afraid to get hands dirty.

Experience as a lead driller operating a dynamic continuous sampling/window sampling rig and at least two years of site investigation experience would be an advantage. The duties and responsibilities cover:

SITE WORK: Working on site collecting samples and testing ground conditions to allow our engineers to compile reports for clients. Involved with sample handling storage and disposal, specialist ground drilling, breaking out ground and digging hand dug excavations and undertaking in-situ testing, including:

  • Window Sampling
  • Dynamic Probing
  • Plate Bearing Tests
  • California Bearing Ratio tests (CBRs)
  • Sand Replacement Tests
  • Density Tests
  • TRL Probe testing
  • Shear Vane Tests

This list is not exhaustive. Suitable training will be provided, and the 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: recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com.