Geotechnical Site Technician/Assistant Driller

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: May 9, 2024
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits
START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found

An experienced (or trainee) Geotechnical Site Technician/Assistant Driller is required to join the Testing Services department in Norwich, to work on a range of ground investigation projects across East Anglia and further afield. Candidates as a minimum should have numeracy and literacy to GCSE level C or 4-5. 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 twenty-one for insurance purposes, you should also be hard working and not afraid to get your hands dirty.

The job would mainly involve working on construction sites and agricultural fields collecting soil samples and testing ground conditions to allow our engineers to compile reports for clients. This would also involve sample handling storage and disposal, specialist ground drilling, breaking out pavements, hand-digging excavations and undertaking a range of in-situ testing.

Suitable training will be provided, and the candidate will be expected to get actively involved and be able to work both within the team and independently following a period of appropriate training.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV, by email, to

Harrison Group is an equal opportunities employer.