Geotechnical Site Technician / Lead Driller

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: November 17, 2013
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits
START DATE: When suitable candidate found.

Geotechnical Site Technician/Lead Driller is required to join the testing services department 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, experience as a Lead Driller operating a dynamic continuous sampling/window sampling rig and at least two years of site investigation experience. 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 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