Geotechnical Site Technician / Trainee

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: September 24, 2015
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits
START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate is found.

A Geotechnical Site Technician/Trainee 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 a full UK Driving Licence (over 20 years old for driving insurance purposes) and possess numeracy and literacy skills to GCSE level ‘C’ or equivalent. The duties and responsibilities cover:
SITE WORK: Working on site assisting with the drilling of boreholes to determine ground conditions, the obtaining of representative soil samples and the undertaking of in-situ testing. Work also will involve sample handling storage and disposal, breaking out ground, hand digging inspection pits and undertaking in-situ testing.
This list is not exhaustive and the candidate will be expected to get actively involved and become an integral part of the team. Much of the work will be site based and candidates should be happy working in an outdoor environment undertaking physical tasks. Appropriate training will be provided.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV, by email, to