Trainee Laboratory Technician

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: October 19, 2017
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits
START DATE: We are looking to fill the position as soon as the right candidate is available.

A Trainee Laboratory Technician is required to join the Testing Services department in Norwich, to work in our UKAS Accredited Soils and Materials Laboratory. Candidates should be hard working, not afraid to get their hands dirty and 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 as a Laboratory Technician for the right candidate.
The laboratory undertakes a range of testing on soil and construction materials and the chosen candidate will be expected to be involved in all tasks associated with the operation of the laboratory including:
• Sample handling, storage and disposal
• Examination and description of soils samples
• Preparation of test specimens
• Undertaking a range of physical tests on soils and construction materials
• Recording and processing of data
There may also be a requirement at times to undertake testing out on site and assist with other site based testing activities, for which suitable training would be provided. This list is not exhaustive and the candidate will be expected to get actively involved and become an integral part of the team.
Harrison group is an equal opportunities employer.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV, by email, to