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Technician - Geotechnical

HUNTER MASON CONSULTING LIMITED

6 days ago
£20k - £20k Per Year
6 days ago
£20k - £20k Per Year

Hunter Mason are working with a well established Geotechnical company with multiple office across the south of England. Due to increased work load they need to further expand their team with the addition of a Technician.


The role of the technician will be threefold:
1. Primarily travelling around our sites undertaking groundwater and ground gas monitoring using a dip meter and a gas monitor – training will be provided.
2. Providing manual support to our consultants either on-site in the form of setting up sites (fencing, traffic management or the like), trial pitting, soakage tests or with sorting of soil samples.
3. Occasionally it may be required to take samples to our laboratory supplier in Watford.
As the role develops the candidate may be given soakage testing projects of their own to manage and supervise.
Candidates need to understand that travel is an important part of the role, given how our geographic coverage has expanded over the last 6 six years.
Competencies


The competencies of a Technician are:
• Team working skills, in order to contribute within a team to the execution of a wide range of activities.
• Reliability – much of our work is time sensitive to meet the time windows that our clients have.
• Ability to take instruction and meet deadlines.
• The ability to plan workload effectively.
• Understanding the importance of meeting customer needs.
• Clean driving license.
• Experience of driving commercial vehicles preferred.

Benefits
Pensions are now standard with all companies following auto-enrolment, but in addition to this Geo-Environmental offers:
• Performance related bonuses, up to 10% of salary
• A £750 allowance which can be put towards other benefits such as Private Medical Care, Gym Membership, Bikes for Work, Phones and Laptops, and other benefits.
• Childcare vouchers
• Employee Assistance Programme

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Laboratory Technician - Enzymes / Microbiology

BioCatalysts

Cardiff, WA
2 days ago
Cardiff, WA
£20k - £20k Per Year
2 days ago
£20k - £20k Per Year

Job Title: Laboratory Technician (New Product Development)
Fixed Term contract: 6-9 months with potential to become permanent
Salary: £20,000 per annum (+ bonus & substantial benefits)
Location: Nantgarw, Cardiff
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Hours will need to be flexible to meet business needs)
Closing Date: 12th March 2021
The company has an opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to provide specialist support within the Technical & Compliance team.
Winner of the Queen's Award for Innovation, they're a customised enzyme discovery, development and manufacturing company based in the UK. They work with customers, many of which are the top blue-chip food companies, to provide unique enzyme solutions that help them solve process problems, valorise waste, facilitate biochemical reactions or deliver competitive advantage through using a unique product.
About you
Previous experience within a laboratory setting is essential for this role, as you will be responsible for performing enzyme assays and analysis. Good understanding of microbiology and enzymes will be distinctly advantageous, although comprehensive training will be provided. You will need to be systematic, analytical, have attention to detail, and be accurate in your work. You will also need to ensure quality standards are maintained to support a safe and clean working lab environment.
You will need to have practical experience of working in a lab environment along with:
  • A' levels - achieved at least 200 points at A/AS level (including DD at GCE A2 for two science subjects or equivalent)
  • 5 GCSE's or equivalent, (Grade C or above including Maths, Science and English)

A degree in a scientific discipline would also be a distinct advantage but is not essential.
To accommodate the enzyme development processes and to meet the needs of customers, you will need to be able to change your normal working hours (with prior notice).
If you enjoy practical work along with an enthusiastic approach and willingness to learn, are conscientious, friendly and have the motivation to succeed, please click on the APPLY button where you'll be redirected to the careers page to complete your application.
Candidates with experience of: Lab Technician, Laboratory Technician, Lab Assistant, Senior Laboratory Assistant, Laboratory Engineer, Laboratory Assistant, Lab Technician, Laboratory Tech, Lab Tech, Graduate Lab Tech, Science Technician, Enzyme Analyst, Microbiologist may also be considered for this role
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QA Laboratory Technician

Candidate Source Ltd

Stratford-upon-Avon, MID
1 day ago
Stratford-upon-Avon, MID
£23k - £28k Per Year
1 day ago
£23k - £28k Per Year
An innovative food business based near Stratford upon Avon is seeking a QA Laboratory Technician to join its team. You will be working in its new greenfield rapeseed processing plant and associated power generation facility.
This site is one of the most energy-efficient producers in the UK oilseed sector, producing sustainable, high-quality animal feed and food-grade vegetable oil.  It is a state-of-the-art plant, generating heat and power for the process from UK forestry residues and off-cuts, and as such contributes to a greener and more sustainable environment for the UK.
As a QA Laboratory Technician you will:
  • Apply methods and techniques to test the quality of raw materials, intermediary and final products and ensure results are within company and customer quality control specifications.
  • Use a variety of instrumentation to conduct chemical analysis.
  • Prepare reagents for testing of product samples.
  • Produce certificate of analysis for raw materials, intermediate and finished goods, including positive release of products when the product specification has been confirmed through testing.
  • Conduct laboratory equipment calibration, verification, and daily checks.
  • Ensure that quality levels are maintained in accordance with relevant company procedures and documentation is accurately completed.
  • Maintain stock levels of consumable chemicals or other items to ensure no stockouts.
  • Auditor and member of internal audit team.
  • Conduct environmental swabbing when needed.
  • Ensure all operations are conducted in line with current Health and Safety legislations.

To be a successful QA Laboratory Technician, you will possess the following skills and experience:
  • Educated to degree level with an appropriate qualification in chemistry, food science or general science.
  • Demonstrable experience of using HPLC, GC / FID, ICP -OES or other chemical equipment.
  • Internal Audit Certification would be an advantage.
  • Previous working experience conducting laboratory tests with the ability to follow agreed laboratory procedures, within a manufacturing, or process environment.
  • Previous working experience within a food production environment would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of how to operate and maintain instruments such as GC / FID, HPLC, ICP-OES, Karl Fisher Coulometer, Rancimat and UV / VIS spectrophotometer and wet chemistry methods of analysis.
  • Some experience of conducting internal audits would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working with and interpreting technical documents including vendor and customer specifications.
  • Excellent IT skills developed in the workplace, for instance using spreadsheet for entering internal quality control data.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of BRC and FEMAS standards would be an advantage.
  • Need to be able to participate in the shift pattern involving weekends and early / evening weekday hours.
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK without restriction.

This QA Technician role works 5 days per week between 6am – 6pm on an 8 hour shift pattern including 1 weekend (Saturday and Sunday) in 4 weekends with 2 days off during the following week. Weekend hours are 7.30am – 4pm.  Please note this is a remote site not on a public transport route, and the use of own transport will be necessary.
In return, you will receive a competitive salary dependent on experience plus 10% allowance for the rota work pattern and company pension scheme.  There is 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays.
If this sounds like the QA Laboratory Technician role for you, click the apply button online and send an updated copy of your CV today!
Please note: This role will require working in an agricultural environment, with exposure to wheat, grain dust and other allergens.
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Laboratory Technician

Applicant Services

Berkshire, HC
1 day ago
Berkshire, HC
1 day ago

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic part-time School Laboratory Technician who has a science background.

Founded in 1960, this school is an independent co-educational day school. From the start, the school has been popular and successful, growing organically and by acquisition to encompass three sites, all within Maidenhead.

School Laboratory Technician

Competitive Salary

Maidenhead

This is a part-time post working 3 – 4 day per week depending on your availability. The normal working year will be 37 weeks when the school is in session.

The Role:

We are seeking an excellent Laboratory Technician to join our Senior Girls School as soon as possible. The successful candidate will contribute towards the efficient and smooth running of our highly committed and professional Science Department. As this is a varied role, candidates must be flexible and possess excellent organisational skills.

To be successful in this role, you must:-

· Have a science background

· Have relevant previous experience and familiarity with the handling of chemicals and scien-tific equipment.

· A good understanding of laboratory Health & Safety (including CLEAPSS)

· Committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people

· Engaged with the School's ethos, thinking creatively and reflectively within an open, honest and hardworking team.

In return we offer a positive working environment, with supportive colleagues and regular opportunities for professional development and training.

How to apply for this School Laboratory Technician Role

Just click ‘apply’ to start your new career!

You will be guided to the school website where you will be asked to download and complete an application form. If you do not do this, we cannot guarantee that you will be considered for the role.

Applications must be received by midday on Monday 15 March 2021. Please apply early as we will consider applications upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview/appoint prior to the closing date.

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Science Technician / Lab Technician - Biology

Loreto College

Hulme, NW
6 days ago
Hulme, NW
£19.382k - £19.782k Per Year
6 days ago
£19.382k - £19.782k Per Year

Job Title: Science Technician - Biology
Location: Hulme, Manchester
Salary: £19,382 - £19,782 per annum, pro-rata (Actual £16,165 - £16,499)
Position: Permanent, Term Time only
Closing Date: Monday 8th March
The Sixth Form College is located in Hulme, a mile south of the centre of Manchester and very close to Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University, with excellent transport links. It is a part of an international network of Catholic schools and colleges.
Purpose of the role:
To work as part of a team to deliver practical equipment and materials for a department, so that staff and students can carry out practical work efficiently, accurately and safely.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Delivering materials for whole class practicals and demonstrations, including those required by the subject's practical endorsement
  • Managing the departmental practical timetable and coordinating the delivery of experiments as specified in the scheme of work
  • Preparing solutions and chemicals for student use
  • Maintaining excellent housekeeping standards within the prep room
  • Ensuring the safe custody of chemicals and equipment within the science department, maintaining records of stock and ensuring the accurate and clear labelling of chemicals
  • Disposing of biohazardous and chemical waste correctly
  • Using published data sheets and guidance to carry out risk assessments for all practical activities
  • Preparing orders for scientific equipment and chemicals
  • Handling dissection materials, including locusts, rats, frogs, mammalian organs and fish heads
  • Caring for animals and plants kept for observation or experiment
  • Checking that all the safety equipment in the teaching laboratories are present in sufficient quantity, in-date and fit for purpose
  • Identifying apparatus for maintenance and repair through regular checks of laboratory equipment, models and visual aids
  • Providing technical advice within own area of expertise to teachers and students
  • Creating new experiments and developing existing activities in conjunction with teaching staff within the department
  • Assisting in the delivery of extracurricular and marketing events such as Science Club, outreach masterclasses and Taster Days
  • Helping other members of the science technician team
  • Assisting the Head/Assistant Head of Department in the planning and timetabling of practicals
  • Working alongside the Head/Assistant Head of Department to complete departmental administration tasks
  • Preparing paper and electronic copies of technician notes, risk assessments, timetables and equipment lists and service records
  • Accompanying teaching staff on field trips (sometimes residential), day visits to museums, universities and industrial establishments

The Candidate:
Essential Experience/Skills/Required:
  • The ability to handle apparatus/materials confidently and appropriately in line with the duties of the post
  • A good knowledge of health and safety issues relating to science laboratories, the use of equipment and chemicals
  • Ability to work to deadlines and deliver an agreed scheme of work
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Proficiency in working with standard office applications such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Good communication skills
  • Good motivational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and maintaining a quality service
  • Educated to Level 2, or equivalent, in English and Mathematics
  • Educated to Level 3, or equivalent, in the relevant specialism
  • Enhanced DBS Clearance (this will follow an initial offer of employment)
  • Ability to meet the requirements of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006

Desirable Experience/Skills/Required:
  • Previous experience of providing technical and general support within a Science department
  • Experience of handling chemicals
  • Specialist knowledge of Science within the area of primary responsibility
  • Educated to graduate level, or equivalent, or can demonstrate comparable knowledge and understanding of the relevant specialism gained through employment

To apply for this role please click APPLY and CHECK YOUR EMAILS for a link to the Application Form.
Candidates with experience of; Lab Technician, Laboratory Technician, Lab Assistant, Laboratory Assistant, Graduate, Science Graduate, Science Assistant, Lab Tech, Science Technician, Biology Technician, Biology Assistant will also be considered for this role.
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Graduate Laboratory Technician

Response

Abingdon, HC
1 day ago
Abingdon, HC
1 day ago
A high-growth global healthcare company is currently looking for ambitious and talented graduate scientists to join their UK headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
Offering benefits including competitive salary, pension scheme, plus life and medical insurance, this is a fantastic chance to contribute to great science driven by intellect and curiosity, and work with great people united in doing important work and being valued for it.
The Role
The company house the only national TB testing laboratory exclusively dedicated to performing the T-SPOT.TB test. You would play a key role as part of a commercial laboratory which specialises in immune-related diagnostic testing and is committed to providing the highest quality results and service to customers and patients.
As part of the Laboratory Team you would be specifically responsible for conducting the routine testing service offered to aid UK based laboratories and clinicians in the diagnosis of latent TB infection and TB disease. The laboratory uses the T SPOT.TB assay and results are provided within two working days of receipt of sample.
This is a great opportunity for a proactive and responsible bioscience graduate to develop an understanding of the diagnostic and pharmaceutical industries. A good understanding of cell culture and cellular biology techniques is essential. Previous experience of working in a GMP laboratory and working with SOPs would be an advantage.
The Company
Across the globe, the company is driven by the expectation of excellence. Their proprietary immunology platform is already generating a major impact on human life by creating more effective ways to test for diseases like TB and transforming the diagnostics market place in the process. At the same time, in their commitment to giving passionate and creative people the freedom to explore their full potential they are working to set a new standard for careers in the sector.
This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Graduate Scientist, Scientist, Science Graduate, Pharmaceutical Graduate, Diagnostics, Science & Research Assistant, Research Assistant, Production Operative, Production Assistant, Pharmaceutical Assistant.
We are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this role.
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Laboratory Technician

Applicant Services

Manchester, NW
6 days ago
Manchester, NW
6 days ago

Laboratory Technician 

Rochdale 

Competitive Salary depending on experience, pension, 25 days holiday  

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Laboratory Technician, working within our client’s R&D team, with the world leader in the development and production of inks and intermediates.   

Purpose of the Job: 

To work, as part of a laboratory-based team, in the development of new energy curable liquid inks and intermediates for the global label and packaging market. Provide technical support for existing UV-curing flexographic inks and intermediates. Carry out a range of daily tasks in the Technical Centre as required. 

  • The successful candidate will be an integral part of a development team working on a variety of technical issues regarding energy curable liquid inks and intermediates.   

  • This will gain practical laboratory and formulation experience combined with opportunities to problem solve a variety of issues. You will have the opportunity to work on specific projects and will be expected to deliver results within agreed timeframes and to agreed standards. The exact nature of the projects will depend on customer and business needs at the time. 

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Product Development - Development of new products as well as maintenance of profitable new products to meet business requirements to agreed deadlines and timescales. 

  • Working closely with other technicians, chemists and project leaders on the formulation and research of new and existing products. 

  • Application of own scientific knowledge in problem solving situations. 

  • Provide updates of project progress, including regular communication with project leaders. 

  • Technical Support - Provides technical advice, guidance & support maintaining laboratory processes, equipment and resolution of customer issues. 

  • Product Compliance – Meets required Production, Quality, EHS & Regulatory policies when formulating new products and maintaining existing products. 

  • Safety Commitment - Ensuring the safety of self and others. 

Qualifications/Experience Critical for the job Holder 

  • Minimum of five GCSEs, grades 9-5 or equivalent, with experience working in a laboratory environment. 

  • Proficient in use of common productivity software applications. 

  • Practical working knowledge in a relevant formulating laboratory environment, preferably energy curable. 

  • Competent in the use of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word). 

  • Strong team player. 

  • Able to take ownership and responsibility of their work and think for themselves while being receptive to feedback to continuously improve the quality of the development.  

  • Hold a strong “can-do” attitude. 

The company  

Our client is the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments and a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, electronic materials, brand protection, specialty services and other industrial markets.  

Interested in this Laboratory Technician job? 

Just click “apply” for your new career!  

You will be guided to the company website where you will be asked to complete an online application. People who complete this will be given priority.  

You must be eligible to work in the UK 

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Food Laboratory Technician (Quality)

Gi Group

Malton, Yorkshire
7 days ago
Malton, Yorkshire
£9.03 - £13.54 Per Hour
7 days ago
£9.03 - £13.54 Per Hour

Food Quality Laboratory Technician
Gi Group Scarborough is currently recruiting for an experienced Laboratory Technician to join our client that supplies the craft industry in the UK , based in the Norton area.
You will become a key member of the site Food Safety team, performing and monitoring food safety related microbiological tests in line with company and legal requirements. You will identify trends and opportunities for improvement and recommend any associated preventative and corrective actions.
This position would suit a Quality Control Laboratory Technician, looking to further their career.
Key responsibilities of this role will include:
* Complete sampling, testing and positively releasing all raw materials and packaging to ensure materials supplied are in line with quality standards
* Where required raise, investigate and close out non-conformances related to Raw materials and Packaging
* Perform internal audits, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), Hygiene audits and compliance checks
* Ensure all quality and Health & Safety, process control, hygiene, housekeeping and hygiene standards are to a consistently high standard at all times through daily and weekly checks
* Plating, QA auditing, FAT analysis, following test and sampling schedule
* Ensure all sampling (product and environmental) is conducted against the sampling plans, for Microbiological, Chemical and Environmental
* Complete Daily QC Checks to assist with Traceability
* Report issues with Raw Materials to the QA Manager
Skills & Essentials:
* Previous work experience of practical microbiological testing on food products
* Experience in working in a QC Lab
* Methodical and organised
* Good understanding of statistical process control and problem solving
* Ability to work on own with minimal supervision and be able to organise workload
* An analytical thinker with a keen eye for detail
* Experience in the use of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word
* A keen interest in continuous improvement activities and able to demonstrate a problem-solving mind-set
* Excellent communication skills and ability to influence across both internal and external stakeholders.
We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic person to join the team, you will need to be an agile individual with excellent attention to detail to succeed in a fast paced environment.
Due to location and duties involved in the role, a full valid driving license and TRANSPORT is required.
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QC Laboratory Technician (Enewall)

Sika AG

Wishaw
30+ days ago
Wishaw
30+ days ago

Our Quality Control Department in Wishaw (Enewall - part of the Sika Group) has an open position for a Quality Control Laboratory Technician on a 12 month fixed term basis.
To ensure product quality, performance and compliance at the Wishaw site working closely with the Production areas that strive to continually uphold Sika’s market leading position in the development of high quality products. You will contribute directly to ensuring the quality of Sika products, maintaining the standards and certifications that we have worked hard to achieve.
Sika manufacture and develop a range of quality, industrial and commercial construction products that are suitable for a wide range of applications using only ingredients of the best quality. Click here to learn more In the UK, Sika has facilities in Welwyn Garden City, Preston, Leeds & Wishaw.
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You will be focusing on: Carrying out the day-to-day quality control processes within the operational and lab environments
  • Ensure that raw material, in-process, and product testing is effectively, accurately and promptly carried out using specified methods
  • Review pre-batch powders sheets for corrections or make conversions /adjustments on admixture sheets.
  • Accurately record results in Day Books and SAP.
  • Advise on corrective actions and appropriate recording methods to maintain manufactured product within specification
  • Performing additional quality related testing and investigation
  • Perform and record production first off checks ‘Right first time' Audits
  • Prepare small quantities of product when required for testing purposes.
  • Carry out and report upon investigative test work required i.e., non-conforming product, goods returned, ageing stock, customer returns or alternative sources of raw materials.
  • Fulfil periodic testing and recording requirements in line with Trade Effluent consent, related to COD, suspended solids etc.
  • Manage rework to return to stock, or to be disposed of, via Quarantine Database and/or Specialist Waste log following the quarantine procedure.
  • Undertaking Quality Lab related administration tasks
  • Assist in preparation of new QC Specifications and provision of information to ensure the on-going accuracy of such documentation.
  • Devise and prepare new Test Procedures and assist in developing existing ones
  • Advise upon any laboratory equipment, the acquisition of which could improve the efficiency and/or accuracy of Quality Control testing.
  • Adhering to professional standards that ensure the quality and effectiveness of the laboratory
  • Maintain a high standard of laboratory cleanliness.
  • Ensure that test equipment is properly and correctly used, calibrated, and maintained to specified standards and that safe working practices are adopted at all times.
  • Ensure that adequate materials are available in the laboratory in order to fulfil the Quality Control function.

WORKING HOURS: 40 per week Monday to Friday. 07:30 - 16:00 30 min unpaid break.

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Apprentice - Chemistry Laboratory Assistant - Peterhead

SSE

Aberdeenshire
2 days ago
Aberdeenshire
2 days ago

Base Location: Aberdeenshire - Peterhead Power Station

Salary:  Circa £10,000  a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time

 

What is the Role? 

We have an opportunity for you to join us as an Apprentice Chemistry Laboratory Assistant within SSE Thermal.

Working side by side with our experienced Laboratory Technicians you will work towards a Life Science and Related Science Industries SCQF Level 6. You will be required to undertake several laboratory scientific and/or technical tests using a variety of manual and automated equipment types. You will learn how to write technical reports based on analysis following a stringent health and safety program and be involved in several environmental studies, to which SSE proudly support and enforce on station.

  • The programme can take 3 to 4 years to complete and is centred on work based learning and training linked directly to the job.
  • By the end of the programme you’ll have gained valuable on-the job experience, new skills and an industry recognised  accreditation, that will offer you the opportunity to build a rewarding and successful career in the energy sector. 
  • You will be supported by a our Apprentice Programme Manager, a dedicated mentor, your SSE colleagues who you'll work with during your on the job training and also by the support you will receive from your college tutors.
  • The majority of our apprentices attend college on a block release arrangement for several weeks at any one time; this will mean you may have to live away from home for short periods of time but we will support you fully during this time.

What do I need? 

We’re looking to recruit the best future talent for our sector – and we know that it’s not all about qualifications.  We’re more interested in your innate strengths and the qualities you can bring to SSE.

To be considered for this role, we would love you to: 

  • Be able to demonstrate an ability to use your initiative, be resilient to the continual changes within our sector and always focussed on delivering great results. 
  • You’ll have a thirst for knowledge and be able to pick up new skills quickly, working with others to achieve common goals and adjusting your behaviour to reflect the diversity of our workforce and customer base.
  • Naturally, you’ll have a focus on safety and will adhere to our company motto “if it’s not safe, we don’t do it.”

About our Business 

This opportunity is within SSE Thermal.

SSE Thermal are leading the way in decarbonisating gas-fired assets to ensure they’re fit for the future, replacing older, high carbon power stations which are coming to the end of their life, and providing an alternative to expensive nuclear. As part of its commitment to a net zero emissions future, the business has a core focus on decarbonising its energy generation and is at the forefront of opportunities in carbon capture, usage and storage (CCS) and hydrogen technology. Flexible and efficient thermal energy will be essential as the UK and Ireland transitions to a low carbon future.

Life at SSE 

If you’re considering a career with us, you’re probably wondering what’s in it for you?  From health and wellness to finances and family, we’re proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we’re proud to celebrate difference.  We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself.   We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’. 

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE. 

Read more about our inclusion and diversity commitments here. 

Next Steps 

All applications should be submitted online. 

The deadline to submit your application is the 28th of March at 11.55pm.

If you would like a confidential informal discussion about this role before applying, to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require, please contact apprenticesandtrainees@sse.com. to arrange a call.

We will let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date. 

 

EXTERNAL: Before commencing employment with SSE, you’ll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.   

INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying. 

Salary

£20k - £20k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

6 days ago

Description

Hunter Mason are working with a well established Geotechnical company with multiple office across the south of England. Due to increased work load they need to further expand their team with the addition of a Technician.


The role of the technician will be threefold:
1. Primarily travelling around our sites undertaking groundwater and ground gas monitoring using a dip meter and a gas monitor – training will be provided.
2. Providing manual support to our consultants either on-site in the form of setting up sites (fencing, traffic management or the like), trial pitting, soakage tests or with sorting of soil samples.
3. Occasionally it may be required to take samples to our laboratory supplier in Watford.
As the role develops the candidate may be given soakage testing projects of their own to manage and supervise.
Candidates need to understand that travel is an important part of the role, given how our geographic coverage has expanded over the last 6 six years.
Competencies


The competencies of a Technician are:
• Team working skills, in order to contribute within a team to the execution of a wide range of activities.
• Reliability – much of our work is time sensitive to meet the time windows that our clients have.
• Ability to take instruction and meet deadlines.
• The ability to plan workload effectively.
• Understanding the importance of meeting customer needs.
• Clean driving license.
• Experience of driving commercial vehicles preferred.

Benefits
Pensions are now standard with all companies following auto-enrolment, but in addition to this Geo-Environmental offers:
• Performance related bonuses, up to 10% of salary
• A £750 allowance which can be put towards other benefits such as Private Medical Care, Gym Membership, Bikes for Work, Phones and Laptops, and other benefits.
• Childcare vouchers
• Employee Assistance Programme