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Material Technician

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are currently recruiting Materials Technicians to work in our UKAS accredited Materials testing Lab.

Role Responsibility

  • Carry out a range of soils/aggregates and concrete laboratory tests
  • Carry out a range of soil/aggregates/concrete in situ tests in a construction environment
  • Carry out materials sampling and sample management
  • Keep accurate and legible records of all works undertaken
  • Keep accurate and legible administrative records
  • Work to documented QA/QC systems include UKAS
  • Works to published technical specifications and standards
  • Identify and manage risk in all work activities
  • Manage and maintain company equipment
  • Manage and maintain company vehicles
  • Liaise with client representatives on testing requirements
  • Basic equipment calibration when required


The Ideal Candidate

  • HND /HNC / NVQ in a relevant subject beneficial but not essential
  • Variety of relevant testing experience
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbally
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Reliable with excellent timekeeping
  • Willingness to work overtime which may also include weekend and/or night working
  • A full driving license is essential.
  • Preferably an industry accredited safety training eg. CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme)
  • Experience in tunneling, earthworks and Concrete would be of advantage

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