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Wage: £250.00 per week. Rising to £269.20 per week after 3 months. Rising to £288.40 per week upon completion of the programme

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week

Location: Sittingbourne, Kent

Expected duration: 21 months

Closing date: 24th August 2020

Target start date: 14th September 2020


Brief overview of the role

Non-destructive Site and Laboratory technician in the Construction Industry.

Vacancy description

Key responsibilities:

  • Carry out a range of soils/aggregates/concrete and Asphalt testing in line with current British and European standards
  • Carry out materials sampling and sample management
  • Responsible for all UKAS daily checks and environment monitoring
  • Driving to sites to conduct tests
  • Identify and manage risk in all work activities
  • Communicating with both internal and external clients for testing requirements
  • Ensuring all test equipment is maintained, clean and calibration status is current


Desired skills

  • Be physically fit as this will include manual handling and lifting
  • Previous site health and safety experience desirable.
  • Possess good numerical and mathematical skills – attention to detail is paramount as we are a UKAS accredited laboratory
  • Previous site health and safety experience desirable


Personal qualities

  • Able to work both as part of a team and independently
  • Be enthusiastic, punctual and reliable
  • To complete activities in a methodical, safe and efficient manner
  • Willing to work long hours including nights and some weekends as required


Desired qualifications

  • GCSE C/4 or equivalent in maths and English
  • Clean Driving licence as some driving to site is required for conducting tests


Future prospects

The company will invest a lot of time and effort in training you to be a proficient technician able to work alone with the required knowledge and skill set to work anywhere on site home or abroad.

Obviously we would hope you will stay with the company and advance as we grow and branch out into further testing in the industry.

There may be prospects to work overseas if you wish.


Things to consider

  • Are you willing to work long and unsociable hours
  • Not all our work is local so are you willing to travel to sites outside Kent