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Materials Testing Trainee Technician

Job Purpose - To facilitate correct on-site test procedures in line with relevant British and European Standards using In-house Methods, whilst maintaining company ethos of providing excellent customer service to clients and internal colleagues

Main Duties

Site Work, including on-site sampling and in-situ testing.

Client Liaison.

Preparation and presentation of test data.

Training other team members on test methods as required.

Cross-checking other team members calculations following tests.

Carrying out daily vehicle checks and routine maintenance whilst maintaining cleanliness standards.

Assisting in Sample Preparation when required.

Ad-hoc duties as and when required.

These duties are by no means exhaustive and should not be interpreted as a complete definition of the role.

Skills / Experience


Experience in a customer facing role.

Close attention to detail and understanding of operating within a quality system.

Good IT Skills (Microsoft Office base, in particular Excel and Word).

Team Player.

Punctual with excellent time-keeping.

Strong prioritising and organisational skills.

Positive attitude towards changes.

Adaptability to use various in-house systems and follow procedures.

Full UK Driving Licence.

Experience of working in challenging physical environments.


Trained in Manual Handing as heavy lifting will be required.

Experience in Geotechnical on-site testing to current British / European Standards and In-House Method Statements.

Training would be given in the absence of experience. Our client will consider a full trainee for this role with a starting salary of £19,000 per annum

Northamptonshire, England, UK