Construction materials Technician

Job Reference: 002384

Location: Newcastle

Closing Date: 28/01/2022

Posted Date: 13/01/2022

Employment Type: Full Time

Department: WAR - Warrington Lab

Sector: Infrastructure

Salary: £highly competitive + valuable benefits

About the role:

The successful candidate will work a part of the laboratory team undertaking testing of aggregates, concrete and earthworks materials.

There will also be opportunities to undertake on site testing supporting major projects across the North of England.

 The role is varied and the right candidate will have a flexible approach to the working week which may often require additional hours to meet deadlines including weekends​​​​​​​ & occasional shift working.

You will:

  • Report to the local Section Manager
  • Be able to work to deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Ideally the candidate will be skilled in a number of Laboratory or Field related testing activities including Earthworks, Concrete and Bituminous materials .

About you:

We’re looking for a professional, dynamic and motivated individual with the ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Communicative, organised, flexible and committed, you must also:

  • Be quality focused
  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Have a willingness to learn new skills
  • Have a full driving licence
  • Be cooperative and flexible
  • Be able to work shifts and remotely when required.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including generous holidays, company pension and discounts on high street shopping.

With over 100 years of history, SOCOTEC is the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, operating across three sectors and offering an unrivalled range of technical expertise and accredited services, including consultancy. Proud of our innovative nature, customer focus and drive to continually improve, we put people at the heart of what we do, employing more than 1700 people throughout a nationwide network of UKAS accredited laboratories and offices, serving over 7000 customers.

Think you’ve got what it takes to add value to our success?

SOCOTEC is an equal opportunities employer.