Graduate Water Sampler

Posted 11 May 2023
Salary £23.6k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineWater & Environmental
Contact NameRay Marsh

Job description

Role: Graduate - Water Sampler
Salary: £23,600 starting rate + Overtime and Standby
Location: Maidenhead , Reading, Slough, High Wycombe
Employment: Permanent
Working Week: Monday - Friday, 37 hours per week typically 8am - 4pm
Are you a recent graduate looking to kick start your career in the scientific / environmental sector ?
My client is a large utilities contractor that is looking for a Water Sampler to cover multiple water sites. All of the work flow is attached to various water sites such as new housing developments ( clean water testing) ,river monitoring and trade effluent.

As this position offers full training with equipment and technical aspects of the role, no previous experience of water sampling is needed, however it would be advantageous if you have had water sampling, PH water testing, mobile lone working or similar in any capacity.  In addition to this any university or practical experience around sample collection such as soil, water, ground, vegetation, core, ecological or similar would also be very beneficial.
As a result of this being a mobile role you will spend a lot of time travelling between sites and must be comfortable driving daily to site up to 3 hours away. Once you have been trained you will be working in an individual capacity where your daily plans and workflow will be delivered to you from a tablet / laptop.
Essential criteria:
Full UK drivers license and be able to park a company van in your area.
Ability to work outdoors
Be comfortable driving in a field based capacity
Ability to use a tablet / laptop
Live in or close to Maidenhead , Reading, Slough, High Wycombe
Be able to work as part of a 1 in 3 weekend standby rota ( You will be paid £50 per weekend for being on standby and any hours worked will be paid at X1.5)
This role will involve removing man hole covers so a base level of physical fitness is required.
On offer is a starting salary of £23,600 if you have previous water sampling experience a slightly higher salary is available and the role is based on a 37 hour week. PPE, company van and training will all be provided.
Benefits include:
- 25 days holiday + bank holidays with scope increase up to 30 days
- Company Vehicle with petrol card so no travel expenses
- Employee perks and discount vouchers
- Subsidised pension
Please apply using a copy of your CV in a word format, alternatively please call Ray on 02394 314 786 to discuss.
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