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Materials Technician (Highways)

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Materials Technician (Highways)

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matthew Ulysses

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876013

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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What we need:
Carrington West are pleased to be assisting our client to find experienced and talented laboratory technician for Materials testing on a Major Highways upgrade job near Ilchester.
What they do:
The  Laboratory provides a comprehensive testing service for civil engineering materials and workmanship. The lab check material compliance against appropriate specifications and also help determine maintenance priorities through the collection of highway condition data. 
What you will do:
Working in the Laboratory, on-site or on the live highway, you will be responsible for sampling, testing and reporting on the quality of Soils and various highway/civil engineering materials and associated workmanship.

What you will need to succeed:
Previous lab experience working with Soils and also civil engineering materials such as asphalts, concretes and highway surfaces.  
You will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent in Maths, English and/or Science subjects, you will have experience of working in a technical environment and knowledge of basic quality control procedures. 

You must be able to meet the travel requirements and physical demands of the role. This includes some lifting and use of your own vehicle with license is imperative. You must be prepared to do some night time and weekend work when required.
What you will get in return:
Working in fantastic location with an already talented and experienced team, you will be paid on a weekly basis from our agency. Rate is £20.00ph. If you would be interested in joining the company on a permanent basis, a £25'000 salary is also on offer here.
What to do now:
If you like the sound of this job and fit the criteria above, send us your application today.
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Matt Ulysses at Carrington West on 02393 876013 for more information.
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