Technical Moves | Site Investigation Technician Cambridgeshire

Site Investigation Technician

HNC/D level Engineering Technicians or graduate required for an engineering specialist, who have won a series of major new contracts. Working on site and from their Cambridge office you will help provide site investigation services to clients and engineering consultants. Excellent long-term prospects, a track record of promotion from within and potential future travel overseas.


Your New Role

Due to a strong work and recent contract wins our privately-owned client is looking to recruit a team of Graduate Engineers and Technicians to undertake structural testing and site investigation work. You will be providing bespoke investigation, analysis, and consultancy services on a wide range of historical and modern building projects across the UK and Internationally.

This is an exciting opportunity for either an Engineering or Earth Science graduate or an HNC/D level candidate with a background in civil and structural engineering, the built environment or construction. You will be involved with Structural Building Surveys, using radar, thermal imaging, photo imaging, laser surveying and non-destructive testing. In due course the role would include some data presentation, basic report writing and use of AutoCAD. Training will be provided in the use of the material sampling equipment, site practices and data collection.

You we need to live locally enough to Cambridge, so you can work from the office on non-site weeks and be willing to travel to site as required by the clients needs typically for a 1 or 2 week period, reporting back to the office. Working as part of an investigation team, you will need a practical background, an interest in problem solving, a willingness to work in a site environment. A full UK driving licence is essential.  

Previous experience in site investigation or geophysical testing or building maintenance would be beneficial. We are particularly interested in self-motivated people with qualifications in civil, structural or environmental engineering, earth sciences, geophysics, or geotechnics, from NVQ, HNC/D and degree level

In return

The salary will reflect your relevant experience for the Engineer or Technician role, circa £19,000 - £24,000. Transport expenses, accommodation and food allowances will be paid for site work as required.  This is an excellent opportunity with a business still owed by the founding Directors. The company has a strong reputation for quality of service, with long term career development and travel opportunities.

Short listing for interview - send your CV or contact Carl Wright on 01223 845333 to be considered.