Engineering Site Technician

Do you have experience in materials sampling and on site building surveying? Can you make engineering observations and help provide site investigation services? Are you an HNC/D level Engineering Technician with a background in civil and structural engineering?

Your New Role

You will be working with an engineering specialist who provide bespoke investigation, structure performance and building condition and analysis services on a wide range of historical and modern building structures across the UK.

As Engineering Site Technician, you will be working primarily on site, 3-5 days a week on projects within the M25. HNC/D level or similar with a background in civil and structural engineering, building surveying or construction.

With 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role you will be familiar with concrete and masonry materials sampling for lab analysis and recording engineering observations on building condition and performance. An understanding of RC frames, bar condition corrosion and looking at existing structural performance is essential. You could also be involved in structural building surveys, using thermal and photo imaging and some non-destructive testing.

When in the office you will assist the Project Manager with writing client reports based on the lab results and site testing data, for use on building performance and additional loading.

Training will be provided in the use of the material sampling equipment, site practices and data collection where appropriate but previous experience in building investigation, materials sampling or structural surveys is essential. Hertfordshire based office with most projects and site work within the M25, on site typically 3-5 days a week.

Working as part of an investigation team, you will need a practical background, knowledge of how buildings are built, an interest in problem solving and structures, a willingness to work in a site environment. A full UK driving licence is essential. Due to the security clearance requirements on projects you will need to have been residential in the UK for the last 5 years.

In return

Salary will reflect your relevant materials sampling and structural building experience circa £25,000 - £35,000. This is an excellent opportunity with a business that has a strong reputation for quality of service and with long term career development.