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Location: South East England, England Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable Industry: Engineering Construction
Posted: 10 days ago Contact: Sarah Lane
Apply by: 12/11/2017 Contact Email: slane@meridianbs.co.uk

The Company:

If you're an experienced Cable Percussion land driller and would like to work within the Geotechnical drilling arena, this could be the perfect role for you. You will be required to attend our Clients' sites and drill CP boreholes for the purposes of ground investigations, and to provide a one stop solution for customers. This will include sample recovery, SPT/CPT/U100/UT100 testing amongst others. They are a South East based company with offices in Chichester and Wigan, however sites are based across the UK although predominantly within the South of the country. The role will be flexible from the point of view of location, as the rig can be based from your home or local depot.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Cable Percussion drilling duties
  • Site investigation drilling
  • Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental sample recovery

Preferred Skills:

  • A minimum of 1 year's experience operating a CP Rig.
  • Experience of drilling for Geotechnical investigations
  • Sample recovery and recording
  • Working both unsupervised and under the supervision of engineers
  • Good Mechanical knowledge
  • Accurately recording daily activity and drilling progress on a drillers log
  • NVQ level 2 in land drilling is preferred
  • First Aid qualified in preferred

Personal Attributes:

  • An organised and self disciplined manner
  • An ability to engage with customers on site
  • An ability to work outdoors, to travel with some overnight stays
  • Full driving license

Associated Benefits:

  • Overtime available

Working Hours: 8-6 Monday to Friday

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.