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Concrete Testing Technician Job in London area
North West London
Full Driving Licence Essential
Our client has over 50 years’ experience as an independent laboratory that provides testing and quality control services to the construction industry and holds the following accreditations:
UKAS accredited laboratory, Achilles Building Confidence accredited, Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) for Concrete Testing.
The laboratory provides its services to construction projects of all scales, in both the public and private sectors, within the Greater London area and its neighbouring counties.
Working as part of a team, you will have the use of a Company vehicle and fuel card to travel to client sites and collect samples of concrete to return to the laboratory for testing. You will also assist with the testing of concrete samples in the laboratory and general laboratory maintenance duties. The role involves manual handling of heavy test specimens. Concrete samples can weigh between 2kg and 9kg each.
Collection and transportation of test specimens (concrete cubes, cores, bricks, mortar etc.)
On-site sampling and testing of concrete, including making test cubes, slump testing, flow testing and rebound hammer testing.
Conducting Daily Vehicle Checks to ensure your assigned vehicle is well-maintained and reporting any defects to Fleet Management.
Ensuring your assigned vehicle is kept clean, tidy and organized at all times.
Completion of site paperwork.
Liaison with Client Site Engineers and Managers.
Processing test specimens through the laboratory.
Assisting with the testing of concrete in the laboratory.
Cleaning and maintenance of laboratory & site equipment.
5 GCSE’s (including Maths & English).
Previous experience of site/laboratory testing of concrete, or previous experience in a construction or industrial environment would be advantageous.
Knowledge of UKAS accredited laboratory practices would be beneficial.
Experience of London City driving is essential.
Organized with excellent communication skills.
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
CSCS Card preferable.
Full clean UK driving license essential.