Trainee Driller

Rope Access Job in Bridgend

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  • Date posted: Oct 28, 2020
  • Location: Bridgend
  • Reed.co.uk
Salary: £highly competitive + valuable benefits
This is an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Driller (Geotechnical) to join an experienced and enthusiastic team delivering ground investigation and geotechnical services to a wide range of clients across the UK with the UK’s number one testing, inspection and compliance company. This is an entry level role so no prior experience is necessary - the recruitment process will be based on transferable skills and attitude, however, research into what the role entails will be looked upon favourably.  Excellent opportunities for role development and career progression exist for those willing to learn.  A willingness to travel anywhere in the UK and stay away from home during the week is an essential part of the role.
Client focused and quality driven, we are a leading provider of Infrastructure Services. Now we need an enthusiastic Trainee Driller based in our Wokingham office, undertaking site investigations across the UK.  No formal qualifications are necessary as all on-job training will be provided. Your challenge will include assisting the Lead Driller to:
  • Undertake ground investigation utilising ground penetrating plant in accordance with the appropriate specification.
  • Adhere to all SOCOTEC Health, Safety, Environment and Quality policies and site specific EH&S requirements at all times.
  • In conjunction with the Rig Coordinator, work towards personal and vocational qualifications where appropriate e.g. NVQ.
  • Work with project managers and site engineers to ensure field work is delivered safely and efficiently whilst maintaining high quality standards.
  • Production of site records including, but not limited to; daily drilling logs, pre-start drilling rig checks, risk assessments, vehicle and tachograph records.
We’re looking for a professional, dynamic and motivated individual with ability to work as part of a team. Communicative, organised, flexible and committed, you must also have:
  • Full Clean UK Diving License with licence to tow desirable
  • Enthusiasm & willingness to learn
  • Mobility, flexibility and commitment.
In return, we offer a competitive salary, allowance scheme and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including generous holidays, company pension and discounts on high street shopping.
With over 100 years of history, SOCOTEC is the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, operating across three sectors and offering an unrivalled range of technical expertise and accredited services, including consultancy. Proud of our innovative nature, customer focus and drive to continually improve, we put people at the heart of what we do, employing more than 1500 people throughout a nationwide network of UKAS accredited laboratories and offices, serving over 7000 customers.
Think you’ve got what it takes to add value to our success?
SOCOTEC is an equal opportunities employer.

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