RSK Group plc

Laboratory Technician

Contract Type
Hemel Hempstead
Up to £18,000 depending on experience


STRUCTURAL SOILS Ltd, a member of RSK Group plc, is a site investigation contractor that for over 40 years has provided comprehensive site and ground investigation services in the UK and Europe. Due to recent expansion and increasing workload an exciting opportunity has become available for a Laboratory to join the team in the Hemel Hempstead UKAS accredited geotechnical soil laboratory. 


Soils Laboratory Technician – Hemel Hempstead


Key responsibilities and personal specification include: 


  • Carrying out a variety of testing on soil and rock samples
  • Recording accurately the test data produced for analysis
  • Assisting in the calibration and maintenance of all technical equipment
  • Maintaining a neat and orderly laboratory environment
  • Organised with a methodical approach
  • Good team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good level of literacy and numeracy 

Desired experience


Full training will be provided.  Applicants will need to be comfortable working off order lists and not mind getting their hands dirty. There will be lots of manual handling involved in the role which will require moving heavy items on a frequent basis.


Salary and benefits:


  • Up to £18,000 depending on experience     
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying. For more information please contact Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor on 0117 300 4280. Due to the high volume of applications received we cannot respond individually. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not had a response within 2 working weeks. 


RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.


The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, 2016) and winning two prestigious awards at the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards:  Ground Investigation Project with a Geotechnical Value of over £500k and the Health and Safety Award, there has never been a more exciting time to join.


RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.






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