RSK Group plc

  • Site Testing Technician

    Contract Type
    Hemel Hempstead
    £17,000 - £20,000 depending on experience
  • Overview

    Structural Soils, a member of RSK Group plc, is a 250-strong site investigation contractor are looking to recruit a replacement Site Technician to carry out geotechnical site testing, validation sampling, gas and groundwater monitoring and related activities on sites located predominantly in the southern part of the county. The successful candidate will need to be happy to spend the majority of their time on site, and travelling to, from or between sites. Early starts and/or overnight stays away from Hemel Hempstead will be required on some occasions. Ideally you will have previous site experience and good communication skills. A full UK driving licence is essential and a B+E towing licence is advantageous.


    The company has a wide portfolio of clients in a number of sectors including rail, transport, water and property.  In addition, we are particularly proud of the work that we have undertaken in the nuclear sector, where over the last 3 years we have undertaken preliminary and main/intermediate phase site investigations at Hinckley Point and Wylfa on Anglesey.  High profile contracts like these have enabled Structural Soils to make huge developments in our technical, quality and reporting standards, making the company a very exciting proposition for those looking to develop a career with the geological field.


    Site Testing Technician – Hemel Hempstead


    • Duties will include:
    • In-situ testing
    • Soil validation sampling
    • Maintaining testing and sampling equipment
    • Assisting with related site operations including collections and deliveries
    • Liaising with Clients, other contractors and members of the public on site.
    • Organising and carrying out their work in an efficient and timely manner


    Desired experience

    • Previous experience of site work, and/or work in a technical field an advantage
    • Good written and communication skills
    • Basic level of communication
    • A minimum of GCSE grade C in Maths, English and Science
    • Prepared to work as part of a team or as an individual
    • Full, clean driving licence essential, towing licence an advantage


    Salary and benefits:

    • £17,000 - £20,000 depending on experience
    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays,  and private health care


    For more information please call Georgina Stanojevic, HR Trainee on 07384212175 or alternatively email

    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 5 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2014) and number 81 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

    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 with their CV and covering letter to HR Trainee Georgina Stanojevic or call 07384212175.


    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.



    RSK Group is an equal opportiunites employer. 




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