General Engineering Technician

Employer
Henderson Thomas Associates
Location
Waterloo, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Sep 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Employer: Henderson Thomas Associates Limited

Agent: Plain Talking HR Limited

Position title: GENERAL TECHNICIANS (Construction Site or Similar)

Position Ref.: PTHR/HTA2 Civil September 2020 x 2 positions

Website: http://www.hendersonthomas.co.uk

Added: 9 September 2020 to 16 September 2020

Commences: Immediate

Employment type: Full-time

Location: Larkhall South Lanarkshire

Terms and Conditions

SALARY:

£18,000.00- £19,500.00 starting salary, depending on experience

HOURS:

40 Hours 0830 to 1730, Monday to Friday with 1 hour's unpaid lunch. There will be an element of working outside office hours with a flexible workload.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD

The first six months will be a probationary period with no overtime paid for any long shifts or weekends.

After 6 months OT will be paid for nights and weekends only at a rate agreed at that point.

HOLIDAYS:

28 days including the 8 Bank and Statutory holidays.

TRANSPORT:

Must have a clean Driving Licence and own transport to travel to work. Transport form the main base to clients' sites will be provided.

WORKING AWAY ON CLIENTS' SITES:

• Accommodation will be provided if working away from home.

• PPE and Tools will be provided.

• Often there is a requirement to work long hours, on night shifts and weekends and can be at client sites which are noisy and dirty.

• It may also involve working in water (standing in water) and at heights.

TRAINING

On the job and ongoing training will be given in all areas where required.

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The job is physical in nature and requires physical fit people as medicals are required to work in a number of areas for our clients.

You must have a CSCS card and worked in places such as Construction sites, Highways or heavy industrial building and transport sites.

Main Purpose of the Job

• Assist the Civil Engineers in carrying out Carry out structural investigations such as load testing, instrumentation, visual inspections, non destructive testing or site sampling in line with Health and Safety regulations and specific project requirements.

• When in the office, carry out maintenance and stock taking and any other duties directed by the Engineers and office manager.

Main Duties/Responsibilities/Key Tasks:

• Carry out any other reasonable instruction given by the Directors and Engineers

• Well presented and enthusiastic in a customer facing role

• Excellent organisation skills with a strong ability to manage competing priorities and

to work in amongst the team

• Effective communication & demonstrable ability to build rapport at all levels

• Strong practical skills with excellent attention to detail and a desire for

continuous improvement

• Flexible and positive attitude with the ability to stay calm under pressure

• Great team player as well as a strong desire to show your own initiative

• Confident with using general computer packages such as Word and Excel

• Health and safety awareness and experience in implementation preferred

Knowledge/Experience/Skills

• A good standard of education required

• You must have a CSCS card and have worked in places such as Construction sites,

Highways or heavy industrial building and transport sites.

• Well presented and enthusiastic in a customer facing role

• Excellent organisation skills with a strong ability to manage competing priorities and

to work in amongst the team

• Effective communication & demonstrable ability to build rapport at all levels

• Flexible and positive attitude with the ability to stay calm under pressure

• Great team player as well as a strong desire to show your own initiative

• Confident with general computer systems such as Word and Excel.

• Health and safety awareness and experience in implementation preferred - First Aid Certification

• Knowledge and experience of assisting a civil engineer..

HOW TO APPLY

Contact: Bina Briggs

Phone: 01582 488410 and 07739549234

Email: bina@plaintalkinghr.com

In the first instance, please email your CV to Bina Briggs and describe in detail as to why you would be a suitable candidate for this position. Please give full details of at least last 5 years' of your work experiences, internships and anything you feel would be relevant to your application. Please also confirm that you have a right to live and work in the UK.

There are two positions available and so excellent opportunities for two General Technicians to further their careers with Henderson Thomas Associates Limited (HTA), an independent company, providing a wide range of specialist testing services to the civil engineering industry and other associated specialist markets in the UK and overseas. Testing, Investigation and Inspection of structures being a mainstay of the business. Their clients include national companies in the Civil Engineering, Infrastructure, Civil Aviation and Oil and Gas Industries.
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