Lead Driller

Job Title: Lead Driller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Science and Engineering
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-03-03
REF: LS/LD/030321
Contact Name: Lee Spiers
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Experienced Lead Geotechnical Driller

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lead Driller with at least 1 year of experience 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.

++ All work starts and finishes at the depot in Gloucester so applicants will have to reside within a sensible commuting distance ++

Excellent opportunities for role development towards Senior Driller and career progression exist for those willing to strive for it. A willingness to travel anywhere in the UK and stay away from home in hotels during the week is an essential part of the role.

The Role

• Training of assistant drillers
• Undertake ground investigation utilising ground penetrating plant in accordance with the appropriate specification
• 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 fieldwork is delivered safely and efficiently whilst maintaining high-quality standards
• Sound management skills
• Mobility, flexibility, and commitment

What's in it for you?

• Annual earnings c£40,000 - £50,000 inc subsistence
• Competitive overtime rates
• Fully funded hotel accommodation

We offer a competitive salary, allowance scheme, and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation. 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.