July 2021

Materials/Earthworks Technician (Buckinghamshire, England)

Job Title: Materials-Earthworks (Buckinghamshire, England)

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable

Roadbridge is a multi-disciplined civil engineering company with over 50 years’ experience delivering major projects on time and on budget to the global community. Our vision is to be the global infrastructure delivery partner of choice for fast-track projects across all sectors.

Job Summary

We are currently seeking s an experienced Materials or earthworks technician to join our teams. The successful candiate will be responsible for the monitoring and managing the testing of earthwork construction and asphalt installation. The successful candidate should be well versed in the related disciplines of field and laboratory analysis and testing of soil/aggregates, including use of nuclear density gauge, hand shear vane, DCP, Plate bearing and sand cone equipment, performance of basic laboratory tests including compaction curves, plasticity index, grain size, etc. Previous experience with lime and cement treated soil and aggregate base is a distinct advantage.

The successful candidate must be able to properly follow directions, perform in a responsible manner with minimal supervision and foster professional relationships with customers, contractors and other employees. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, confident and motivated with good communication and mathematical skills and able to work independently as well as part of a team.

The role includes:

  • Undertaking/organizing testing on site to the required specification
  • Liaising / coordinating with the client’s QA representatives during the site inspections
  • Providing materials related guidance / assistance to the engineering team
  • Planning out Weekly/monthly testing requirements with Site team and external Labs
  • Reviewing the test results and preparing weekly test summaries
  • Reviewing earthworks testing requirements
  • Drafting ITP and check Sheets with QA Team & Engineers

Essential Experience / Skills

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience with materials testing laboratory / Civil Engineering works or Specialist sub-Contractors
  • Proven record in Field Testing experience in Earthworks and road construction projects in accordance with specification for highway works is compulsory for this role
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Experience in Autocad would be advantageous
  • Strong work ethic and desire to progress
  • Flexible in work locations

To apply for this position, please email your CV to careers@roadbridge.ie