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Material Tester - Lab Tech


£Depending on Experience

Job Type

Full Time



Closing Date

25 April 2024

Reference ID


Job Description

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated site and laboratory-based materials technicians to join our team.

While previous experience of working within a UKAS accredited laboratory would be advantageous, this is not required as we can provide all necessary training for the right person.

The head office for Scotland is Maxim Park, you will spend time between here and the materials testing laboratory in Chapelhall. However, there will be various opportunities for site work throughout the U.K. and Ireland – travel is expected, a van will be provided. Current sites are Inverness, Hagshawhill, Gloucester and Cheltenham.

The successful candidate must be self-motivated, hard working with a ‘hands-on’ approach to work. Possess a strong and flexible work ethic to support the needs of the business. Be prepared to travel and work away from home when required. You must have effective communication, problem solving and IT skills. You will be involved with customers and colleagues at various level in the business and therefore be able to work confidently and courteously within a team and on your own initiative. You will be required to keep accurate legible records of all works undertaken, work within documented QA/QC systems in-line with our UKAS accreditation.


Testing of various construction materials.

Sampling on site materials for laboratory testing.

Completion of test sheets.

Liaise with senior members of staff on work schedules.

Work within in-house QA systems.

Maintain high levels of health and safety in line with company policies.

Essential skills / competencies

Excellent communication skills.

Able to work as part of a team.

A driving licence is essential.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing family run company.

Must have or be willing to obtain a CSCS card

If you are a registered client with Routes To Work, please contact your caseworker to apply. If you are not a registered client, please contact us to check you are eligible for this opportunity.

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