Environmental Sampling Technician

Coventry, United Kingdom

Job Description

Permanent position, full-time: 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday (8am \xe2\x80\x93 4pm) (+ occasional weekend work)

Role: to undertake environmental monitoring in the field for commercial and key account clients throughout the UK. This is managed from a laboratory in Coventry, but a large amount of driving is required. This will be using a temperature controlled refrigerated van. Sample locations are varied and you must be prepared to work out side in all weathers. The successful candidate must hold a full, clean, UK driving licence.

Key Accountabilities will include:-

  • Undertaking sampling of \xe2\x80\x93
  • ground waters
  • surface waters
  • trade effluent
  • waste water
  • potable waters
  • gas
  • legionella
  • dust
  • Carrying out on-site field-testing using calibrated scientific equipment.
  • Accurate recording and reporting field data in line with quality procedures.
  • Ensuring Health and Safety requirements, procedures and policies are adhered to.
  • Transportation of samples in line with clearly defined temperature control requirements.
  • Driving in a safe, legal manner at all times whilst on the Public Highway.
  • Adhering to all on site requirements when at customer sites.
  • Being the \xe2\x80\x9cpublic face\xe2\x80\x9d for the company and liaising with clients and on site contacts in a polite and professional manner.
  • Ad hoc duties as required.

To be successful in this role you will require the following:
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Physically fit and to be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • To be able to travel within the UK, with potential for occasional stop overs.
Skills and Experience
  • Highly organised and motivated.
  • Ability to follow procedures.
  • Full Clean UK driving Licence.
  • Experience of working to Health and Safety and Quality Management System guidelines.
  • Preferably some experience in environmental monitoring but not essential.

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
  • Industry
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  • Total Positions
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    £21600 per year
  • Employment Status
  • Job Location
    Coventry, United Kingdom
  • Education
    Not mentioned