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Geotechnical Test Engineer


Posted: 11 April 2017

Labosport Ltd, a leading test institute for the assessment of sports surfaces, is actively seeking a highly motivated addition to our growing team, to be based at our head office in Nottinghamshire, to focus on geotechnical aspects of projects during construction.

Key Responsibilities   

•    Undertake on-site assessment of sports facilities during construction
•    Provide support to the Consultant / Senior Consultant team including but not exclusive to testing, inspections (including feasibility), consulting services for a range of projects
•    Produce reports in accordance with company requirements and to the relevant ISO, EN and BS
•    Work within the company’s quality programme and ISO 17025 systems
•    Work with the Operations Manager on successful delivery of the various frameworks, in particular the football foundation framework;
•    Undertake the testing of sports and recreational surfaces in the laboratory and on site. This may include testing overseas with other members of the Labosport group
•    Represent Labosport at meetings, events and seminars


•    The successful applicant will have a good honours degree in an engineering discipline (ideally Civil or Sports Engineering) or relevant work experience
•    Excellent communication skills both verbal and in the written format
•    Ability to work both independently and as a team player
•    Good knowledge of H&S legislation and risk assessments
•    Excellent data analysis skill
•    The ability to multi-task and manage a range of projects at the same time
•    Extensive travel will be required so flexibility is essential as is the ability to drive
•    An understanding and ability to read technical drawings is desirable
•    A good understanding of the sports surface industry is desirable but not essential


Salary commensurate with experience


Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to Kathryn Severn by email at The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 28th April 2017.

Informal Enquiries should be made (in confidence) to either Kathryn Severn ( or 0115 968 1998 / 07741 314125) or Colin Young ( or 0115 968 1998 / 07796 050040).

LABOSPORT LTD, Unit 3 Aerial Way, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, NG15 6DW, England (5185905) • +44(0)115 968 1998 •