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Geotechnical Test Engineer

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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

Qualifications/Experience   

•    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/Remuneration   

Salary commensurate with experience

Application   

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

Informal Enquiries should be made (in confidence) to either Kathryn Severn (kathryn.severn@labosport.co.uk or 0115 968 1998 / 07741 314125) or Colin Young (colin.young@labosport.co.uk or 0115 968 1998 / 07796 050040).

LABOSPORT LTD, Unit 3 Aerial Way, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, NG15 6DW, England (5185905)
www.labosport.co.uk • +44(0)115 968 1998 • info@labosport.co.uk