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Contracting Technician

19,901 P.A. ?
Castle Donington
Ortolan Group

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Contracting Technician
Midlands area
Salary: Competitive with Benefits

Breedon is a leading construction materials group in the UK and Ireland. We operate two cement plants, around 80 quarries, 40 asphalt plants, 170 ready-mixed concrete and mortar plants, nine concrete and clay products plants, four contract surfacing businesses, six import/export terminals and two slate production facilities.

We are currently seeking a Contracting Technician based around the Midlands area. Reporting to the Technical Supervisor you will be responsible for carrying out all aspects of routine quality control testing regarding site activities performed by our contracting division within the parameters of the relevant standards and documented QA procedures.

The key accountabilities of the role are:

  • Product sampling at minimum specified frequencies and in accordance with specified procedures
  • Product testing at minimum specified frequencies and in accordance with specified procedures
  • Sampling and testing in accordance with relevant BS EN standards and ISO 17025
  • Feedback from product monitoring
  • Consignment of samples for laboratory testing
  • Provision of sampling and testing documentation
  • Maintenance of site laying records in accordance with contract specification requirements
  • Product testing in accordance with specified procedures
  • On occasion carry out tasks as undertaken by Laboratory Technicians

It is essential that you possess five GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths and English, at grade A-C, and hold a full driving licence. You will have technical experience, with appropriate skills in practical application of routine sampling and testing procedures and UKAS requirements, and working knowledge of Word/Excel and Gradlab/Lastrada.

The Group places the highest importance on sustained standards of excellence in all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental management and you will be expected to contribute to the Company's zero harm culture.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered including pension and life assurance.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

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