Recruitment

Current Vacancies

Ischebeck Titan – Geotechnical Sales Engineer (Vacancy posted – 29 June 2022)

Details:

We are looking for a dynamic, self starter Sales Engineer for our GE division.

  • Manage project pipeline of current projects
  • Grow the pipeline of projects with a diverse and a manageable client database
  • Creating quotations, specifications and managing client expectations
  • Follow up of technical applications associated with quotes
  • Attend site meetings, project meetings and consultant office meetings relating to projects
  • Ability to deliver Strategic plans in line with Ischebeck Titans growth strategy
  • Develop and maintain clear strategic working relationships and understanding of contractors, consultants and clients (Needs)
  • Need to develop customer awareness of products/solutions to both internal and external customers. Promoting the value of the product
  • Understanding / development of Project Management and identifying key decision makers in the process
  • Create and deliver a business plan to grow the business in the territory

Applicants’ Must Have:

  • Technical understanding of where the products are used and why they are used and the ability to link sell the product range.
  • Understand the client needs and produce a summary of proposals
  • Understand the role
  • Geotechnical Site Investigation
  • Slope Stability
  • Retaining Walls
  • Foundation Design
  • 5 + Years Geotechnical Industry Experience, or Drilling industry

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary which is benchmarked to the market rate
  • Non Contract company bonus
  • Fantastic Pension to help secure a nice retirement
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays which increase with length of service
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Car
  • Investment in personal growth and development

To apply contact – Poonam.Bhatt@ischebeck-titan.co.uk

CC Ground Investigation Ltd  – Drilling Support Operative (Vacancy posted – 29 June 2022)

Details:

  • Work under the direct supervision of a Lead Driller
  • Assist with the operation of multi-purpose geotechnical rotary drilling rigs, dynamic sampling rigs and cable percussion rigs to produce high quality geotechnical sampling, coring, open holing, and in-situ testing
  • Follow instruction accurately with care and precision
  • Installation of geotechnical and geo-environmental monitoring equipment
  • Maintain company drilling rig, equipment, and vehicles to a high standard
  • General labouring duties to assist in the recovery of high-quality core samples
  • Follow company operational and health and safety procedures

Applicants’ Must Have:

  • Willing to work throughout the UK and stay away overnight as contracts demand.
  • Enjoys working outside in a variety of site environments
  • No previous experience in this role required as fully supervised training is provided.
  • Industry relevant tickets/qualifications desirable including: CSCS, Shea Gas, PTS, BESC, CAT, manual handling, first aid, however full on the job training can be provided
  • Personal motivation, organisation and self-management is key to being successful
  • You will possess a clean full UK driving licence, ideally with entitlement for towing and driving vehicles up to 7.5 ton, although not essential as training can be provided.
  • Due to the nature of the role would suit hardworking individuals with aspirations to further develop a career in the drilling industry to gain up to NVQ Level 3 Land Drilling.
  • Previous experience of working in either the construction or agriculture sector would be of an advantage

Salary 

  • Up to £31,000 pa

To apply contact – richardk@ccground.co.uk

Dunelm Geotechnical & Environmental Ltd – Glasgow – Lead Rotary Driller (Vacancy posted – 10 June 2022)

Details:

  • To manage and supervise the safe operation of a ground investigation rotary drilling machine and ensure the safety of other work colleagues within your working environment
  • To ensure efficient work practices in accordance with British Standards and Industry Guidance and production levels achieved
  • Provide paperwork, namely drillers logs and equipment inspection sheets and on a daily to weekly basis
  • Maintain all associated drilling plant & equipment/ report any defects
  • To work in accordance with the Company’s Policies and Procedures

Applicants’ Must Have:

  • Flexible in approach to work – both with regard to working hours and working away from home.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets.
  • Ability to work in a team towards a mutual goal.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all clients and employees.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude.
  • CSCS card
  • NVQ Level II – Land drilling – Rotary
  • Experience of rotary drilling techniques, Geobor S , Open hole, Overburden, Conventional coring with water/ Air/ Mud
  • A full UK driving licence with B+E (towing)
  • Good working knowledge of UK ground investigation industry, aquifer protection and instrumentation installation
  • Dedicated approach to health and safety
  • Forklift
  • Tracked Dumper
  • First Aid
  • SSSTS

Salary & Benefits

  • Starting from £32,000 (Depending on Experience level)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Fuel card and company site vehicle
  • 24 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Full training and on-going career progression
  • An allocated Toyota Hilux 4WD vehicle or similar
  • Prepaid (single occupancy) accommodation, additional daily meal allowance (£20.00 per day)

Additional information:

Working away allowances and accommodation will be provided where necessary, together with transport to and from site.

To apply contact – ahuntley@dunelm.co.uk 

Forkers Limited – Grouter (Vacancy posted – 11 May 2022)

Details:

  • We are looking for Grouting Operatives required to work with our drilling and grouting teams on sites across the UK

Applicants’ Must Have:

  • Previous experience is an advantage
  • CSCS card required as a minimum
  • Driving licence would be an advantage

Salary & Benefits

  • We offer competitive rates of pay for the right candidates, with excellent opportunities to progress your career through training, mentoring and varied experience

Additional information:

Working away allowances and accommodation will be provided where necessary, together with transport to and from site

To apply contact – hr@forkers.com

Forkers Limited – Drillers Assistant (Vacancy posted – 11 May 2022)

Details:

  • We are looking for Drillers Assistants required to work with our drilling and grouting teams on sites across the UK

Applicants’ Must Have:

  • An NVQ Level 2 Support Operative qualification would be an advantage, however is not essential as the relevant training and qualification will be provided
  • CSCS card required as a minimum
  • Driving licence is an advantage
  • You must be reliable and a good timekeeper and be prepared to uphold high standards of health and safety

Salary & Benefits

  • We offer competitive rates of pay for the right candidates, with excellent opportunities to progress your career through training, mentoring and varied experience

Additional information:

Working away allowances and accommodation will be provided where necessary, together with transport to and from site

To apply contact – hr@forkers.com

Forkers Limited – Driller (Vacancy posted – 11 May 2022)

Details:

  • We are looking for rotary/rotary percussive drillers

Applicants’ Must Have:

  • Experience in drilling and grouting, mineshaft treatment, compaction grouting and site investigation techniques
  • Holding a relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification
  • You will be required to work UK wide and must hold a full driving licence
  • You must be reliable and a good timekeeper and be prepared to uphold high standards of health and safety

Salary & Benefits

  • We offer competitive rates of pay for the right candidates, with excellent opportunities to progress your career through training, mentoring and varied experience

To apply contact – hr@forkers.com

Halco Brighouse Limited – Sales Manager x 2 (Vacancy posted – 9 May 2022)

Details:

  • Sales of Halco DTH hammers and drill bits to distributors in EMEA, Australia and North America
  • Distribution network development – finding new distributors for Halco

Must:

  • Be a strong team player
  • Have a track record of 2-5 years in international sales and distribution management of industrial consumables, ideally in the drilling/mining industry
  • Have a hands-on attitude and an open mind-set
  • Be willing to travel to work in close cooperation with the distributors
  • Have some technical experience and the eagerness to learn
  • Be located in the UK and have the ability to work on-site at the Brighouse office on a regular basis

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary and benefits negotiable – include request with CV

Additional information:

Halco Rock Tools is a leading supplier of high-quality Down-The-Hole (DTH) rock tools to the mining, quarrying, waterwell and construction drilling industries worldwide. We pride ourselves in being in the forefront of customer service and cooperation with our distributing partners, and as a result are demonstrating continuous annual 15-20 % growth. Our HQ is in Brighouse, West Yorkshire, and our American office operates out of Sherman, Texas.

To apply contact – perttu.aho@halco.uk

WJ Groundwater – Assistant Driller (Vacancy posted – 17 March 2022)

Details:

  • The principal function of this position is to assist in the drilling operation of a rotary drilling rig, normally it is a two-person team per drilling rig
  • The works includes for the safe setup, operation and maintenance of our drilling rigs and equipment. During the installation of dewatering wells, and monitoring wells.
  • It is our goal to train up the candidate to become a lead driller (normally takes around 2 years) and this training includes NVQ level 2 support operative, Telehandler, Signaller Slinger, TEEPS and TSTS plus many inhouse training courses.

Must have:

  • CSCS card preferable
  • Must have a full UK driving licence

Salary & benefits:

  • Competitive salary and salary banding (Depending on skill set and experience)
  • Living away allowance
  • Paid accommodation
  • 23 days holiday per annum increasing with service
  • Private health insurance
  • Gym membership
  • Pension contribution

Additional information:

This job will involve working away from home from Monday to Friday, with optional occasional weekends.

To apply contact – Stuartward@wjgl.com

Albion Drilling Group Ltd – Land Drilling Operatives (Vacancy posted – 03 March 2022)

Details:

  • We are looking for reliable, experienced Land Drilling Operatives with experience using a Casagrande C6
  • You should be willing to work overtime/ weekends if required. You may also be required to stay away from home

Must have:

  • CSCS card
  • NVQ Level II – Land drilling
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Experience using a Casagrande C6

Salary & benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • 28 days holiday per year
  • Pension Contribution

Additional information:

This job will involve national projects requiring working and staying away from home. Albion Drilling Group Ltd provide an attractive subsistence package in these cases.

To apply contact – admin@albiondrillinggroup.com

Concept Engineering Consultants – Dynamic Sampling Lead Operative (Vacancy posted – 10 February 2022)

Details:

  • To manage and supervise the safe operation of a ground investigation Window/Dynamic Sampling unit
  • To supervise and ensure the safety of the Support Operative and any other work colleagues operating within the work area (point of work)
  • To ensure efficient work practices in accordance with British Standards and Industry Guidance to meet required production levels / output
  • To produce daily records and journals
  • To work in accordance with the Company’s Policies and Procedures

Must have:

  • CSCS card
  • NVQ Level II – Land drilling – Dynamic Sampling
  • Experience of Dynamic/Window sampling techniques including Rotary attachment, Terrier type samplers and handheld units
  • A full UK driving licence with B+E (towing)
  • Experience of UK ground investigation industry and sampling potentially contaminated land

Salary & benefits:

When working for Concept, in return for hard work, enthusiasm and loyalty, you can expect a remuneration package comprising:

  • Competitive salary and salary banding (Depending on skill set and experience)
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Full technical training and on-going career progression
  • Pension Contribution

Additional information:

The job will involve national and potentially international projects requiring working/lodging away from home. Concept provide an attractive subsistence package in these cases.

To apply contact – Jobs@conceptconsultants.co.uk

Concept Engineering Consultants – Drilling Support Operative / Apprentice Driller (Vacancy posted – 10 February 2022)

Details:

  • To work with/under the Lead Driller to support the safe operation of a ground investigation drilling/sampling machine (Rotary, Cable Percussive or Dynamic Sampling)
  • To work in accordance with the Company’s Policies and Procedures

Must have:

  • CSCS card
  • A full UK driving license with B+E (towing) desirable

Salary & benefits:

When working for Concept, in return for hard work, enthusiasm and loyalty, you can expect a remuneration package comprising:

  • Sponsorship through BDA Apprenticeship Scheme (2 years)
  • Competitive salary and salary banding (Depending on skill set and experience)
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Full technical training and on-going career progression
  • Pension Contribution

Additional information:

The job will involve national and potentially international projects requiring working/lodging away from home. Concept provide an attractive subsistence package in these cases.

To apply contact – Jobs@conceptconsultants.co.uk

Concept Engineering Consultants – Lead Cable Percussion Driller (Vacancy posted – 10 February 2022)

Details:

  • To manage and supervise the safe operation of a ground investigation Cable Percussive drilling machine
  • To supervise and ensure the safety of the Drilling Support Operative and any other work colleagues operating within the drilling machine area (point of work)
  • To ensure efficient work practices in accordance with British Standards and Industry Guidance to meet required production levels / output
  • To produce daily records and journals
  • To work in accordance with the Company’s Policies and Procedures

Must have:

  • NVQ Level II – Land drilling – Cable Percussive
  • Experience of Cable Percussive boring techniques including large diameter boring and aquifer protection using multiple casing strings and seals
  • A full UK driving licence with B+E (towing)
  • Experience of UK ground investigation industry, drilling and sampling in contaminated land and instrumentation installation

Salary & benefits:

When working for Concept, in return for hard work, enthusiasm and loyalty, you can expect a remuneration package comprising:

  • Sponsorship through BDA Apprenticeship Scheme (2 years)
  • Competitive salary and salary banding (Depending on skill set and experience)
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Full technical training and on-going career progression
  • Pension Contribution

Additional information:

The job will involve national and potentially international projects requiring working/lodging away from home. Concept provide an attractive subsistence package in these cases.

To apply contact – Jobs@conceptconsultants.co.uk

Concept Engineering Consultants – Lead Rotary Driller (Vacancy posted – 10 February 2022)

Details:

  • To manage and supervise the safe operation of a ground investigation rotary drilling machine
  • To supervise and ensure the safety of the Drilling Support Operative and any other work colleagues operating within the drilling machine area (point of work)
  • To ensure efficient work practices in accordance with British Standards and Industry Guidance to meet required production levels / output
  • To produce daily records and journals
  • To work in accordance with the Company’s Policies and Procedures

Must have:

  • CSCS card
  • NVQ Level II – Land Drilling – Rotary
  • Experience of rotary drilling techniques, particularly wireline Geobor S
  • A full UK driving licence with B+E (towing)
  • Experience of UK ground investigation industry, aquifer protection and instrumentation installation

Salary & benefits:

When working for Concept, in return for hard work, enthusiasm and loyalty, you can expect a remuneration package comprising:

  • Sponsorship through BDA Apprenticeship Scheme (2 years)
  • Competitive salary and salary banding (Depending on skill set and experience)
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Full technical training and on-going career progression
  • Pension Contribution

Additional information:

The job will involve national and potentially international projects requiring working/lodging away from home. Concept provide an attractive subsistence package in these cases.

To apply contact – Jobs@conceptconsultants.co.uk

Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited – Assistant Drillers (Vacancy posted – 26 January 2022)

Details:

  • To assist the Lead Driller in the safe and efficient operation of a drilling rig and associated activities

Must have:

  • CSCS card with NVQ Level 2 – Land Drilling Rotary (Lead Driller)
  • Previous experience of ground investigation drilling is preferred
  • A full UK driving licence is required, preferably with B+E (trailer) endorsement

Salary & benefits:

In return for your expertise, and enthusiasm, we offer a competitive remuneration package including:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • A Comprehensive Wellbeing Programme
  • Employee Share Scheme

Additional information:

Previous work experience within the construction Industry is essential. For Health & Safety reasons and site requirements applicants must be aged 18 years or above. The job will involve frequent travel to sites throughout the UK, and will involve working/lodging away from home, as such, applicants must be flexible in terms of work and location.

To apply contact – recruit@soil-engineering.co.uk

Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited – General Operatives (Vacancy posted – 26 January 2022)

Details:

  • To carry out an operational role on site, including assisting Lead Driller’s working on drilling rigs and undertaking grouting activities, for the site management team, whilst achieving excellence in safety and quality, in compliant with the business management system

Must have:

  • You will need to hold a CSCS card
  • Previous work experience within the construction Industry is ideal but not essential
  • Full driving licence is desirable, due to site locations

Salary & benefits:

In return for your expertise, and enthusiasm, we offer a competitive remuneration package including:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • A Comprehensive Wellbeing Programme
  • Employee Share Scheme

Additional information:

Previous work experience within the construction Industry is essential. For Health & Safety reasons and site requirements applicants must be aged 18 years or above. The job will involve frequent travel to sites throughout the UK, and will involve working/lodging away from home, as such, applicants must be flexible in terms of work and location.

To apply contact – recruit@soil-engineering.co.uk

Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited – Lead Rotary Drillers (Vacancy posted – 26 January 2022)

Details:

  • To manage the safe and efficient operation of a site investigation rotary drilling rig and associated activities, including to supervise, assist and direct the Assistant Driller, whilst maintaining full responsibility for the rig and work area
  • To produce detailed and accurate daily records of work activity, drilling details and strata encountered (drillers logs)

Must have:

  • CSCS card with NVQ Level 2 – Land Drilling Rotary (Lead Driller)
  • Previous experience of rotary coring, using both air-mist and recirculated water flush is essential.
  • Experience of wireline (Geobor S) coring would be an advantage
  • A full UK driving licence with B+E (trailer) endorsement is also required

Salary & benefits:

In return for your expertise, and enthusiasm, we offer a competitive remuneration package including:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • A Comprehensive Wellbeing Programme
  • Employee Share Scheme

Additional information:

Previous work experience within the construction Industry is essential. For Health & Safety reasons and site requirements applicants must be aged 18 years or above. The job will involve frequent travel to sites throughout the UK, and will involve working/lodging away from home, as such, applicants must be flexible in terms of work and location.

To apply contact – recruit@soil-engineering.co.uk

Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited – Rotary Percussive Drillers (Vacancy posted – 26 January 2022)

Details:

  • To manage the safe and efficient operation of a drilling rig and associated activities, including to supervise, assist and direct the Assistant Driller in undertaking all Assistant Driller duties, whilst maintaining full responsibility for the rig and work area

Must have:

  • CSCS card with NVQ Level 2 – Land Drilling Rotary (Lead Driller)
  • Previous work experience within the construction Industry is essential
  • A full UK driving licence with B+E (trailer) endorsement is also required

Salary & benefits:

In return for your expertise, and enthusiasm, we offer a competitive remuneration package including:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • A Comprehensive Wellbeing Programme
  • Employee Share Scheme

Additional information:

Previous work experience within the construction Industry is essential. For Health & Safety reasons and site requirements applicants must be aged 18 years or above. The job will involve frequent travel to sites throughout the UK, and will involve working/lodging away from home, as such, applicants must be flexible in terms of work and location.

To apply contact – recruit@soil-engineering.co.uk

Sirius Drilling Ltd –  Assistant Driller/Grouter (Vacancy posted – 26 January 2022)

Details:

  • Assistant drillers required to second man standard rotary and “top hammer” drilling operations
  • Based out of our Leeds office the works we cover the whole of the UK, but predominantly the north of England
  • A “can do” attitude is essential along with excellent communication and people management skills
  • Experience in the stabilisation of shallow minebworkings would be preferred, but not essential

Must have:

  • Experience in land drilling preferable but not essential
  • NVQ Level 2 in Land Drilling or working towards this
  • Current CSCS Card
  • Valid Full UK driving licence

Salary & benefits:

  • Weekly wage negotiable and based upon experience.
  • Quality and Production based Bonus Scheme.
  • Sirius Group Benefits including
  • Pension scheme
  • Reward Me Now savings
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Tech Scheme
  • Life Cover Scheme

To apply contact – andrew.thomas@thesiriusgroup.com

Sirius Drilling Ltd –  Drilling Foreman (Vacancy posted – 26 January 2022)

Details:

  • Experienced rotary drillers required to carry out standard rotary and “top hammer” drilling for the stabilisation of shallow mineworkings and rotary site investigations
  • Based out of our Leeds office the works we cover the whole of the UK, but predominantly the north of England
  • You must be happy to work on both single rig or multi rig sites and be committed to all aspects of health and safety
  • A “can do” attitude is essential along with excellent communication and people management skills

Must have:

  • Experience as a Lead Driller
  • NVQ Level 2 in Land Drilling
  • Current CSCS Card
  • Valid Full UK driving licence

Salary & benefits:

  • Weekly wage negotiable and based upon experience.
  • Quality and Production based Bonus Scheme.
  • Sirius Group Benefits including
  • Pension scheme
  • Reward Me Now savings
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Tech Scheme
  • Life Cover Scheme

To apply contact – andrew.thomas@thesiriusgroup.com

EPC United Kingdom Plc – Driller (Vacancy posted – 19 January 2022)

Details:

  • To ensure that the company’s health and safety and environmental policies and procedures are effectively implemented, with due regard to the Company’s guidance manual(s) and safety targets
  • To ensure that all work carried out conforms with the Quarries Regulations 1999 and other relevant legislation
  • To operate and maintain allocated drilling rig in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with relevant safety standards, legislation, company procedures and industry good practice
  • To produce and communicate to the Shotfiring team detailed accurate logs of any drilling undertaken
  • To represent EPC-UK in a professional manner when operating on customer sites

Must have:

  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
  • Experience in construction or heavy industry desirable
  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C or higher (or equivalent)
  • Full UK driving licence

Salary & benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package

To apply contact – Julie.Wootton@epc-groupe.co.uk

To advertise your job vacancies or availability for work please contact the BDA office directly – office@britishdrillingassociation.co.uk

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