Recruitment

Current Vacancies

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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