Site Technician / Labourer Job in Leicester, Leicestershire at Construction Testing Solutions

Leicester, Leicestershire, Full Time £15k - £20k

You will work within a small team and be expected to assist with a wide range of labour and site based ground investigation works. This is a physical and fast-paced role, and one that requires a candidate who is enthusiastic and determined to succeed. This could be a great entry point for someone looking to start their career in construction.

Duties will include working on a wide variety of highway and construction sites undertaking hand digging operations to obtain soil samples and to carefully expose existing utility services and assisting with borehole drilling operations.

Key Responsibilities

Hand digging operations
General labour – including backfilling of shallow trial trenches, reinstatement and resurfacing of road construction & paving. Assisting the lead driller with borehole drilling operations.
Using hand digging tools including hydraulic breakers, stihl saws, wacker plates
Undertaking ground investigation – testing activities such as monitoring, sampling, coring.
General labouring
We are looking for someone that is reliable and trustworthy with Health and Safety being paramount in the job we do. The role will require a mixture of working as part of a team and independently, not only will you work with colleagues but you will liaise directly with clients, so great communication skills are a must.

There will be early starts with lots of travel, you will travel daily to sites across the country. There is times where we may also ask you to stay away or work night shifts.


– Full UK driving license

– CSCS or NRSWA qualifications are advantageous

– Experience in Groundworks preferable but not necessary

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

£19,000 – £21,000 depending on experience

Construction Testing Solutions is one of the largest providers of materials testing, geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering and structural surveying businesses in the UK. The business can trace itself back to 1989 and since then has gone through numerous transformations through acquisition and brand change to now turnover in excess of £40m per annum and having made a number of acquisitions in the past 12 months is continuing to accelerate it’s growth. CTS works with some of the biggest clients in the Construction industry, on some of the most prestigious projects, and we pride ourselves on delivering a quality and efficient service.
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