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Geotechnical Technician

Geotechnical Technician

SES are a local Health and Safety Consultancy providing a "one stop shop" for all environmental services, testing, sustainability and analysis requirements for Clients throughout the South East.


We are currently looking to recruit an additional member to our team in the role of Geotechnical Technician. This role will take ownership for all Technical Drilling services using both our rotary and percussion rigs.


Key Responsibilities:


This role will include but is not limited to the following:


  • Responsibility for all Technical Drilling services
  • Managing ground investigation
  • Preparing quotations
  • Scheduling /programming works
  • Preparation of technical reports including borehole logging to BS5930
  • Arranging chemical analysis 
  • Preparation of technical reports including;
    • piling risk assessments,
    • environmental bank appraisal reports
    • pre development meeting reports 
  • To implement and manage the quality procedures and safety procedures for geotechnical drilling services
  • To attend meetings as required
  • To carry out phased contaminated land investigations including devising remediation strategies for the purpose of discharging contaminated land conditions.
  • Effective management and development of all direct report employees aligned with organisational strategy, culture, values and HR practices


As a successful candidate you will thrive on work of a fast paced nature and be a task focussed and driven individual. You will possess a Level 2 NVQ in Drilling or a relevant Geo-technical qualification. You will ideally have an understanding of BS5930, geological mapping, geo-technical ground investigation works. You will also hold a Full UK Driving Licence, SMSTS/SSSTS and CSCS.

Reward and Benefits:

As a valued employee you will be rewarded with the following: 

  • Highly competitive Annual Salary
  • Generous company pension (employer contribution up to 10%)  increasing with length of service
  • A company vehicle for business use only will be provided
  • Private healthcare
  • 20 days holidays, plus English bank holidays, plus the Christmas shutdown (not deducted from your holiday allowance)
  • Life Insurance
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus depending on company performance
  • On site Gym facilities
  • Extensive training and development opportunities 
  • Comprehensive social calendar including but not limited to; Annual Summer Ball; Family Fun Day; Christmas Party and various activities and sporting events throughout the year


Head Office, Takeley