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Newport, Newport
Salary Band 2 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 16/12/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. 50162813

Job Specification

Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading national business? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting in East Wales and this could be the ideal role for you.

At Tarmac, our people have been shaping the world around us for more than 100 years, from the roads we drive on every day, to the buildings, airports, stadiums, offices and hospitals we live in and work in. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry. We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. We’re looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.
Joining our team as a Laboratory Technician you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

Bonus scheme
Enhanced holiday entitlement
Contributory pension scheme
Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
Training and development opportunities

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a person that is hard working and self-motivated, someone who can work within a team, but also work using their own initiative.
Experience or qualifications are not essential as all training and Personal Protective Equipment will be provided.

The available role will be based on a 48hr contract, which will involve occasional overtime. Weekends will be required at times and are on a rotary basis.

The role is hands-on, which will require the sampling and testing of aggregates, asphalt and readymix materials on a daily basis, where accuracy is paramount. This will be carried out to the highest safety standards and within your manual handling capabilities.
Samples will be obtained from both the rear of lorries and also from stockpiles situated within live working quarries.
It will also be required to visit other sites within Tarmac along with customer sites (using a company van) and carry out similar sampling and testing duties.

Computer skills are a must, as various programs will be used on a daily basis. The majority of programs being used are job specific and on the job training will be given.
Reporting of samples will be required to multiple departments within Tarmac and on some occasions to our customers too.

The successful applicant will be part of a three-man team reporting to a Senior Technician and Technical Supervisor and will have zero direct reports.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Laboratory Technician, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!

All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.

No agencies please.

Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.