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Assistant Driller

Assistant Driller

Posted 10 January by Arcadis


The Exciting Opportunity

Arcadis are looking for an Assistant Driller (aka “Second-man”) based in our Newmarket Depot. Join our team to support the growth of our Drilling capability and we’ll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go

Overview of Role:

The position would involve working alongside our Lead Drillers on projects throughout the UK. The projects are across a variety of sites and sectors including manufacturing, petrochemical and construction environments.

We are looking for ambitious, hardworking and dedicated individuals with a desire to learn and work outdoors, to act as Assistant Drillers on our range of drilling equipment (rotary drilling, dynamic/windowless sampling) with supporting duties around in-situ testing, sampling and health and safety stewardship. This position is open to experienced individuals in land drilling operations or someone looking to start a career in the industry as full training will be provided for working towards an NVQ in Land Drilling.

What You have to Offer:

  • A full, clean driving licence (Category B) is essential, preferably supplemented with Category B+E, C1+E, or C entitlement.
  • The following competencies/accreditations would be beneficial: CSCS, SPA/PIA, Personal Track Safety (PTS). The required training will be provided in any event.
  • The position will involve working away throughout the week with accommodation and subsistence provided.
  • Please note that although the majority of work will be away, daily commuting to Avonmouth may be required at times; therefore, the successful candidate will reside within a reasonable commute from the depot.

Why Arcadis:

Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate €2.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.

We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

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Arcadis UK now incorporates the Hyder and EC Harris brands.

What We Offer:

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.



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