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Lead Driller Cable Percussion

Lead Driller Cable Percussion

Posted 30 January by SOCOTEC UK Ltd
Featured Ended
Salary: £highly competitive + valuable benefits
About the role:
Reporting to the Regional Rig Coordinator, the successful applicant will be based from the Wokingham Office and will be joining a progressive and enthusiastic team of staff, delivering ground investigation and geotechnical services to our wide ranging client base, principally in South East England but across the UK if required.
The Lead Driller will primarily be responsible for following detailed site instruction, safely setting up and advancing boreholes, retrieving soil samples, carrying out in-situ testing, installing monitoring wells and backfilling boreholes in accordance with the specification provided by the Client.
You will:
  • Liaise with the project team to ensure correct equipment and methods are selected and mobilised to site
  • Undertake ground investigation, utilising cable percussion drilling in accordance with the appropriate specification
  • With the assistance of the Driller, carry out routine and preventative maintenance, including regular cleaning of rig and vehicle, as and when required. Ensuring the maintenance and appearance of the drill rig and vehicle are kept to a high standard
  • Work with project managers and site engineers to ensure field work is delivered safely and efficiently, whilst maintaining high quality standards
  • Produce site records including, but not limited to; daily drilling logs, pre-start drilling rig checks, one minute risk assessments, vehicle and tachograph records
  • Engage with career development including attending training related to the role and SOCOTEC internal Verification of Competence
About you:
We’re looking for a professional, proactive and motivated individual with a strong team ethic.
Communicative, organised, flexible and committed, you must also have:
  • An understanding of geotechnical site investigation
  • Past experience as a Lead Driller in geotechnical site investigation
  • NVQ Level 2 Land Drilling
  • Full Clean UK Diving License (Cat BE License desirable)
In return, we offer a competitive salary and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including generous holidays, company pension and discounts on high street shopping.
Think you’ve got what it takes to add value to our success?
SOCOTEC is an equal opportunities employer.

Reference: 39851577

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