• Workshop Technician

    Job Locations UK-Edinburgh
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Workshop Technician whose primary responsibility is to prepare samples for testing within the metallurgy and mechanical test departments.


    • Machining of various mechanical test samples, mainly metallic, from materials such as:
      • carbon steel
      • stainless steels
      • duplex stainless steels
      • nickel based alloys
    • Preparing test metallic and non-metallic specimens as per drawings provided within the international test standards

    • Working in line with health and safety procedures

    • Working with machines for lathes, milling drilling, band saw & grinding

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Working experience on machines for lathes, milling drilling, band saw & grinding
    • Experience working with bandsaws, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) mills and CNC lathe
    • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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