Element Materials Technology

  • Asbestos Surveyor

    Job Locations UK-Essex-Southminster | UK-Suffolk-Leiston
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for an Asbestos Surveyor to join our growing team in Southminster. Our asbestos teams are experts in their field of conducting Asbestos Surveys, Analytical Services, Asbestos Management and Air Testing as well as many other environmental services. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in a challenging asbestos environment.


    • Conducting bulk sampling, re-inspection surveys, Management/Refurbishment and Demolition surveys.
    • Representing Element in a professional manner at all times
    • Collating and producing and sampling information, reports, site plans and any other documentation relevant to activities undertaken
    • Ensuring quality control policies and procedures are adhered to as part of maintenance of authorisation status and UKAS accreditation
    • Participating in quality assurance audit programme
    • Remaining up to date with asbestos legislation and industry best practice
    • Maintaining relevant qualification to operate within the asbestos industry
    • Organising and planning personal workload to ensure client requirements are satisfied
    • Supporting the business by working flexibly from Element offices or from client sites as required
    • Carrying out other duties as may be reasonably required

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Relevant asbestos related qualifications including P402 (or equivalent)
    • P401 qualification would be advantageous
    • Significant experience within a UKAS accredited company in Surveying
    • Good understanding of Health and Safety procedures and legislative guidance in relation to asbestos
    • Knowledge of UKAS practices and procedures
    • Knowledge and awareness of current trends and developments in the asbestos industry
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision
    • Logical and structured approach with excellent attention to detail
    • Confident approach with good interpersonal skills
    • Flexible attitude with a willingness to travel and stay away from home in remote locations as required
    • A full UK driving licence is essential as regular travel will be required

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses 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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