Element Materials Technology

Asbestos Surveyor / Analyst

Job Locations UK-Somerset-Bridgwater


Element has an opportunity for an experienced Asbestos Surveyor / Analyst to work within the nuclear sector, based in the Somerset region. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Asbestos Surveyor / Analyst to further progress their career by joining one of the industry's leading testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world.


The successful candidate must hold P402, P403 and P404 (or equivalent) and have extensive experience of industrial properties. The role is required to carry out large complex industrial surveys and 4 stage clearance works using an electronic tablet based system as part of a team on nuclear sites within the Somerset Region, relying on your experience and knowledge to service client requests. This role will take an active role in the QA system and ensure that a high standard is maintained.



  • Conduct Four Stage Clearance, Air Monitoring / Fibre Counting
  • Carry out asbestos surveys (Demolition, Refurbishment and Management)
  • Work on a large asbestos removals project - reporting progress back to the Site manager on a daily basis.
  • Carry out re-inspections and ensuring the clients asbestos register is kept up to date and compliant.
  • Responsible for client interaction/meetings
  • Attend regular departmental meetings and toolbox talks.
  • Assist the Site Manager in their duties when required
  • Represent Element in a professional manner at all times
  • Collate and produce sampling information, reports, site plans and any other documentation relevant to activities undertaken
  • Ensure quality control policies and procedures are adhered to as part of maintenance of authorisation status and UKAS accreditation
  • Participate in quality assurance audit programme
  • Remain up to date with asbestos legislation and industry best practice
  • Maintain relevant qualification to operate within the asbestos industry
  • Organise and plan workload to ensure client requirements are satisfied
  • Support the business by working flexibly from Element offices or from client sites as required
  • Carry out other duties as may be reasonably required

Skills / Qualifications

  • As a minimum, applicant should possess BOHS P402, P403 & P404 or equivalent (BOHS P401, P405, P407, W504, or CCP Asbestos an advantage)
  • Proven experience working on large, complex industrial surveys
  • Proven experience working on large complex asbestos enclosures (both air monitoring support and 4SC works)
  • Proven experience of technical review of asbestos reports and air monitoring documentation
  • Significant experience within a UKAS accredited company in Four Stage Clearances and Air Monitoring in a variety of property types
  • 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
  • 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.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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