Element Materials Technology

Asbestos Surveyor / Analyst

Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Berkeley


Element has an opportunity for an Asbestos Analyst/Surveyor to join our growing team. 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.



  • Provides technical and legislative  knowledge , and supports client and business requirements for asbestos surveying and asbestos management
  • Is accountable for the accurate and timely release of data and certification to clients including  technical review as acceptable but will be expected to propose guidance for review in non-routine situations
  • Oversees more complex  technical problem solving activities
  • Interacts with customers on technical and legislative  issues and questions
  • Provides input and support on business development opportunities with new and existing customers
  • Able to lead asbestos survey work up to industrial refurbishment and demolition surveys competently and without significant guidance or supervision
  • Takes initiative and, in most cases, does not need to wait for further instruction Able to decide on and implement appropriate methods and protocols

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
  • Be able to qualify for and retain a security clearance
  • P402, P403, P404 (P401 or P405 would be a bonus)


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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