Element Materials Technology

Environmental Technician

Job Locations UK-Bedfordshire-Luton
ID
2021-7854

Overview

Element has an opportunity for an Environmental Technician whose prime responsibility is to assist the regional environmental field services department in environmental testing and reporting at project sites.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support the Team Leader during on-site sampling and monitoring activities
  • Driving to client sites
  • Site inductions and participation in risk assessments
  • Accessing monitoring locations and setting up equipment
  • Operation of sampling and test equipment to measure emission levels
  • Collation of site information relating to the monitoring and corresponding process activities
  • Interaction and communication with customer contacts, regulators, etc
  • Adherence to company and client health and safety protocols
  • Cleaning, preparation, repair, calibration and maintenance of test equipment
  • Maintaining stocks of consumable items
  • Handling and shipment of samples to laboratories
  • Maintenance of numerous records in accordance with our accredited QMS

Skills / Qualifications

  • Interest in environmental monitoring and industrial processes
  • A degree in Environmental Science or related discipline
  • Experience in a similar role would be advantageous, however full training will be provided
  • A full driving license is essential as extensive travel, including overnight stays, will be involved
  • You will be a good team player with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and develop
  • You will be comfortable working outdoors, at heights, in physically strenuous situations, and where manual handling of scientific equipment is required
  • Attention to detail and a desire to provide excellent customer service are desirable characteristics of the successful candidate

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Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 6,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.

 

When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.

 

While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.

 

Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

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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