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Test Engineer


RSK
Salary: £Commensurate with experience
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Job type: Contract/Locum
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Test Jobs
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Test Engineer

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £Commensurate with experience

Do you have what it takes?

Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy company providing services globally for over 30 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors.

The building sciences team has extensive experience in building fabric consultancy. Specialising in building envelope and environmental performance we have long established relationships with key clients including Bouygues, Lend Lease, Bam Construction, Carillion, Skanska, Kier. Our services include:

* advice on the design and construction of thermally efficient building fabric including airtightness and thermal performance

* numerical calculation of building component thermal performance

* advice and testing of acoustic separating components

* numerical calculation of thermal performance and condensation risk

* in-situ monitoring and evaluation of environment and component performance

Our services, which are used at every stage of the construction process, are tailored to assist end-user organisations, designers and contractors develop buildings that meet the ever more stringent performance specifications of the modern construction industry. These issues are now more important the ever before as focus shifts from new buildings to the updating and modernisation of existing building stock.

What you can expect in this position

You will have an appropriate construction or related technical qualifications and preferably have practical experience of construction technology gained through previous work placement. You will have knowledge of the fundamental products and processes encountered in construction and an awareness of sustainability and energy efficiency in construction. Most notably you will have a desire to develop your understanding of this area and a keen interest in developing skills related to the services listed above.

What you'll be doing:

As an engineer you would be expected to develop skills to enable you to provide the following as part of your role:

* Monitor Electronic Document Management Systems and obtain drawings and specifications as required, training will be provided

* Undertake area calculations in support of the site testing works

* Initially assist test engineers and consultants in the undertaking of site-based testing and monitoring services, and then deliver testing services by themselves

* Prepare and submit test reports

Working in a team or on your own, you will need to have good communication skills and have a flexible approach to work throughout the UK, with the ability to manage your own time. Regular travel and overnight stays throughout the UK should be expected.

What we're looking for:

* To have a basic awareness of construction technology including relevant techniques, products and processes

* Excellent verbal and written communication – the role will involve the preparation of quotations, test reports and liaising with various client representatives by telephone, email and on site

* IT literate – minimum Excel, Word, Outlook, a demonstrable ability to use non generic software such as AutoCad type packages would be an advantage

* Ability to prioritise workload

Qualifications/ Certification

* A practical mathematical ability (GCSE Maths C)

* Good communication skills (English GCSE C) or equivalent

* Full UK driving licence

* CSCS card preferred

Salary & benefits:

* £30,000 and a work Van

* Contributory Pension Scheme

* Free life assurance cover

* A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care

* We encourage Continuing Professional Development and, as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society or Institute of Civil Engineers, we are committed to supporting candidates along the pathway to Chartership.

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered. We also offer a flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care. Regular training and career development.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. For further information please contact Kate Hart, Senior HR Business Partner on--******or email -*******

At RSK we operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation, adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all. The company prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and enabling them to reach their full potential. Listed as being in the top 3 environmental consultancies and listed in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

Furthermore, retaining our employees is the building block of a successful organisation and we want to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working, social activities, and community involvement projects.

RSK is also committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Test Engineer

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £Commensurate with experience

Do you have what it takes?

Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy company providing services globally for over 30 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors.

The building sciences team has extensive experience in building fabric consultancy. Specialising in building envelope and environmental performance we have long established relationships with key clients including Bouygues, Lend Lease, Bam Construction, Carillion, Skanska, Kier. Our services include:

* advice on the design and construction of thermally efficient building fabric including airtightness and thermal performance

* numerical calculation of building component thermal performance

* advice and testing of acoustic separating components

* numerical calculation of thermal performance and condensation risk

* in-situ monitoring and evaluation of environment and component performance

Our services, which are used at every stage of the construction process, are tailored to assist end-user organisations, designers and contractors develop buildings that meet the ever more stringent performance specifications of the modern construction industry. These issues are now more important the ever before as focus shifts from new buildings to the updating and modernisation of existing building stock.

What you can expect in this position

You will have an appropriate construction or related technical qualifications and preferably have practical experience of construction technology gained through previous work placement. You will have knowledge of the fundamental products and processes encountered in construction and an awareness of sustainability and energy efficiency in construction. Most notably you will have a desire to develop your understanding of this area and a keen interest in developing skills related to the services listed above.

What you'll be doing:

As an engineer you would be expected to develop skills to enable you to provide the following as part of your role:

* Monitor Electronic Document Management Systems and obtain drawings and specifications as required, training will be provided

* Undertake area calculations in support of the site testing works

* Initially assist test engineers and consultants in the undertaking of site-based testing and monitoring services, and then deliver testing services by themselves

* Prepare and submit test reports

Working in a team or on your own, you will need to have good communication skills and have a flexible approach to work throughout the UK, with the ability to manage your own time. Regular travel and overnight stays throughout the UK should be expected.

What we're looking for:

* To have a basic awareness of construction technology including relevant techniques, products and processes

* Excellent verbal and written communication – the role will involve the preparation of quotations, test reports and liaising with various client representatives by telephone, email and on site

* IT literate – minimum Excel, Word, Outlook, a demonstrable ability to use non generic software such as AutoCad type packages would be an advantage

* Ability to prioritise workload

Qualifications/ Certification

* A practical mathematical ability (GCSE Maths C)

* Good communication skills (English GCSE C) or equivalent

* Full UK driving licence

* CSCS card preferred

Salary & benefits:

* £30,000 and a work Van

* Contributory Pension Scheme

* Free life assurance cover

* A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care

* We encourage Continuing Professional Development and, as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society or Institute of Civil Engineers, we are committed to supporting candidates along the pathway to Chartership.

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered. We also offer a flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care. Regular training and career development.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. For further information please contact Kate Hart, Senior HR Business Partner on--******or email -*******

At RSK we operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation, adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all. The company prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and enabling them to reach their full potential. Listed as being in the top 3 environmental consultancies and listed in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

Furthermore, retaining our employees is the building block of a successful organisation and we want to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working, social activities, and community involvement projects.

RSK is also committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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