Assistant Technician

Location: Swindon

Salary: £commensurate with experience

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

Closing Date: Wednesday 22 December 2021

 

Introduction to WRc

WRc is one of the UK’s most innovative and independent environmental and engineering consultancies. Founded 90 years ago, we have a unique heritage. We are trusted by Government, industry, regulators, and the utilities to solve today’s most significant and urgent challenges in the fields of waste, water, gas and the natural environment. 

The Role

We are now looking to recruit an Assistant Technician to work full time.  This role will be based out of Swindon. Full training will be given.

Responsibilities:

To support the technical team in maintaining and setting up test rigs and carrying out tests to specified procedures and standards.

The specific tasks are as follows:

  • Carry out testing on water related products including water meters, flushable wipes, pipe samples and other equipment to defined procedures,
  • Help maintain test facilities – e.g. cleaning and servicing as required,
  • Help construct or adapt test facilities to enable new or equipment specific tests,
  • Support other practical or lab based work across WRc as required. 

Person specification:

  • Safety focussed
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Eye for detail
  • Methodical and able to follow procedures
  • Minimum HNC in engineering discipline
  • Electrical / electronic experience may be beneficial

Introduction to WRc Ltd

As part of the RSK Group, WRc Ltd is one of the world’s most innovative and independent scientific and engineering consultancies. Founded over 90 years ago, we have a unique heritage. We are trusted by Government, industry, regulators, and utility companies to solve today’s most significant and urgent challenges in the fields of water, gas, rail, waste, and the natural environment. 

The WRc Opportunity

We provide exciting opportunities for the right people to join us. You will play your part in our future by enabling us to achieve our commercial objectives through the delivery of customer-focused solutions. In return, you will be part of an organisation in which expertise is celebrated; an infectious passion for your specialist skillset is actively welcomed; and drive and performance are rewarded.

Culture & Benefits

In our welcoming and inclusive environment, at WRc we foster a culture where talented and motivated people are nurtured, encouraged and supported to succeed and develop their skills. We know that with the right people, we are able to build on our reputation for innovation and technical excellence. We welcome team members who bring new ways of thinking and fresh approaches to problem-solving as well as those who have a genuine passion for their specialist subject.

In return for your commitment, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • £commensurate with experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care
  • Regular training and career development 
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym membership, Holidays and Entertainment)

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please visit the RSK Group careers portal and click ‘apply’.  

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter. RSK is 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.

WRc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

For more information on the type of work that we do please visit wrcplc.co.uk and www.rskgroup.co.uk