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11th September 2017 - Job Vacancies


Site Technician

 

ACS laboratories are a significant local employer with 30 years history in the Poole area. Please look at our website www.acsgroupofcompanies.co.uk for full details.

 

We hold a strong position within our industry and due to continued growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Site Technician to work alongside our current Site Testing team.

 

Key responsibilities to include:

  • Day to day on site construction materials testing on various products including fresh concrete, aggregates, soils and bituminous materials
  • A strong focus on quality and health and safety
  • Liaising with Clients and ACS office staff to undertake various in situ tests and present findings in a professional manner.
  • Driving to and from various sites across Southern England (full driving licence essential)

 

 

The candidate should have the following skills:

  • Enthusiastic, willingness to learn new tests and progress
  • The ability to work alone or within a team and communicate with other office staff members confidently and professionally
  • Full driving licence

 

The following skills are preferred but not essential:

  • Previous experience in a similar role (whether in a construction related or academic environment)
  • Technical knowledge of our industry or similar

 

 

The successful applicant would gain technical knowledge from the business, potentially enabling them to progress into senior roles within our construction site testing team.

 

Hours:   8:00 to 17:30, Monday to Friday

(with the opportunity to start earlier in the morning to avoid traffic and make travelling to sites more efficient)

This position may also include weekend work and night work

 

Salary:   Dependent on experience.

 

Please send your CV and covering letter including salary expectations to andy.bates@acstesting.co.uk

 

Laboratory Technician

 

ACS laboratories are a significant local employer with 30 years history in the Poole area. Please look at our website www.acsgroupofcompanies.co.uk for full details.

 

We hold a strong position within our industry and due to continued growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Laboratory Technician to work alongside our current Laboratory team.

 

Key responsibilities to include:

  • Day to day construction materials testing on various products including hardened concrete, aggregates, soils and bituminous materials
  • A strong focus on quality and health and safety
  • Data processing using general office programs and bespoke database laboratory system
  • Liaising with the Laboratory Supervisor and Senior Technicians to undertake various tasks and present findings in a professional manner
  • General laboratory duties

 

The candidate should have the following skills:

  • Enthusiastic, willingness to learn new tests
  • Good IT skills
  • The ability to work alone or within a team and communicate with other staff members and Supervisors confidently and professionally

 

The following skills are preferred but not essential:

  • Previous experience in a similar role (whether in a laboratory or academic environment)
  • Technical knowledge of our industry or similar

 

 

The successful applicant would gain technical knowledge from the business, potentially enabling them to progress into construction site testing or senior laboratory based roles.

 

Hours:   8:00 to 17:30, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturday mornings

(part time position would be considered)

 

Salary:   Dependent on experience.

 

Please send your CV and covering letter including salary expectations to andy.bates@acstesting.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

26th April 2016 - Pile Integrity Flyer


We are now offering an on-site Pile Integrity Testing service using Piletest’s Pile Echo Tester (PET) which uses the Pulse-Echo method (PEM) for quick pile integrity test (quality control) of a large number of piles.

Please see the datasheet in our download section.

To discuss your pile integrity testing requirements, please contact kevintiller@acstesting.co.uk

 

 

3rd December 2014 - UKAS Grant Extension to Scope to Accredidation


Following a recent visit the laboratory’s scope of accreditation has been extended to include:

SOIL TESTING – BS 1377: Part 7

Determination of shear strength by direct shear – large shear box method

 

ROCK TESTING – INTERNATION SOCIETY for ROCK MECHANICS SUGGESTED METHODS      

Determination of water content
Determination of porosity and density
Determination of point load strength
Determination of uniaxial compressive strength and deformability

For full details of our UKAS scope of accredidation, click here.

 

 

14th May 2014 - Current Vacancies


Laboratory Technician

Duties to include preparing and testing a range of construction materials samples including aggregates, concrete, soils and bituminous materials. Full training and uniform provided.



Senior Site Technician Ideally experienced in carrying out plate loading tests, CBR tests, soil & aggregate sampling and other in situ testing of construction and earthworks materials. Full training and uniform / equipment provided.



Please send details to kevin.tiller@acstesting.co.uk