Assistant Driller

The Exciting Opportunity:
Arcadis are looking for an Assistant Driller (aka “Second-man”) based in our Avonmouth Depot, Bristol. Join our team and we’ll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go

Overview of Role:
The position would involve working throughout the UK across a variety of sites and sectors including manufacturing, petrochemical and construction environments.

The work will include rotary drilling and/or dynamic/windowless sampling with supporting duties around in-situ testing, sampling, health and safety stewardship.

What You have to Offer:

  • A full, clean driving licence (Category B) is essential, preferably supplemented with Category B+E, C1+E, or C entitlement.
  • The following competencies/accreditations would be beneficial: CSCS, SPA/PIA, Personal Track Safety (PTS). The required training will be provided in any event.
  • The position will involve working away throughout the week with accommodation and subsistence provided.
  • Please note that although the majority of work will be away, daily commuting to Avonmouth may be required at times; therefore, the successful candidate will reside within a reasonable commute from the depot.

Why Arcadis:
Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate €2.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please visit:

Arcadis UK now incorporates the Hyder and EC Harris brands.

What We Offer: 
We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.  In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

For some levels, PMI and Income Protection is paid for
Highly competitive salary
Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell
One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Matched Pension, up to 8%
Interest free Season Ticket Loan
Flexible Benefits Allowance, with the option of spending this on:

Private healthcare
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare vouchers
And Lots more!

Annual Professional Subscription Paid
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
Long Term Service Awards
Discretionary Bonus
Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make

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