Lead Driller (Window Sampling)

The Exciting Opportunity:
Arcadis are looking for an Experienced Window Sampling Lead Driller to be based out of our Avonmouth, Bristol facility. 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 focus on the use of Window Sampling equipment but the opportunity to develop skills and capability of other rotary and percussive rigs is available to allow career development. The successful candidate would be expected to work independently, demonstrating leadership and taking a key role in the development of assistant drillers/second-men, and health and safety stewardship. The position will involve working away throughout the week with accommodation and subsistence provided.

What You have to Offer:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Land Drilling;
  • At least 3 years’ experience using window sampling methodologies;
  • Experience in Logging to BS5930 and knowledge of Eurocode 7 would be beneficial;
  • A full, clean driving licence (Category B) is essential with supplementary entitlement for C1+E and/or C as a minimum;
  • Valid CSCS Card.
  • It would also be beneficial to hold an SPA/PIA training card or Personal Track Safety (PTS) accreditations

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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