Trainee Environmental Technician - Oxford - £18-22k

£18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
20 Oct 2018
17 Nov 2018
Paul Turrall
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Trainee Environmental Technician - Oxford - £18-22k

£18,000 (rising to £22,000) + Benefits

My client was founded over 15 years ago and is now established as one of the UK's leading independent Environmental consultancies, specialising in protecting people at home and in the workplace through a range of surveying, testing and consultancy. Due to ongoing expansion, they are looking to recruit a Trainee Environmental Technician to join the team in Oxford.

The role of Trainee Environmental Technician will see you undertake training and professional qualifications within the field of Asbestos Analysis, with the long term aim of becoming a qualified Asbestos Consultant. The day to day role of the Asbestos Consultant involves travelling from site to site, carrying out air testing and using a microscope to count fibres in air samples. You will work closely with project managers to oversee Asbestos removal projects, and be involved in the ongoing growth of the business.

To be considered for the role of Trainee Environmental Technician, you will ideally have the following skills and experience:

  • GCSE Grade A-C in Science and Maths
  • Able to pass an enhanced DBS check (which the company will arrange during induction)
  • Full UK driving license
  • Able to analyse technical data and write reports
  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness to travel regionally and UK wide as required
  • Able to further career through professional examinations and audits

A starting basic salary of £18,000 is on offer, which rises to £20,000 upon qualification (usually 3-6 months) and to £22,000 after your first year. A company vehicle is provided along with an excellent benefits package and long term career progression opportunities.

For more information on the Trainee Environmental Technician role, please contact Paul Turrall at Penguin Recruitment on 0121 442 0640, or email your CV to Please also look at for more of our vacancies, along with my LinkedIn page and our Twitter page @penguinasbestos

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