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Technician (Aggregates and Asphalt)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.  

We are currently looking for a Technician (Aggregates and Asphalt) to join our friendly team based at Tarmac Santon Asphalt Plant in Scunthorpe. The role of Technician (Aggregates and Asphalt) is working on site as part of a team that supports operations at our Santon Plant as well as Tarmac Hull Asphalt Plant. As well as Scunthorpe, this role is accessible from Brigg, Barton-upon-Humber, Thorne, Goole, Brough, Hull, Immingham, Grimsby, Doncaster, Lincoln and the surrounding areas. 

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.  

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Senior Technician, the role of Technician (Aggregates and Asphalt) will be responsible for:  

  • Sampling and testing of various construction materials (aggregates and asphalt) on a daily basis where accuracy will be paramount. 

  • Testing will be carried out to the highest safety standards and within your manual handling capabilities  

  • At times, visiting other Tarmac sites to carry out various sampling and testing duties  

  • The majority of material testing carried out within the laboratory, which will include ovens, furnaces, sieves (with a mechanical shaker), weighing apparatus, chemicals and other scientific based equipment  

  • Ensuring the quality of the materials is monitored at all times for both internal and external customers 

  • Adhering to company Health and Safety procedures at all times 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the role of Technician (Aggregates and Asphalt) will have laboratory experience gained within the construction sector and will possesses knowledge of aggregate and / or asphalt testing and production. We do however welcome applications from candidates without experience as full training will be provided. 

This role Technician role is not a typical ‘lab coat’ laboratory type of role – it is a vital hands-on site-based role, wearing PPE and working in a small team closely supporting our operational asphalt plants. 

Suitable candidates for the role of Technician (Aggregates and Asphalt) will:  

  • Be hard working and self-motivated  

  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to liaise with stakeholders of varying seniority levels 

  • Be accurate in their work and demonstrate strong attention to detail 

  • Have the ability to identify potential risks/issues (training will be provided) 

  • Be able to work independently and to collaborate as part of a wider team 

  • Be IT literate 

  • Possess a good numerical aptitude (handling calculations/interpreting results) 

  • Be flexible in their working approach 

  • Be Health and Safety conscious 

Why Us

In addition to the role of Technician (Aggregates and Asphalt) we also offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits including: 

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 

  • Contributory pension scheme 

  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 

  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 

  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and menopause 

  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


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Tarmac Trading Limited

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