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Stack Emissions Testing Technician
Luton (Full Time, Permanent)

Stack Emissions Testing Technician - Luton
About us

Element and Exova have become one.

Element Materials Technology (Element) and Exova Group Limited (Exova) have joined forces to create one, world-class global testing services partner. The combined group is the leading provider in materials testing, product qualification testing, consulting and certification services to the international Aerospace, Fire & Building Products, Infrastructure & Environment, Oil & Gas as well as Transportation & Industrials sectors. The group will consist of more than 6,200 employees, operating out of 200 laboratories, located in more than 30 countries across 5 continents.

Nothing in the world happens without testing. The food we eat. The water we drink. The car we drive. The flight we catch. In any given day, the work we do affects billions of people. We touch billions of lives – but most of them never realise it. Although our profile is low, our work is critical to public safety. It plays a key role in making the world safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Our Role

The Stack Emissions Testing Technician will visit industrial facilities in the UK, Ireland, and abroad, to undertake stack emissions testing in accordance with international standards, our ISO 17025 accredited Quality Management System (QMS), and MCERTS.

You will work under the direct supervision of the Stack Emissions Testing Team Leader during site visits and report to the respective Regional Manager.

What are we looking for?

Main responsibilities will include:
• Support to Team Leader during on-site sampling and monitoring activities
• Driving to client sites
• Site inductions and participation in risk assessments
• Accessing monitoring locations and setting up equipment
• Operation of sampling and test equipment to measure emission levels
• Collation of site information relating to the monitoring and corresponding process activities
• Interaction and communication with customer contacts, regulators, etc
• Adherence to company and client health and safety protocols
• Cleaning, preparation, repair, calibration and maintenance of test equipment
• Maintaining stocks of consumable items
• Handling and shipment of samples to laboratories
• Maintenance of numerous records in accordance with our accredited QMS

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have an interest in environmental monitoring and industrial processes. A degree in Environmental Science or related discipline and experience in a similar role would be advantageous, however full training will be provided. A full driving license is essential as extensive travel, including overnight stays, will be involved.

You will be a good team player with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and develop. You will be comfortable working outdoors, at heights, in physically strenuous situations, and where manual handling of scientific equipment is required. Attention to detail and a desire to provide excellent customer service are desirable characteristics of the successful candidate.

We are an equal opportunities employer.