Trainee Materials Technician

An opportunity has arisen to support our Construction Materials Testing business as a Trainee Materials Technician. You will be based at our Aston Clinton Laboratory in Aylesbury where you will be given the opportunity to work on some of the UKs largest projects, testing a wide range of construction materials.

Responsibilities and Activities: 

·       Testing of various construction materials e.g. soils, aggregates, concrete and asphalt

·       Completion of test sheets and data entry into tablets

·       Liaise with senior members of staff on work schedules and testing schedules

·       Work within in-house QA systems

·       Maintain high levels of health and safety in line with company policies 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


·       Good communication skills both written and verbal

·       Manual handling and physical activity is a daily requirement – Samples can weigh in excess of 15kg

·       Must be confident to work in a team environment 


·       Previous experience in a UKAS laboratory or testing environment

·       Knowledge of testing standards and processes 


GCSE Maths and English or equivalent

Role: Trainee Materials Technician

Location: Aston Clinton, Aylesbury

Duration: Permanent

Hours: Full time 40 hrs

Salary: Competitive  

Overtime: Rate paid at x1.25 over 40hrs Mon-Fri (x1.5 Sat & x2.0 Sun & Bank Hols)

Benefits: 25 days holiday + bank holidays; continuous training and development; death in service scheme; financial wellbeing scheme; family friendly and health and wellbeing policies; work life balance company culture; mental health first aiders and many more.

We are Igne Group Limited, a synergetic amalgamation of six companies, renowned within our respective fields, with over 350 years of combined experience. A one-stop-shop for pre- and post-construction services. Igne’s six service categories are: site investigation, testing, unexploded ordnance, water wells, geothermal, and geo-environmental.

Igne was formed to offer actionable insight and critical services available on time, on budget, and on scope. By uniting SafeLane UK UXO, WB&AD Morgan, Raeburn Drilling and Geotechnical (including the Northern branch), Terra Tek, DTS Raeburn, and Allied Exploration and Geotechnics, Igne offers strength in depth and breadth of services and capabilities. It offers stand-alone or fully integrated services and can support an entire project’s lifecycle.

If you feel like joining an innovative, fast paced and dedicated team who are making a difference, send us your up-to-date CV to, we would love to hear from you.

We are committed to equal opportunities for all staff. Applications are encouraged regardless of age, sex, disability, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships. 


LocationAston Clinton, Aylesbury

TitleTrainee Materials Technician


HoursFull Time

How to apply

Please Contact Sharon Hemingway - Head of HR

Contact NameSharon Hemingway

Tel0371 789 1000