Asbestos Analyst in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Applying for the Asbestos Analyst role

Established in 1983, Premiere People operates a network of 22 branches and 14 on-site locations throughout the UK and Ireland. Premiere People can provide you with a complete solution for all your recruitment needs. From ad-hoc cover for the day, to a full Managed Service Solution. We are one of the country's leading suppliers of high quality temporary and permanent staff to both the private and public sectors. Having built a reputation for a dedicated, professional and reliable service that is totally focused on the interests of those we serve, we also strive to lead the way in terms of new technology and innovation. Acquired by the Cordant Group of companies in 2007, we are now one of the largest independently owned recruitment agencies in the UK . The buying power of a group with a £400m turnover, combined with back office processes that are lean and efficient, allows us to deliver extremely cost effective recruitment solutions. Our in house capabilities help us to respond quickly and efficiently, providing flexible recruitment solutions tailored precisely to your needs. You can depend on top quality people and outstanding service because our aim is to meet and exceed your expectations. We specialise in providing temporary, interim and permanent staffing solutions across the following sectors: Industrial Sales and Call Centres Office staff Health and safety Environmental, Renewables, Asbestos Information Technology Catering and Hospitality Accountancy & Finance Occupational Health Engineering Nursing and Care HR Welfare to Work
Job Title: Asbestos Analyst
Location: Edinburgh / Edinburgh
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Construction & Property
Sub Sector: Asbestos Surveyor
Job Reference No: 433668

Job Description

Asbestos Analyst
£25 -£28K per annum depending on experience
Edinburgh / Central Belt
37.5 hours per week
Annual Leave: 25 days plus 9 statutory days
Group Personal Pension and associated benefits

Our client is a major independent centre of scientific excellence in the fields of occupational and environmental health, hygiene and safety.
Their mission is to benefit those at work and in the community by providing quality research, consultancy and training in health, hygiene and safety and by maintaining our independent, impartial position as an international centre of excellence. Their work is of the highest quality, meeting or surpassing regulatory standards, and many of their services are UKAS accredited.

They offer a comprehensive range of on-site and laboratory services:
- Asbestos management including building surveys, clearance testing, health and safety management of asbestos removal, method statements, asbestos management and control, policy preparation and training
- Assessment of personal protective equipment (PPE), including respiratory face fit testing
- Clinical Occupational Health Services: medical examinations, pre-employment medicals, health surveillance
- Ergonomics services, including display screen equipment (DSE), manual handling, risk assessments
- Laboratory services, including mineralogy, analytical chemistry and immunology
- Occupational Hygiene services, including COSHH and noise assessments

Their team includes doctors, nurses, chemists, physicists, ergonomists, asbestos specialists and occupational hygienists. Their professional skills are backed up by specialist laboratory and information services, and a quality system regulated by the UK Accreditation Service.

Job Purpose

To provide comprehensive surveying and analytical services to a wide range of clients. Reporting to Section Head, Asbestos (Scotland)

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The post holder will be involved in the following areas of work:

• Sampling and Surveys of asbestos in buildings (Management and Refurbishment/Demolition); HSG264
• Reassessments of asbestos materials in buildings
• Asbestos in air measurement and fibre counting, including Certificate of Reoccupation
• Supervising large asbestos works
• Assisting with the provision of asbestos awareness training, asbestos briefings, tool box talks and other basic training for working safely with asbestos
• Ensuring appropriate records are maintained
• Liaising with clients, clients’ staff and the clients’ contractors
• Working within the company's UKAS accreditation for sampling and analysis, as appropriate

This role involves working to Quality Management Systems and UKAS accreditation within small project teams of asbestos site analysts and surveyors and servicing a range of local and national clients in both the public and private sector. The post holder must be able to work as part of a professional team comprising clients, their advisors and contractors and other staff.

The post holder should have experience in asbestos service and consultancy work, preferably with at least P403 and P404 BOHS modules, preferably P402 aswell.

The role will involve travelling and working at weekends and other unsocial hours as required from time to time.

Approved overtime and travel and subsistence costs are payable.

Person Specification

• P403 and P404 qualifications
• Preferably P402 and S301 aswell
• 6 months minimum related work within a UKAS accredited organisation
• MS office packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Report Writing
• Organisation skills
• Commercial Skills
• People management desirable
• Project management desirable
• Ability to develop good relationships with clients and representatives at all levels
• Excellent communication skills with English Language
• Full driving licence

To apply contact:

Luan Green
Health, Safety, Environmental, Asbestos Recruiter
Premiere People

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