About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That’s why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ.     We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees.     Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year.     Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?

Assisting the Engineering Team with the production of technically sound design solutions, including all associated reporting and administration.

What will this role involve?

To assistin administrative duties associated with materials testing and reporting.To respond to all customer queries.To prepare site packs using word processing, spreadsheets, databases and geographical information systemsTo maintain management information and financial systems.To use Laboratory Management System software to enter sample data, run test data and produce test certificatesRetrieval of statutory undertakers’ information.Operation of financial systems including preparation and processing of purchase orders and invoices.Assistance with collection and analysis of performance management and audit information.Administration of health and safety procedures.Assist with daily post, to include opening and recording of incoming post as well as assist with preparation of sample containers to be posted out to clients.Maintain appropriate filing systems under a Quality Management System.Being prepared to undertake further training as and when required.To undertake material classification and testing of materials both within and outside the Laboratory in accordance with required standards, as directed by the Senior Technician or Testing Manager.Occasional heavy lifting is required.

What are we looking for?

Knowledge and/or experience of technical administrationAppropriate degree of computer literacy including experience of Microsoft Office software packagesExperience of working under an accredited Quality Management SystemExperience of technical reporting is desired but not essential, training will be provided.Knowledge of Laboratory Management Systems is desired but not essential, training will be provided.Knowledge and understanding of testing standards and material specifications is desired but not essential, training will be provided.Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teamGood communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written)Ability to work under pressure and achieve daily / weekly / monthly targetsCommitment to personal and employee developmentThe ability to exercise sound judgement in non-routine situationsTeam worker/playerCustomer management