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Trainee CPT Operator

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

A Trainee CPT Operator role working with a front runner in the arena of geotechnical site investigation. Working with us will provide you a great opportunity to travel the UK, supported with an excellent salary and benefits package.

Location:  Nationwide, UK
Contract type:  Permanent
Job title:  Trainee CPT Operator
Department:  Engineering



  • Assist with the operation of CPT machinery and computer software
  • Ensure accurate, timely completion and return of daily paperwork and test data
  • Undertake daily/routine maintenance and inspection of company equipment and vehicles when working on site
  • Fault finding when working with the CPT equipment on site and liaising with office-based managers to resume business in good time
  • Assist in preparation of equipment for mobilisation and demobilisation at the end of a project
  • In conjunction with workshop staff, ensure equipment is calibrated and fit for use
  • Undertake general duties in the workshop, yard and office as required
  • Any other duties appropriate to this level of post to ensure legal compliance or as agreed with the line manager


  • Be willing to travel away from home
  • A flexible approach to work – you will be expected to travel away from home Monday to Friday, to work early mornings, late nights and occasionally weekends
  • IT skills/computer literate
  • Clean Full UK driving licence (HGV preferable)
  • Current passport
  • Effective team member
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Basic mechanical knowledge
  • Understanding of the different services Lankelma provide
  • Good time management
  • Be self-motivated and able to work on own initiative


  • Full training and support
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare insurance
  • DIS scheme
  • Opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications

To apply for the role:

Please send your CV and cover letter to

Lankelma is a high quality company offering high quality values and benefits. We are an equal opportunities company.

We look forward to hearing from you!