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Geotechnical Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)

We are currently looking to recruit a Geotechnical Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term) to join our team.


Equipment Technician

Job Description

Make your mark as an Equipment Technician at Gardline!

Gardline Ltd currently has an opportunity for an Equipment Technician to join the team. The key objectives of the role are to develop, maintain, repair, assemble and test equipment for use in the field in preparation to acquire marine environmental data. Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

This position also provides the opportunity to work offshore for up to 60 days per year onboard our fleet of vessels.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and repair equipment received from field operations. Obtaining quotes for repair when required.
  • Able to spend up to 60 days offshore.
  • Assist in the composition of technical documentation, including equipment manuals, training material, procedures (SOP) and risk assessments.
  • Assist in the delivery of relevant training for equipment to Field Environmental Scientists (FES).
  • Be involved in Environmental equipment research and development.
  • Be a member of a team which provides out of hours support to the offshore teams.
  • Prepare and test equipment ready for dispatch to any vessel and assist in the packing of equipment and consumables for safe onward transportation.
  • Support Gardline and third party vessels vessel with mobilisation and demobilisation of equipment – this will include visiting vessels (which can be located worldwide).
  • Manufacture survey systems from parts lists/drawings.


Your qualities

You can make your mark as an Equipment Technician if you have:

  • Formal qualification in Electrical Engineering
  • BTEC L3 or equivalent
  • Good hardware knowledge of IT systems and software installation
  • Experience of MS Office products (particularly Word, and Excel)

Additional Information

What you can expect

  • A range of benefits: In addition to your salary and flexible work arrangements, you will receive an annual leave entitlement 22 days, increasing incrementally in line with length of service, a salary sacrifice pension scheme, access to private healthcare through Bupa as well as cycle to work and eye test schemes! 
  • Career opportunities: We challenge you every day to get better. Together we realise your full personal and professional career by creating development opportunities be that onshore or offshore. Being part of Gardline and the Boskalis Group provides access to a vast range of opportunities across the globe!
  • A warm welcome: We warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel at home as soon as possible. During your onboarding program, we give you all the ins and outs of Gardline!

Extra information

  • A full drivers’ license would be advantageous
  • Where you will work: Hewett Park, Hewett Road, Gapton Hall Industrial Estate, Great Yarmouth NR31 0NN
  • Fulltime job: The position of Equipment Technician is a fulltime role, 37.5 hours per week. You will also have the opportunity to spend up to 60 days offshore.
  • Procedure: All you need to do to apply for a job is to complete the online application process and send it to us along with your CV and cover letter. As soon as you have sent your application, you will receive a confirmation email. If both sides are happy to proceed after interview(s), we will make you an offer to join Gardline. After successfully completing all the steps in the procedure, we warmly welcome you to our organisation.

Want to know more?
We are more than happy to answer your questions about the position of  Equipment Technician. Please contact the Recruitment Team via


Please apply by filling in your details and by uploading your cover letter and CV on our careers site.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment and selection agencies. In general, we don’t appreciate acquisition and this also applies to Boskalis colleagues or associated Boskalis companies.

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