Careers

Introduction

Hydracrat aims to constantly attract talented, dedicated and reliable individuals to join our team.

Many of our drillers have several decades of experience after initially starting with us as young adults, whilst our office team have served on some of Scotland’s largest development and infrastructure projects.

We offer employment opportunities to people of all ages with the prospect of training and professional development.

If you are interested in working with us, please apply for one of our current vacancies.

Current Vacancies

Site Hours:

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8am – 4.30pm or as required.

Description:

Hydracrat is looking for an enthusiastic and reliable individual to join our team of drillers.

Ideal candidates will be experienced as rotary lead drillers or foreman rotary drillers and qualified as such.

Regular projects will include ground investigations, water wells and geothermal with techniques for rotary open-hole, rotary core and borehole installations to be deployed to a high standard.

Suitable candidates will ideally have recent relevant experience in the drilling industry.

Additional requirements:

  • Must have a full UK driver’s licence and access to transport to get to our premises in Cleland if required.
  • Must be safety aware and prepared to work on strictly managed sites.
  • Prepared to work away from home when required and undergo random drugs and alcohol testing when requested.
  • Comfortable working in a busy environment with lifting/shifting of tools and heavy loads.
  • Must be a comfortable working as part of a team.
  • Experience in operating a mechanical digger and machinery may be a distinct advantage.

Relevant qualifications include: CSCS, NVQ, CPCS, NRSWA, Manual Handling, First Aid. Training can be provided to suitable candidates.

An immediate start is available for the right candidate.

Site Hours:

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8am – 4.30pm or as required.

Description:

Hydracrat is looking for an enthusiastic and reliable individual to join our team of geotechnical and exploration drillers.

Ideal candidates would be experienced as land drilling assistants or trainee lead drillers and qualified as such.

Regular projects will include ground investigations, water wells and geothermal. The Assistant Driller will be expected to work with the Lead Driller to ensure techniques for rotary open-hole, rotary core and borehole installations are deployed to a high standard.

Suitable candidates will ideally have some relevant experience in the drilling industry.

Additional requirements:

  • Must have a full UK driver’s licence and access to transport to get to our premises in Cleland if required.
  • Must be safety aware and prepared to work on strictly managed sites.
  • Prepared to work away from home when required and undergo random drugs and alcohol testing when requested.
  • Comfortable working in a busy environment with lifting/shifting of tools and heavy loads.
  • Must be a comfortable working as part of a team.
  • Experience in operating a mechanical digger and machinery may be a distinct advantage.

Relevant qualifications include: CSCS, NVQ, CPCS, NRSWA, Manual Handling, First Aid, etc. but training can be provided to suitable candidates.

An immediate start is available for the right candidate.

Type: Full Time / Permanent

Site Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8am – 4.30pm or as required.

About Us: Hydracrat is one of Scotland’s most prominent land drilling contractors. Founded in 1960, we are employed to provide ground investigation, mineral exploration, geothermal and water well services on development sites throughout Scotland.

Description:

Hydracrat is looking for an enthusiastic and reliable individual to join our team of support staff.

The Plant Fitter will work primarily from our base in Cleland with opportunities to travel to sites in some fantastic locations across the Central Belt and wider Scotland.

The role with primarily entail servicing, maintenance, upgrades and repairs to our fleet of drilling rigs, auxiliary vehicles and light commercial vehicles.

Candidates should be experienced as a plant fitter with knowledge of key areas such as hydraulics, air compressors, welding and so on.

The role offers a variety with opportunities for further learning and training.

  • Must have a full UK driver’s license and access to transport to get to our premises in Cleland if required.
  • Must be safety aware and prepared to work on strictly managed sites.
  • Trailer license would be beneficial.
  • Comfortable working in a busy environment and with a “can do” attitude.
  • Must be a comfortable working as part of a team.
  • Experience in operating hydraulic excavator / JCB 3CX and machinery would be a distinct advantage.
  • Candidates should live within a reasonable commuting distance from our base in Cleland.

Relevant qualifications include: CSCS, workshop qualifications, Manual Handling, First Aid, etc. but training can be provided to suitable candidates.

Benefits:

  • Generous salary (salary on application)
  • Company pension
  • Company vehicle
  • Life cover
  • 28 days total holiday

CV must be included with application.

An immediate start is available for the right candidate.

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