Field Technician, South of England - Sports Labs

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Sports Labs carry out the certification of Sports surfaces, facilities and systems for national governing bodies such as FIFA, World Rugby, World Athletics, FIH and ITF.

With a reputation for excellence, we work with prestigious clients around the world to deliver cutting-edge solutions.

Field Technician (reports to Field Manager)

£ Competitive

You will be become an integral team member of the busy field-testing department, responsible for the testing and certification of pitch construction installations both domestically and internationally to relevant governing body and industry standards.
Main Duties will include the testing and reporting of site inspections. Including but not limited to, final performance testing on synthetic sports surfaces, key stage inspections for construction, checking and certifying that installed materials are to specification and the quality of the installation.


  • Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Experience of synthetic sports surfaces testing would be advantageous
  • Hold a valid UK drivers License and Passport
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Good communication skills and be a team player with reliability and flexibility being essential for this position
  • Heavy lifting may be required for certain items of equipment
  • The role is varied, and the right candidate will have a flexible approach to the working week which may often require additional hours to meet deadlines or the occasional weekend day
  • The role may also require occasional travel overseas

In order to carry out the role required, you will be expected to travel on your own or as part of a team, across the UK and internationally when required, to carry out field testing and other duties. The role is ideally suited to someone with a background in construction materials testing or prior experience in testing synthetic sports surfaces.It is based in the main site and will have limited time in an office environment or working from home.

39 hours per week
8-5: Mon to Thurs
8-4: Friday

Send your full CV andletter of application to :

Closing Date: 31 August 2023