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Current Roles

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Data Analyst (Current)

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Senior Geophysicist (Current)

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Utility Services Surveyor (Current)

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Electronics Technician (Current)

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Stores Assistant full or part-time (Current)

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Speculative Roles

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Geophysicist (Speculative)

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Geophysical Technician (Speculative)

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Systems Engineer (Speculative)

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Risk Assessor (Speculative)

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Visual Data Processor (Temporary Position)

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Current Roles

Data Analyst (Current)

We are looking for a data analyst to join our Oxfordshire based team.

 

At Zetica, our Rail department provides track condition data to customers based all around the world in order to support railway maintenance activities. To do so we capture data using the latest technologies and utilise techniques such as Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Mobile Terrestrial Laser Scanning (MTLS) and panoramic imagery. This is an exciting and varied role that will require processing, analysing and presenting data in ways that can provide additional insight to our customers.

 

Skills

 

We will provide all relevant training on the various data types, but the following core skills are required:

 

  • Proficient in either MATLAB or Python
  • Experience with data visualisation software such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Experience performing statistical analyses
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to report the results of surveys in a clear and concise manner

In addition, the following skills would be desirable in this role:

 

  • Geophysics experience, especially with ground penetrating radar (GPR)
  • Post processing of GPS/INS data.
  • Familiarity with GIS software, such as ArcGIS or QGIS.
  • Experience interpreting 3D point cloud data, e.g. for terrain modelling or asset mapping
  • AutoCAD
  • Exposure to SQL databases, especially database design and optimisation.
  • Knowledge of machine learning
  • Familiarity with version control

Please send a copy of your CV and Covering Letter to recruitment@zetica.com FAO Miss Amber Fissenden.

 

Due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 crisis, these roles are currently only available for applicants who permanently reside in the UK

Senior Geophysicist (Current)

Are you a highly experienced geophysicist looking for a new opportunity? Do you have lots of experience in near-surface geophysical investigations to share with a talented and enthusiastic team of geophysicists?

Then you might be our next Senior Geophysicist

 

Zetica

We are the UK’s leading independent geophysical specialist, providing environmental and engineering geophysical solutions to a wide range of construction, infrastructure and engineering clients. Renowned for our innovative solutions, breadth of capability, and for going the extra mile, we are the ‘go-to’ geophysical service provider for many of the UK’s largest engineering and environmental consultancies and site investigation contractors.

The company’s success is due in no small part to a strong team ethos combining the resources of our geophysics, systems engineering, RnD and administration teams, with an enviable geophysical survey equipment inventory and a purpose-built office to covet.

You

We are looking for experienced, highly motivated, inquisitive, and meticulous geophysicists  to help us provide the rigorous and informative site investigations that are critical to the success of our clients’ projects. You will have a broad knowledgebase in geophysical surveying and be enthusiastic about sharing this knowledge with our growing team.

We will expect you to have a good technical base, including a post graduate degree in Geophysics, combined with a number of years’ experience in near surface, high resolution geophysical surveys. You will have extensive experience in collecting, processing, interpreting and reporting on geophysical investigations for environmental or engineering applications using most of the following techniques:

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
  • Electromagnetics (EM)
  • Magnetometry
  • Microgravity
  • Electrical methods (e.g. DC Resistivity, Induced Polarisation)
  • Seismic methods (e.g. seismic refraction, borehole seismics, surface wave seismics).

You should be experienced in using relevant geophysical data processing and interpretation software packages such as Oasis Montaj, ReflexW, SurfSeis and Res2DInv. Any experience in mapping or GIS packages (AutoCAD, Microstation, ArcGIS, QGIS or similar) is an advantage as is proficiency in Matlab or Python.

Alongside a scientific and enquiring mind, you will have good commercial awareness and be comfortable talking about technical concepts with customers and consultants. You will also have a friendly and approachable persona.

 

Due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 crisis, these roles are currently only available for applicants who permanently reside in the UK

Utility Services Surveyor (Current)

We welcome applications for experienced utility service surveyors to join our growing utilities and geophysics team.

 

We are the UK’s leading independent geophysical specialist, providing utilities mapping, environmental and engineering geophysical surveys, and unexploded ordnance services to a wide range of construction, infrastructure and engineering clients. Renowned for our innovative solutions, breadth of capability, and for going the extra mile, we are the ‘go-to’ provider for many of the UK’s largest engineering and environmental consultancies, site investigation contractors and infrastructure owners.

 

The company’s success is due in no small part to a strong team ethos combining the resources of our teams, with an enviable equipment inventory and a purpose-built office to covet.

 

We are looking for people with at least 2 years’ experience of providing PAS-128 and TSA compliant utilities mapping surveys.  You will have a QCF Level 3 (or better) in utilities mapping and be proficient in routine techniques such as EML, RFL, GPR and surveying.  Experience in other detection techniques is an advantage.

 

You will ideally be an experienced AutoCAD user, with an ability to provide high quality BIM compliant deliverables.  Experience in back-office processing of datasets such as GPR, including interpretation and reporting is also desirable.

You will be involved in projects at all stages, and will have ample opportunity to expand your knowledge within the geophysics team, progressing your career within a friendly and supportive team.

 

You will be based at our new office in Eynsham, Oxfordshire. Most of your work will relate to UK projects, but the opportunity to be involved in international projects is likely to arise. A valid UK driving licence is essential.

 

To get a better understanding about what Zetica does, please visit our websites www.zetica.com   www.zeticauxo.com and www.zeticarail.com

 

We offer competitive salaries subject to experience and other benefits including a health cash plan.

 

If you would like to join our team, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you think your previous experience will be useful in our company to recruitment@zetica.com FAO Miss Amber Fissenden.

 

Post open, no end date.

 

Due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 crisis, these roles are currently only available for applicants who permanently reside in the UK

Electronics Technician (Current)

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our team in Eynsham near Oxford. You will be involved in a variety of tasks supporting our railway asset scanning car (RASC) systems and other geophysical survey equipment that we use in the UK and around the world.

 

Your primary roles will include:

 

  • Mechanical repairs to all survey platforms.
  • Repairs of cables and electrical connectors.
  • Maintenance, assembly and testing of our RASC systems.
  • General support to keep all our survey equipment in good condition.

 

We need somebody with practical experience of general electronics, basic mechanical engineering, and good computing skills. Any experience in mechanical design, embedded software and familiarity with using GPS systems would be a bonus

You will need to be self-motivated, work on initiative and good problem solver.

 

You must have a valid UK driver’s licence and a passport with a willingness to travel, often at short notice, nationally as well as internationally.

 

More information on the type of projects we undertake can be found at www.zeticarail.com and www.zetica.com.

 

We offer competitive salaries subject to experience and other benefits including a health cash plan.

 

If you would like to join our team, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you think your previous experience will be useful in our company to recruitment@zetica.com FAO Miss Amber Fissenden.

 

Due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 crisis, these roles are currently only available for applicants who permanently reside in the UK

Stores Assistant full or part-time (Current)

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to assist our team managing our equipment and premises.

 

Based at our offices in Eynsham, your role will be varied and you will need to be flexible, reacting at short notice in order to support our teams in the field.

 

Working with our Equipment Coordinator, you will undertake a number of task to include (but not limited to):-

 

  • Ensuring our survey equipment is in good condition.
  • Undertaking basic mechanical and electrical repairs to equipment.
  • Undertaking basic maintenance of our premises.
  • Keeping the equipment storage/maintenance areas clean and tidy.
  • Undertaking routine vehicle checks and basic maintenance.
  • Arrange and receive deliveries.

 

You will need a valid UK driving licence as you will on occasion visit site to deliver equipment, assist site teams, and collect vehicles.

 

You will need to be self-motivated, work on initiative and good problem solver.

If you prefer a part-time role, we can adjust the responsibilities to suit.  You will however need to be particularity flexible in working times as priorities can change at short notice.

 

Experience in Microsoft Office (inc. Excel) is essential. Experience in PAT testing is a bonus.

 

You must have a valid UK driver’s licence and ideally a passport with a willingness to travel, often at short notice, nationally as well as internationally.

 

More information on the type of projects we undertake can be found at www.zetica.com www.zeticarail.com and www.zeticauxo.com.

 

We offer competitive salaries subject to experience and other benefits including a health cash plan.

 

If you would like to join our team, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you think your previous experience will be useful in our company to recruitment@zetica.com FAO Miss Amber Fissenden.

 

Due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 crisis, these roles are currently only available for applicants who permanently reside in the UK

Speculative Roles

Geophysicist (Speculative)

We welcome speculative applications to join our growing near-surface geophysics and utility services survey team. We have a range of potential posts accommodating different levels of experience.

 

We are looking for a number of people to join our growing near-surface geophysics and utility services survey team.  We have a range of potential posts accommodating different levels of experience.

 

We are looking for people with experience in geophysical investigations for environmental or engineering applications and/or utility services detection and mapping.

 

You will ideally have experience in techniques such as ground penetrating radar (GPR), electromagnetics (EM), magnetometry, microgravity, electrical methods, seismic methods, radio frequency location, utilities recognition.  We do not expect you to have experience in all of these techniques, only those applicable to your past roles and experience.  Some experience of data processing, interpretation and reporting for these techniques is also desirable.

 

You will be involved in projects at all stages, with training provided where required.  We undertake a broad range of projects including surveys for transport infrastructure and for engineering, geotechnical, geological and environmental purposes, as well as unexploded ordnance (UXO) and utility services detection.  You will have ample opportunity to expand your knowledge and progress your career within a friendly and supportive team.

 

You will be based at our new office in Eynsham, Oxfordshire. Most of your work will relate to UK projects, but the opportunity to be involved in international projects is likely to arise. A valid UK driving licence is essential.

Salary is dependent on experience and will be subject to review after 6 and 12 months.  Your performance and development will be reviewed yearly there-on as a matter of course, to ensure your career progression.  Salary enhancements include:-

 

  • Project-related incentive scheme (paid for projects completed on time and to budget).
  • Companywide profit share scheme.
  • Daily ‘in the pocket’ field allowance of ~£16.80 per day.
  • Medical cash scheme (for expenses for dentistry/opticians etc).

 

All field expenses etc. are paid by the company either directly or through use of a company credit card.

 

Agreed overtime of double-time for nights/Sundays and bank holidays, time and a half on Saturdays. 25 days annual leave, increasing a day per year to 30 days. Stakeholder (Royal London) pension scheme.

 

Depending on your circumstances, we may also help with relocation or temporary accommodation for a short period.

 

If you think this is a role for you, then please send us your CV with a short covering letter to recruitment@zetica.com.

 

To get a better understanding about what Zetica does, please visit our websites www.zetica.com www.zeticauxo.com and www.zeticarail.com

 

Post open, no end date.

Geophysical Technician (Speculative)

We welcome speculative applications to join our growing near-surface geophysics and utility services survey team. We have a range of potential posts accommodating different levels of experience.

 

We are looking for a number of people to join our growing near-surface geophysics and utility services survey team.  We have a range of potential posts accommodating different levels of experience.

 

We are looking for people with experience in geophysical investigations for environmental or engineering applications and/or utility services detection and mapping.

 

You will ideally have experience in techniques such as ground penetrating radar (GPR), electromagnetics (EM), magnetometry, microgravity, electrical methods, seismic methods, radio frequency location, utilities recognition.  We do not expect you to have experience in all of these techniques, only those applicable to your past roles and experience.  Some experience of data processing, interpretation and reporting for these techniques is also desirable.

 

You will be involved in projects at all stages, with training provided where required.  We undertake a broad range of projects including surveys for transport infrastructure and for engineering, geotechnical, geological and environmental purposes, as well as unexploded ordnance (UXO) and utility services detection.  You will have ample opportunity to expand your knowledge and progress your career within a friendly and supportive team.

 

You will be based at our new office in Eynsham, Oxfordshire. Most of your work will relate to UK projects, but the opportunity to be involved in international projects is likely to arise. A valid UK driving licence is essential.

Salary is dependent on experience and will be subject to review after 6 and 12 months.  Your performance and development will be reviewed yearly there-on as a matter of course, to ensure your career progression.  Salary enhancements include:-

 

  • Project-related incentive scheme (paid for projects completed on time and to budget).
  • Companywide profit share scheme.
  • Daily ‘in the pocket’ field allowance of ~£16.80 per day.
  • Medical cash scheme (for expenses for dentistry/opticians etc).

 

All field expenses etc. are paid by the company either directly or through use of a company credit card.

 

Agreed overtime of double-time for nights/Sundays and bank holidays, time and a half on Saturdays. 25 days annual leave, increasing a day per year to 30 days. Stakeholder (Royal London) pension scheme.

 

Depending on your circumstances, we may also help with relocation or temporary accommodation for a short period.

 

If you think this is a role for you, then please send us your CV with a short covering letter to recruitment@zetica.com.

 

To get a better understanding about what Zetica does, please visit our websites www.zetica.com www.zeticauxo.com and www.zeticarail.com

 

Post open, no end date.

Systems Engineer (Speculative)

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our small team in Long Hanborough near Oxford.

 

You will be involved in the earliest stages of new products design and support of established products.

 

We need somebody who can design mechanisms, electronic circuits and undertake some embedded programming.

 

You may also be involved in some active use or support of the equipment as part of our projects, so you must have a valid UK driver’s licence and a passport with a willingness to travel, often at short notice, nationally as well as internationally.

 

We offer competitive salaries subject to experience and other benefits including a health cash plan.

 

If you would like to join our team, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you think your previous experience will be useful in our company to recruitment@zetica.com FAO Miss Amber Fissenden.

Risk Assessor (Speculative)

Do you have an interest in history?

We welcome speculative applications for candidates with strong analytical and reporting skills to form part of our growing Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) department. If you are interested in history, risk assessment we are looking to recruit a candidate with strong analytical and reporting skills to form part of our growing Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) department. If you are interested in history, risk assessment, research and site development, or simply want an opportunity to work in a unique and challenging industry, then this could be the perfect job for you.

 

The successful candidate will be involved in undertaking the historical research that underpins our risk assessment reports, which are used by a wide variety of developers to ensure that their works can go ahead safely.

 

As such, you will be required to display a tenacity in the commercial context of tight deadlines, ensuring that no information of any significance is overlooked and be able to communicate in a clear and concise manner when drafting reports.

 

The role is heavily dependent on archival research and therefore experience in this field is desirable, although further relevant training will be provided.

This role would suit a candidate with the capability and desire to fulfil project deadlines to the highest standard possible, in the process maintaining Zetica’s reputation as the UK leaders of the UXO industry.  There is scope to develop the role depending on your individual strengths and interests, with departmental opportunities in project management, client liaison, commercial tendering and authoring industry guidance.

 

Further information about what we do is available at our dedicated UXO website: www.zeticaUXO.com

 

Salary is dependent on relevant skills and experience.

 

Benefits include a health cash plan, profit share scheme and company pension.

 

To apply, please email recruitment@zetica.com with a CV and cover letter FAO Miss Amber Fissenden

Visual Data Processor (Temporary Position)

Do you have an eye for detail?

 

Zetica is an exciting, innovative company who is the UK’s leader in engineering and environmental geophysics. We are looking to find someone to join an exciting 3 month project. This position is ideal for someone looking to gain experience within an established company.

 

Our rail department receives data in image format which needs to be analysed in order to detect anomalies. No experience required as Zetica will provide comprehensive training for this role.

 

You need good eyesight and to be at ease and focused whilst working at a computer for 8 hours a day.

 

An interest in science, computers, geography, geology and physics would be advantageous for the position.

We are looking for candidates who take personal pride in finishing a job to a high standard and in a timely fashion. There are deadlines to meet so being able to demonstrate previous experience of working to deadlines would be beneficial. A person who has natural focus and diligence would take this work on with ease.

 

Employment in this role is on a temporary basis so might best suit a local person. Flexi-working is possible within reason. Overtime might be required at times for the team.

 

Salary – £75/day, inclusive of holiday pay.

 

For further information about the company and services offered please check out: www.zetica.com

 

Also see short video here – https://zeticarail.com/products/zarr/

 

Please send a CV to recruitment@zetica.com