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We are looking for the following:


Equipment Coordinator

Location: Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire

Zetica Ltd is a geophysical and mapping consultancy, servicing various industries from construction to rail across the UK and internationally.

We are looking for a proactive, diligent person to maintain our equipment and resources for our surveying and product innovation teams.

Key tasks are: Equipment and resource preparation, including delivery logistics, equipment servicing and calibration and maintaining and tracking an accurate inventory of holdings.

Experience of facilities management is desirable along with practical DIY skills.

The successful applicant be organised, flexible and adaptable to rapidly changing priorities, be self-motivated, physically fit and have good Microsoft Office skills. Good written and spoken English is essential as are good general communication skills and a clean driving licence.

You will report directly to the Company's Equipment Manager.

Salary range: £ 21,000 - £ 24,000. The company offers a health cash plan and a workplace pension scheme. Please see Zetica's website (www.zetica.com) for further information about our company.

Please send a CV and covering letter for the attention of Mrs Annie McGuire at recruitment@zetica.com

The closing date is 6th October.


Experienced Geophysicist

Zetica Ltd is looking for an experienced Geophysicist to work within our busy and successful engineering and environmental geophysics team.

Based at our Oxfordshire offices, you will need relevant experience in near-surface geophysics, ideally both site work and back-office data processing and interpretation.

You will have a working knowledge of a wide range of typical geophysical methods for the assessment and mapping of ground conditions, hazards, utility services and other shallow buried features typically related to construction or infrastructure projects.

You will have a relevant degree and ideally experience with Autocad and Geosoft Oasis Montaj. Excellent writing skills are vital to this position.

Dealing with clients, you will need to be focused on completing projects to time and budget. Most of your work will be UK based, but there will be opportunities to travel overseas for specific projects.

We have a young, enthusiastic team who thrive on getting the job done to the highest standards. You will be working closely together with this team conveying your existing knowledge and helping us improve our approach, technologies and service.

Salary is dependent on experience. 25 days holiday (rising to a maximum of 30) plus bank holidays, Company Health Cash Plan Scheme, pension & other benefits.

If you think you have the experience and qualities to fill this position please send your CV and covering letter FAO Mrs McGuire at: recruitment@zetica.com


Utilities Survey Manager

Are you interested in leading a thriving team with access to the highest specification detection equipment and the time to ensure that what is delivered is of the highest quality?

We have a reputation for providing the highest quality utility surveys in the UK and we are looking for an experienced utility survey specialist to manage our expanding team.

We routinely operate multifrequency and multichannel GPR systems, bespoke trolley and vehicle platforms and utilise a wide range of other techniques (not offered by other utility services detection companies), alongside more routine techniques such as RFL.

Our utilities test site is unrivalled in the UK for training and equipment tests.

We are involved in some of the largest and most prestigious projects currently in the industry and are expanding our teams to meet the increasing demands on our services. 

We are looking for a person with drive and self-motivation to be an integral part of the team, a good communicator with a customer focus and ambitions to take a lead and drive the technology, processes and quality in this sector.

We would expect you to have routinely used techniques such as RFL and GPR, alongside visual identification of utility service types and features.  You will also have AutoCAD or similar drawing skills and be well versed with industry utilities mapping and drawing standards. 

Benefits include a health cash scheme, project bonus scheme, site allowances, and pension scheme.

Salary is dependent on experience.

Please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@zetica.com


Systems Engineer

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 Mrs Annie McGuire



Visual Data Processor (temporary position)

Zetica’s Rail department invites speculative applications for Visual Data Processors.  Zetica undertakes surveys within the railway environment to ascertain the condition of the track.  The visual data processor (VDP) role involves interpreting a grey scale dataset and determining where the base of the ballast is.   The work, while interesting is very visual but monotonous.  This work would not suit someone with impaired eyesight.  Being at ease and focused whilst working at a computer for 8 hours a day is important.

Zetica will provide comprehensive training.   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.  A person who has natural focus and diligence would take this work on with ease.

As a key member of the Zetica Rail project team the VDP role requires you to work both as an individual but also realising the importance of the overall project status and delivery deadlines. Being able to demonstrate previous experience of working to deadlines would be beneficial.

Employment in this role is often on a temporary basis so might best suit a local person.

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://www.zeticarail.com/services/zaar-train/          
Please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@zetica.com FAO Mrs Annie McGuire.

Interested in Military History?

We are looking to recruit researchers with an interest in history (particularly military history) to form part of our growing Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) department. 

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 site 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 essential, although further relevant training will be provided.

This role would suit a local resident 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.  The role is available immediately.

Salary is £20,000 to £25,000 pa depending on experience. Benefits include a health cash scheme and pension.

Please send a covering letter and CV to Mrs Annie McGuire at: recruitment@zetica.com

Junior C# C++ Programmer

Zetica invites speculative applications for an entry level programmer with Visual Studio C#, C++ experience and Matlab skills and a desire to gain exposure to new technologies. Programmers must hold relevant software design, programming or computer science certifications and have an interest in image processing.

Applicants will be capable of consistently producing high quality work, and should be able to work on their own initiative with individual focus as well as contributing to a dynamic team environment.

Please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@zetica.com FAO Mrs Annie McGuire.

Speculative Applications Welcome - Experienced Geophysicist, Geophysical Site Technicians, Site Surveyors

We welcome speculative applications to join us at all levels within our company.  We welcome persons from a range of backgrounds and a variety of experience, whether predominantly field, office or academia based.  Depending on experience and role, typically you will be expected to undertake site surveys from start to finish with appropriate levels of training provided.  You will be dealing with customers on a regular basis, liaising with office staff, and on occasion dealing with the public.  A professional approach to work ethic and communication is therefore extremely important.

You must be in possession of a valid driver’s licence as the job involves a lot of travelling.

We offer competitive salaries and other benefits such as health insurance, health cash plan and other bonus schemes. 

If you would like to join our team, send a brief covering email/letter and your CV to recruitment@zetica.com.

For further information about Zetica, go to www.zetica.com

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