Field Technician - Theale

Theale, RDG, GB

Hydro International


Hydro International, a CRH Company, is a leading global provider of advanced products, services and expertise to help municipal, industrial and construction customers to improve their water management processes, increase operational performance and reduce environmental impact. With over 40 years of experience and a reputation for engineering excellence, businesses, and public bodies all over the world rely on our products, services and integrated solutions to reduce flood risk, improve water treatment and protect the environment from water pollution. We have a network of over 80 distribution partners and serve customers in more than 40 countries.  As part of CRH Infrastructure Products, we are leading the water management industry with innovative, sustainable solutions and a safety-first mindset.

Job Title - Field Technician

Location - Theale 

Job type - Permanent

Hours - 37.5 hours with overtime available

Salary - £23,410 pa


Hydro International – Data Insights & Analysis ltd, (formally Hydro-logic Services) a CRH Company, is a leading UK provider of advanced data services and expertise to help municipal, industrial and construction customers to improve their water management processes, increase operational performance, and reduce environmental impact.

Hydro International -Data Insights and Analysis has been operating in the UK for around 40 years and undertakes data analysis and collection for a variety of customers nationwide. We compile, quality assure and issue data reports to clients relating to water levels, water quality and discharge. We operate and maintain the Hydro-Logic® Flexi Logger 105 equipment installed at around 1,400 sites across the country. We offer services to major clients as well as smaller local authorities and parish councils when needed. Our flood water monitoring systems provide invaluable data to communities affected by heavy rainfall.


We have an exciting opportunity to join our Hydrometry and monitoring team

The role involves visiting various sites, primarily undertaking field measurements of water quantity (flow), depth, quality, rainfall etc. Additionally, responsibilities include the installing, operating, and maintaining of telemetry logging equipment.


  • A passion for working outdoors in all weathers conditions
  • Comfortable working in water, strong swimming skills
  • Confidence in working at heights, such as using ladders, and ease in working within confined spaces.
  • Good level of computer literacy (MS Office applications – Word, Excel)
  • Valid UK driving license with a satisfactory driving history
  • Demonstrates awareness of potential risks and safety protocols
  • Holds GCSE qualifications or their equivalent in Geography, Maths, and English, or a background in an environmental-related discipline
  • Experienced in hands-on tasks, including use of power and hand tools
  • Willing to travel as required
  • Possess a valid UK driver's license for 12 months +


  • Full training is provided, therefore prior experience is not required provided you possess the essential skills listed above
  • Experience with Hydrometric field data collection is beneficial but not essential

Aptitude and attributes

  • Self-starter
  • Dependable
  • Flexible/ adaptable approach
  • Proactive
  • Strong communicator
  • Willingness to travel and stay away from home, as needed
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Passion for the water and environment sector
  • Team player with the ability to work independently


  • Possession of a degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant environmental field (e.g., Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Outdoor Education, etc.)

Career Advancement: This role offers potential for career advancement within our organisation.

Training desirable but not essential :

  • Working at height
  • Confined space entry
  • First aid at work
  • Water safety
  • Water hygiene
  • Hydrometric techniques
  • SSSTS (Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme)
  • CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme)


  • Overtime
  • Pension
  • 2 x Life Assurance
  • Sick Pay
  • Lunch allowance
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Company vehicle

What Hydro International Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive salary package

  • Comprehensive secondary benefits

  • Significant contribution to your pension plan

  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization

Connect your future to CRH

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and send us your application.


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CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.


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Date:  Jun 23, 2024

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