Careers

Avalon Sciences is always on the lookout for both fresh and experienced talent to join our growing company working within the seismic exploration industry.

If you think ASL sounds like an exciting place for you to work, please email your CV and cover letter to careers@avalonsciences.com stating the vacancy you are interested in in the subject line.

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Open Positions

Senior Electronic Technician 01/2022

Avalon Sciences Ltd is an established successful, dynamic company that designs and manufactures specialist equipment for the geothermal, carbon capture, and oil and gas exploration industries.

We need an experienced electronic technician to work in our production and repair lab. Located at our state-of-the-art Somerton (Somerset, UK) head office the role will attract some foreign travel and visits to our borehole test facility near Falmouth, Cornwall.

Ideally qualified to ONC/HNC level preferably in electronics or instrumentation. A full driving license and, due to the foreign travel, candidates should be UK citizen/ EU Citizen/ Valid work permit holder. Full product training will be provided.

Full-time with a good salary, conditions, and benefits

Electronics Engineer 01/2022

Avalon Sciences Ltd is an established successful, dynamic company that designs and manufactured specialist equipment for geothermal, carbon capture, and oil and gas explorations industries.

We are on the lookout for an experienced electronics engineer to work on the design and development of our various product lines. Experience in high-temperature electronics would be an advantage.

Located at our state-of-the-art Avalon Research Centre (ARC) in Somerton, Somerset UK, the role will attract some foreign travel and occasional visits to our borehole test facility near Falmouth, Cornwall.

Candidates should be qualified to degree level in electronics with 5 years experience. A full driving license and eligibility to work in the UK are required.

Full product training will be provided.

Full-time with good salary, conditions, and benefits.

Site Manager 01/2022

Avalon Sciences Ltd is an industry leading company that designs and manufactures specialist equipment for the geothermal, carbon capture, and oil and gas exploration industries.  We operate a state-of-the-art research facility at our head office in Somerton, Somerset, and also have offices across the world in Houston, Abu Dhabi, Beijing and Singapore.

We are currently hiring for a full time site manager to oversee our borehole test facility at Rosemanowes Quarry near Penryn, Falmouth.  The site has a rich history, previously being used as the HDR geothermal research facility by Camborne School of Mines (CSM).  It is now actively used for a wide range of exciting and varied in-house and external projects and R&D.

This is a multi-faceted role which includes day-to-day site management, monitoring and ownership of HSE, and management and maintenance of on-site plant and facilities, including heavy machinery such as wireline winches and seismic trucks.  There is also scope to be involved in / oversee on-site borehole seismic operations.  As such, this role would best suit someone with a strong background in site management, but also with a mechanical mindset.  Experience in the oil and gas / geothermal / mining sector would be beneficial, and/or experience in the construction industry.

The ideal candidate for this role would:

  • Hold a formal qualification (e.g. HNC / HND or above) in engineering or similar
  • Have a strong background in site management, ideally within the energy sector or similar
  • Demonstrable experience in ownership and maintenance of HSE. NEBOSH would be preferable, as would experience of working to ISO9001
  • Have previous experience in the wider oil and gas / geothermal industries, particularly in exploration operations
  • Be mechanically minded, with a problem-solving mindset
  • Be comfortable working both independently and as part of a small, diverse and technically experienced team
  • Have a full driving license and eligibility to work in the UK

This is a novel opportunity with an exciting range and breadth of opportunities to take ownership of a world-renowned research facility.  This is a permanent role for which we offer a good salary and benefits and excellent conditions.

If you think this sounds like a role you would be suited to, please send your CV and cover letter to careers@avalonsciences.com.

If you think ASL sounds like an exciting place for you to work, please email your CV and cover letter to careers@avalonsciences.com stating the vacancy you are interested in in the subject line

Careers