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EEL is often looking for new employees.

We are particularly keen to hear from people with electrical or mechanical qualifications who are interested in working across the world as part of our field crew.

Less experienced? We also recruit apprentices and trainees, so please get in touch.

Jobs are based at our warehouse in Beccles, Suffolk. We are a small team, so you need to be adaptable, hardworking, and keen to learn.

We hire out our geotechnical and geophysical equipment to clients all over the world. Most of our jobs revolve around operating, repairing and servicing equipment in our warehouse, and travelling to operate and maintain our systems as part of our field crew.

Our equipment is used globally for marine site investigations. We are involved in projects ranging from site surveys for wind farms and other renewables to civil engineering projects and hazardous site investigations. Our equipment covers everything from ultra-high resolution geophysical surveys to soft sediment sampling for biological, chemical and environmental investigations.

Further details and examples of roles we offer can be found below.

For further information please email Katie Allen:


EEL hires electrical and mechanical engineering apprentices.

Apprentices learn how to operate, repair and service our geotechnical and geophysical marine site investigation equipment.

Our equipment is hired out to clients all over the world. At the end of their training successful apprentices have the opportunity to become a permanent member of our team. They join our field crew, who travel regularly operating and maintaining our equipment.

Apprentices are based at our warehouse in Beccles, with one day a week at college. We are a small team, so it is essential that you have an adaptable personality and are hardworking and keen to learn.

You can see our current apprentice vacancies and apply online here.

You can also read about the experiences of current and previous EEL apprentices here.

For further details please contact Katie Allen:

Field Technicians

EEL is always keen to hear from people interested in joining our field crew.

If you are an enthusiastic and experienced mechanical or electrical technician, who is interested in working worldwide on geotechnical and geophysical projects, please get in touch.

Field technicians are a vital part of our team. They are responsible for ensuring that our geophysical and geotechnical equipment is serviced and remains in full working condition during jobs. Field technicians also mobilise, demobilise and operate equipment in the field.

When not in the field, field technicians are based at our warehouse in Beccles, Suffolk. Here they service and prepare equipment for projects. To fit in with our small team you will need to be adaptable, hardworking, and keen to learn.

At EEL we strive to have the latest equipment in our hire fleet. This means our staff get to work on new and exciting assignments, ranging from renewable energy plans to site surveys for civic engineering projects.

Our field crew receive competitive salaries and the security of working for a well-known business.

Download detailed job description

For further information or to apply, please contact Katie Allen:

Key requirements, skills and attributes for field technicians:

  • HNC or Level 3 Apprenticeship in electronics, mechanics or hydraulics
  • Willingness to complete medical and survival training
  • Experience delivering a rapid response service
  • Experience in client facing role
  • Friendly and approachable manner
  • Innovative, can-do attitude
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Well presented
  • Valid driving licence