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Lead/Principal Surveyor – with rail experience

  • Job added:   9 July 2019
  • Location:   Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • County:   West Yorkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   210357773
  • Company:   CV-Library
Principal / Senior Land Surveyor

Purpose of Job: Gathering of data to produce topographical survey information in accordance with client requirements

Duties and responsibilities:

Drive to location of work, as specified by Line Manager

Adhere to working instructions as specified from internal and external clients

Conduct internal paperwork as required

Communicate with internal and external parties

Survey areas as indicated within working instructions

Undertake topographical and associated land survey works in conjunction with other company activities and in accordance with company procedures

Operation of surveying instrumentation including robotic total stations, GNSS receivers, laser scanners and mobile mapping systems for data collection

Post processing of survey data using appropriate software, to produce survey models & drawing deliverables

Work in conjunction with utility surveyors to map underground service routes, as detected on site

Provide assistance and deputise for Principle Surveyor & Project Managers, as required

Assist with preparing estimates and quotations

Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications etc.

Evaluate surveyor competency and conduct training as required, including mentoring of junior staff and providing feedback relating to general performance

Maintain equipment as required

Attend client & site meetings, as required

Essential Professional/Technical Skills & Requirements

Relevant industry related qualifications

Driver’s license

Computer literate

Willing to work away from home when required

Willing to work flexible hours when required

Can adapt to varied working environments.

Can interpret maps and plans

Ability to work to deadlines & targets

Good communication skills

The post holder will be expected to attend and pass internal and industry recognised external training courses. This will include Network Rail (PTS), EUSR, safety passport, manual handling and equipment familiarisation.

Personal Skills:

Ability to conduct business in a professional manner at all times

Ability to follow instructions

Ability to work on own initiative

Ability to work as part of a multi disciplined team

Solution provider

Self motivated

Punctual & efficient

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