The Utility Surveyor is responsible for utility surveying, data collection, and reporting. The Utility Surveyor will be required to undertake utility surveys using multiple techniques whilst maintaining safe working practices to provide high-quality survey data, following surveying processes and specifications with accuracy. The Utility Surveyor will be required to deliver survey outcomes within the specified timescales and budgetary expectations.
As a Utility Surveyor you will undertake part or parts of the following tasks:
• Obtain brief prior to each survey to ensure correct and complete survey results are obtained in line with client specifications.
• Responsible for the collection and reporting of utility survey data on-site, along with appropriate software packages to produce required client outputs or data to be added to other schemes.
• Employ associated industry guidelines and client specifications.
• Lead and work effectively with Assistant Surveyors.
• Work with other surveyors to provide the survey reports to the required standard format and output, within the required timescales.
• Maintain effective communication between clients, main contractors, and supply chain.
• Produce and maintain reports, spreadsheets, and databases where necessary to facilitate the above tasks.
• Follow Risk Assessment and Method Statements. Follow Health and Safety reporting guidelines.
• Ensure all legislative requirements are adhered to whilst on site – such as Health & Safety, NRSWA, CDM, etc.
• Participate or lead in the development of equipment, methods or software.
• Maintain equipment and vehicles as required to ensure they are always available.
• You may also be required to undertake duties within other areas of the company as and when required.
Qualifications / Competency:
• Proficient use of C.A.T & Genny (ECAT4+/GCAT4+ as a minimum) and understanding and interpreting Utility Drawings.
• Minimum 3 years highways and/or utilities experience in a utility marking capacity
• Street Works qualification (minimum unit 1-3).
• Competent in Word and Excel.
• Previous experience in a similar role and fully competent using RD equipment.
• It is essential that you have previous experience locating utility apparatus and that you are able to read and understand drawings.
• Excellent timekeeping and organisational skills.
• Must be qualified with NRSWA and CSCS and/or EUSR (core) accreditation.
• You should be fully proficient in Microsoft Office and hold a fully valid UK driving license.
• Good spoken and written communication skills.
• Good negotiation skills.
• A tactful but assertive manner.
• Logical thinking and problem-solving ability.
• Good organisational skills and attention to detail.
• The ability to cope under pressure.
• The ability to understand and interpret relevant legal requirements.
• Self-motivated but able to work as part of a team.
• Trustworthiness and discretion when handling confidential information.
• A smart appearance and professional manner.
• Suitable level 6 qualification e.g. degree within related field;
• Experience in utility surveying in utilities and construction.
• Experience using AutoCAD.
• Conversant in the use of surveying equipment (Laser scanner, GPS, Total Station, Leveller);
• CSCS Card.
• NRSWA Certified.
What’s in it for you?
• Salary of £40,000
• Company van
• Fuel card
• Ipad + phone