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Assistant Land Surveyor

  • Job reference: TR-003136
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Birmingham
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Why not...

Atkins, now part of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies that offers great scope for your career. We’re very agile in the way we work and respond to new challenges. We deliver innovative solutions by working closely with our customers at every stage of a project. There are many opportunities to work with these discipline areas and widen your range of experience.

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of new and exciting ideas. Atkins has a vision to shape the future of transportation, to lead where others will follow and to deliver the future of mobility today.

The Transportation business covers all aspects of multidisciplinary design and management, from inception and options appraisal through to detailed design and delivery/construction support. It is our centre of excellence for the design of highway and rail infrastructure projects. We aim to be the first-choice designer for local and national highway authorities, contractors and developers.

The transport sector is evolving. At Atkins, we provide a complete set of project-based and tailored advisory services across the Highways, Rail, International and Local Transport markets. We help to develop strategies and strengthen frameworks that effectively respond to market demands and bring ideas to life.

As part of the Atkins Geomatics Practice you would be based at a site office of the East West Rail Alliance. The Assistant Land Surveyor will support the surveying team. It is essential that the successful candidate will have basic knowledge and experience of modern surveying techniques, some experience within the rail environment would be beneficial but not essential.

Experience as an Assistant Land Surveyor in the Geomatics field

Essential Criteria
• ONC/HNC/HND or equivalent in a surveying science.

Basic knowledge of the following software applications:
• Word, Excel, AutoCAD or MicroStation, Some Leica processing Software
• The willingness to learn on the job.
• Maintain a good working environment.
• Strong communication skills.
• Experienced IT skills.
• Must hold a full UK driving licence.
• Must hold CSCS card.

EWR Alliance predominantly use Leica instrumentation. It is expected that the Assistant Surveyor will be willing to learn or may already have some experience with:
• Total Stations.
• Digital Levels.
• GNSS equipment.
• laser scanning instrumentation.

Responsibilities
• The Assistant Land Surveyor is expected to carry out work supervised and unsupervised for the surveyor. They will be required to communicate well with the surveyors and work under instruction.
• The Assistant Land Surveyor is expected to maintain a high level of health and safety within the site team.
• The Assistant Land Surveyor will be required to travel between sites and office. Office is currently located near Bletchley and site between Bicester and Bedford.
• The role will require significant time on their feet and can cover many miles over rough terrain.
• Maintain a safe working environment within health and safety regulations.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. 

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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