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Geomatics Consultant

  • Job reference: AD-001209
  • Sector: Aerospace, Defence, Geomatics, Management Consultancy, Security
  • Location: Bristol
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Atkins Geomatics use advanced technology to transform the raw survey data gathered from site into powerful decision-making tools. We offer a comprehensive range of survey and mapping services, from small scale ground-based survey to wide-area aerial 3D mapping. Our team works closely with clients to identify a data collection method that meets their project and cost requirements, and to deliver the insight they need; whether that be to inform the design of a new development, optimise the route of new infrastructure or update existing building or site records for asset management purposes.

The role of Geomatics Consultant is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to broaden their Geomatics skillset. The successful candidate will have experience in survey, post processing and interpretation of a variety of Geomatics datasets. They will work out of our Bristol office, with the role being a combination of office work and field work. There will generally be a greater emphasis on the office, but depending on project requirements may have periods with increased field work and the need to stay away.


A degree or further education qualification in a Geomatics/Survey related field.

Essential Criteria
Knowledge/experience in the following areas: 
  • GPS/GNSS theory, field use and processing
  • Desire to undertake photogrammetric processing of aerial derived datasets from both manned and unmanned platforms
  • Total Station theory, field use and processing
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Hold or able to attain security clearance
  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK to promote the Geomatics capability to both our internal and external markets
Desirable Criteria
Although an in-depth knowledge of all the below is not essential, experience in a selection of the following would be expected:
  • UAVs/Drones
  • Laser Scanning and processing
  • Aerial Triangulation
  • AutoCAD / Microstation
  • Pix4D
  • DTM/DSM generation
  • Orthophoto production
  • Digitising/modelling from point cloud/LiDAR
  • Aerial Mapping
  • Business development & Cost estimating
  • FME and/or GIS
  • Terrestrial and Aerial photography
  • Presentation skills
Project delivery in the following sectors would be also be an advantage:
  • Rail
  • Highways
  • Infrastructure
  • Utilities
  • Asset Management
  • Installing, measuring and processing ground control for aerial/remote survey
  • Processing of aerial datasets, including UAV
  • Processing of laser point cloud datasets
  • Production of mapping/modelling products e.g. CAD drawings, point clouds, orthophotos etc.
  • Support business development activities and project cost estimating
  • Contribute to technical development and continuous improvement of working procedures
  • Help develop the department in new working areas
  • ‘Other’ survey field work – laser scanning, total station, photography, field verification
  • Liaise with clients during production and delivery of work packages
  • Represent the business professionally to new and existing clients
The Individual
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be motivated to deliver project deliverables on time and right first time
  • Able to work to targets 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to define ideas clearly in producing reports
  • Able to deal with clients and management on a day to day basis 
  • Able to communicate effectively and respectfully with overseas office staff
  • Able to assess results and draw conclusions / make recommendations
  • Flexible and able to solve problems and develop alternative methods as appropriate
  • Be fully self-motivated and able to work to tight and personally set deadlines without supervision
  • Ability to conform to defined quality assurance procedures and work processes
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual Personal Development Review process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information
Atkins ADS&T division works in multiple locations including overseas and has an offshore unit in the Atkins Bangalore office. Travel to other locations for training or project purposes maybe required on occasion. These would normally be for short periods up to a fortnight but may be for periods of several months.

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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