Land Surveyor

£45,000 - £50,000 + package


Our client a major Civil Engineering contractor requires a Surveyor to join their team on a permanent basis.
This is to join the tunnelling team on the Bank Station Upgrade project in London.
Purpose of the job:
The Shift Surveyor will work as part of the Surveying department providing engineering survey services to the Engineering and Construction departments. They will report to the Chief Surveyor. Duties will include but not be limited to:
Accountabilities / Key responsibilities:
Checking and/or setting up the horizontal and vertical control for use during construction under the direction of the Chief Surveyor.
Help maintain the control for the duration of the project and establish new control as and when required.
Establish a relationship with the site construction teams and provide advice and technical support on all survey and setting out matters.
Install and observe control points for the construction of major structures.
Carry out initial setting out of major structures, tunnels, and regular as built checks during construction.
Support shift engineers in their setting out duties and for SCL works support for profile control.
Establish monitoring schemes and set up the appropriate observation regime. Base readings should be taken by the Shift Surveyor.
Carry out survey of In-tunnel monitoring, computations, and graphical presentation of data.
Ensure that all equipment used by their team is in calibration and checked according to the appropriate procedure.
Supervise and take responsibility for survey teams. 
Bring non-conformances to the attention of Chief Surveyor taking immediate corrective action whenever possible.
Set up, test, calibrate and operate a variety of survey and positioning systems. 
Experience, knowledge, qualifications & training:
1.) Required:  
The role will require the post holder to have excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal and to be able to report at all levels.
The post holder will be educated to degree or higher level in a surveying, engineering, mining, or construction discipline. A lower educational level, typically HNC or HND or a fully recorded vocational training to an equivalent level (Mining Qualifications Board; Mine Surveyors Certificate or similar) may be acceptable where a significant level of experience in engineering surveying role can be demonstrated.
Appropriate CSCS card type and level
Have proven relevant experience in a similar role within the construction or mining industries
2.) Desired: 
A good working knowledge of relevant safety legislation.
Be familiar with survey software, experience of Amberg, TMS, Star*net, MicroStation, MX and NRG would be an advantage.
Membership of an appropriate Professional body, typically Chartered Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or similar is desirable.