Rail Surveyor

London & South East
£37,000 - £40,000 per annum + Competitive Package

We are looking for a Surveyor to join a Rail Department within a well established Survey Company in London.

Training and investment will be provided to the particular individual to ensure that they are able to work effectively within the rail environment.

This will suit someone from a rail background or someone who is interested in working in rail and has no prior rail experience.
There are opportunities to work within other parts of the business to give a varied experience and will be tasked with all types of surveys from laser scanning to Amberg Trolley surveys etc.

The role will involve site and office works and will be dependent on the current projects


  • At least 2 years working as Surveyor (required) and working on railway Projects (preferable)
  • Previous experience of topographic surveys and/or Permanent Way and good understanding of rail infrastructure.
  • Experienced in use of Network Rail, London Underground &, Railway Group standards as well as the relevant – British Standards and Eurocodes
  • Experience working with Leica equipment
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and/or Microstation
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Must be willing and able to work weekends and nights as required and travel to various sites throughout the UK.

Optional but advantageous

  • Experienced undertaking trolley surveys – GRP1000, 3000 and 5000
  • Experienced in Gauging / Clearance surveys using laser sweep or routescan
  • Previous experience in planning and access arrangements


  • Overtime in addition to the above for any additional hours or weekends worked
  • Location: London based but can work from home
  • Private healthcare, childcare vouchers scheme and other benefits after 6 months
  • On-going career development and training
  • Opportunity to be part of a fast growing company and setting the strategy for the future