Senior Surveyor Tunnels

£45,000 to 55,000/annum + package
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Here we have a great opportunity for a competent and experienced Senior Tunnelling Surveyor.  Your experience of tunnel surveying and survey network processing are sought after.


Duties include - 

  • Assist with the day-to-day management of Survey team.
  • Carry out net control surveys in the tunnel and on surface as required.
  • Undertake the post processing of survey data in a least squares programme (Star*net)
  • Process wriggle surveys and tunnel as-builts in Amberg software.
  • Provide technical expertise for the TBM guidance systems when required.
  • Processing the TBM Guidance System survey window traverse measurements and calculate the updated coordinate values for the guiding brackets.
  • Install and maintain monitoring instrumentation in the tunnel and carry out manual monitoring as required.
  • Carry out shaft surveys including transferring surface coordinates to the underground network.
  • Highlight any out of tolerance or anomalies to the Survey manager.
  • Prepare and support gyro check surveys.
  • Provide full briefing on survey documentation (RAMS, TASK briefing sheet) to new starter or visitor.


Requirements for this position -

  • Degree/Diploma in Surveying, Geomatics, Engineering or closely related discipline 
  • 5-10 years surveying experience
  • Advanced knowledge of tunnelling construction or mining process
  • Previous experience managing/supervising a survey team gained in a similar role
  • Proficient with modern survey hardware and software systems including total stations, levels, GNSS, laser scanners and Gyroscope Theodolite
  • Extensive experience in the installation and control of large control networks and post-processing in a least squares programme
  • Knowledge of TBM and NATM tunnelling methods


If you are interested, in becoming part of a great company who offer a competitive package, and value your personal development, please lodge your CV here