Utility Surveyor

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Our client, a leading environmental and engineering consultancy, is seeking a Utility Surveyor to bolster their team on a freelance basis, working on a prestigious major project. You will be responsible for providing utility surveys, carried out in accordance with “PAS 128:2014 Specification for underground utility detection, verification and location” published by BSI in 2014.


  • Fundamental knowledge of survey data production principles and drawing output using AutoCAD and office data processing.

  • Work without direct day to day supervision and make technical and supervisory decisions for projects assigned within specified limits of authority.

  • Understand and apply own responsibilities with regards to the Company's Health, Safety, Environment and Quality Standard.

  • Undertake surveys as per scope and specification required by the client including working to PAS128 and company procedures.

  • Ability to interpret existing utility information plans and site-specific method statements & risk assessment and that all surveyors have been briefed and signed on as understood.

  • Understanding of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in relation to survey and relevant data types

  • Liaise with client on site to discuss survey requirements and report any factors which might affect the quality of the survey such as insufficient drawings, site interruptions/obstructions, restricted working hours immediately to Select Surveys management.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD based products/GIS Software


  • Degree, ONC/HNC or equivalent qualification in topographic/land survey  

  • Experience in Utility surveying

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • IT proficient, requiring ability to effectively operate the Microsoft Office Suite

  • Full UK driving license