Senior Land Surveyor

Wokingham, United Kingdom Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
20 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of professional and technical services to industrial, commercial and government clients. With revenues approaching $11billion and over 50,000 employees across the global we're continuing to grow our business every year.

We are looking for talented people to join us across the UK and Ireland to continue our focus on building relationships and delighting our clients (90% of our business is repeat business). In return we have opportunities to work on unique and exciting projects, and a stable platform upon which to develop further your career.

Jacobs has an enviable reputation in the UK consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with clients that include the Highways England, National Contractors and Local Authorities and our plans to add to this portfolio continue apace. So, would you like to be a member of our developing team in Winnersh?

We are seeking individuals with extensive land surveying experience to support the expansion of our Geospatial expertise within the UK Geomatics business.

The surveyor will be required to efficiently organise and maintain field surveyor teams and equipment to complete land survey project tasks. They will be able to review job specifications and plan fieldwork methods, and accurately observe, calculate and record field data.
Essential Criteria

  • Substantial experience working on land survey projects and have demonstrable project experience
  • Experience managing land survey field crews
  • Professional Membership of a relevant Chartered Institution
  • Work without direct day to day supervision and make technical and supervisory decisions for projects assigned within specified limits of authority
  • Experience in identification of, and marketing to clients
  • Experience with registration and 3D modelling software
  • Full driving licence is essential

Desirable criteria

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field preferred but not essential
  • Land Surveying experience in the rail and utility sectors
  • Experience with operating various 3D scanners including Leica, Faro and Z & F
  • Evidence of planning daily activities considering possible multiple projects to meet productivity goals set by Project Managers
  • Evidence of recommendations to Project Managers for external equipment, procedural changes, and new equipment purchases
  • Supervise the team's use of equipment, preparation of sketches and notes, and electronic data collection
  • Evidence of input to Project Managers and Group Leaders for the formal performance evaluation of crew members
  • Evidence of survey department and field team training


We offer a competitive package which includes a Pension and Life Assurance Scheme and the opportunity to participate in our Flexible Benefits programme which offers up to 29 days holiday per annum and a range of additional benefits.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.