Assistant Land Surveyor

Croydon, United Kingdom Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
25 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services to industrial, commercial and government clients. With revenues approaching $11billion and over 50,000 employees across the globe 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 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 Highways England, National Contractors and Local Authorities. Our current challenges include a significant portfolio of infrastructure projects for Highways England and Network Rail with many more opportunities in the pipeline. So would you like to be a member of our Geomatics team in Croydon?

We are seeking individuals to support the expansion of our Geospatial expertise within the UK Geomatics business. We require Assistant Land Surveyors in Croydon to work with our surveyors in carrying out topographical/Laser Scanning/Deformation Monitoring surveys for various engineering projects in the market sectors of Airports, Highways, Railways, Environmental and Industrial Manufacture and Development. You will be trained in how to use the latest surveying equipment, receive structured on-the-job training and funded studies may be available to help you obtain a recognised qualification.
Essential Criteria

A minimum of GCSE grade A-C in Mathematics and English.

A desire to develop your career by learning on the job, in a practical, outdoor, team environment.

Strong personal management and timekeeping skills.

You will be keen to work within a range of environments including the Highways, Rail, Environmental, Energy and Property sectors.

You will need to have a full UK driving licence as the role will involve travel to site locations Flexibility is required and you must be prepared to spend time on site away from the regional office.

Desirable Skills

A/AS Level (or equivalent) qualifications in Mathematics and Geography.

A degree or equivalent qualification in Land Survey or Geomatics.

Experience in using industry standard survey equipment and processing software.

Relevant work experience which demonstrates applied knowledge of land survey procedures

Relevant work experience in an outdoor, site based environment.


Responsibilities associated with this post will include:

  • Liaison with other members of the Geomatics team to enable work to be delivered to time, budget and quality.
  • Communication of project related issues to the relevant Senior Land Surveyor and Geomatics Project Manager.
  • Assistance in the production of survey drawings and reports.
  • Assistance in the production of Method Statements and Risk Assessments and Safe Plan of Actions


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.