Trainee Land Surveyor

Type: Trainee
Region: Scotland

You will work on exciting and varied topographical and measured building surveying projects, learning to conduct surveys on site using innovative technology and how to process data in the office. You will follow the company’s structured training program and undertake on-the-job training lead by experienced surveyors, giving you the unique opportunity to earn whilst you learn.

We offer an interesting career with excellent opportunities to progress your career within the geomatics sector. The ideal candidate will have an interest in outdoor activities and passion for a career as a surveyor., As a Trainee Land Surveyor you will:

  • Work on site with experienced surveyors, conducting land & measured building surveys using innovative technology and processing data in the office
  • Undertake on-the-job training and earn whilst you learn
  • Set up surveying instruments, record data and providing logistical support to Surveyors
  • Undertake tasks within the office environment to assist with project completion e.g. processing surveying data, instrument checks, organising and loading equipment, data input
  • Maintain survey instruments to a high working standard and ensuring its fit for purpose
  • Attend and contribute effectively to training and development days to assist your progression through the program
  • Follow Survey Solutions health and safety policies and procedures and promote a high standard of health, safety and welfare in the workplace and to members of the public while onsite

    Do you have the desire to pursue a career within Land Surveying? Are you looking for a role where you work outdoors with lots of variety? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you., The Person:

  • A keen interest in outdoor activities or previous experience working outside
  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Maths & English to Grade C level/ Grade 4
  • Candidate must be over 18 years of age due to the regular overtime worked over 40 hours per week and employment law regulations
  • Passionate about pursuing a career in surveying
  • Good practical and problem-solving skills
  • Logical thinker with an ability to deal with figures
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team
  • Able to demonstrate and understand the importance of health and safety at work
  • Willing to travel regularly with some overnight stays to complete projects
  • Full UK driving licence with access to own vehicle
  • Able to commute to our Glasgow office daily
  • Right to work in the UK

    Survey Solutions is a leading engineering surveyor specialising in land, measured building and underground utility surveys as well as monitoring and site engineering schemes. We have a network of ten offices with our teams of surveyors and engineers working on some of the UK’s major construction and infrastructure developments.

    What we can offer you:

  • 24 days holiday, rising with length of service to 30 days + bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Company sick pay
  • Long service awards
  • Birthday gifts
  • Health & wellbeing schemes, including a company wellbeing helpline
  • Refer a friend scheme – earn 250 for referring a friend to work for us & if they are hired!
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training & Development:

  • Ongoing support to complete our in-house training
  • The opportunity to gain professional accreditation from the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) via our Approved Development Scheme
  • The opportunity to develop key skills and competencies to succeed in a career as a Land Surveyor, This is a full-time role with office hours of Monday to Friday from 9.00 – 5.30, however site hours will vary so overtime and occasional weekend working will be required.
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