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Instrumentation & Monitoring Manager

  • Location: Huddersfield
  • Salary: £40k - 48k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 days ago

Job Title:              Instrumentation & Monitoring Manager
Location:             West Yorkshire
Sector:                  Geomatics, Rail, Highways, Utilities, Civil Engineering, Infrastructure, Surveying
Salary:                  £40,000 to £48,000 Per Annum + Overtime + Package.
Type:                    Permanent role
Start:                     Q4 2021

Our client, a leading geomatic surveying and mobile mapping company, who operate within the Rail, Construction and Infrastructure sectors, has an excellent opportunity available for an Instrumentation & Monitoring Manager to join their team on a permanent basis, being responsible for managing a key monitoring project, over time. Our client is seeing continued expansion, delivering a range of surveys on large scale projects across the Rail, Highway and Utility sectors, using the latest digital technology available, overall striving for innovation regulated at all times by RICS controls.

In this role, you will initially be responsible for managing works on a key monitoring project, which will entail planning and executing monitoring projects, managing the timescales of works set. The wider Instrumentation & Monitoring team develop and implement I&M systems, which you will coordinate through field based surveyors and survey teams, allocating equipment as necessary, to enable works to be completed efficiently.

The role will suit candidates who can work methodically, using their own initiative, overcoming problems and liaising with clients when required.

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the installation of monitoring systems is carried out in accordance with the designers brief / supplied specifications.
  • Assisting in the production of the clients monitoring plans, required for the design or construction of each asset.
  • Checking and making sure that quality assurance processes, for commissioning and testing, are followed, and that the relative monitoring-related documentation/records are produced to an acceptable standard.
  • Providing adequate supervision and support of instrument installation, maintenance and decommissioning operations.
  • Developing suitable programme and procedures for installation, operation, maintenance and removal of equipment and instrumentation. Ensuring that monitoring is carried out at the frequency specified in the various monitoring plans.
  • Performing checks to ensure that the processing of data is correctly setup, converting raw readings into the appropriate engineering unit specified in the monitoring plan.
  • Providing access and copies of the processed monitoring data, as required by the Project Manager within the agreed period.
  • Data visualisation, analysis and interpretation of data, in accordance with the scope and technical standards and/or statutory requirements.
  • Developing I&M specifications and regimes.

Candidates will ideally have:

  • A relevant technical degree in land surveying or a related discipline.
    • Candidates with relevant experience but no degree will still be considered.
    • Previous experience working within a similar role, within a Land Surveying / Geomatic department (5+ years), having instrumentation and monitoring experience.
    • Previously worked within the construction infrastructure sector (Rail, Highways, Utilities etc).
    • Used Trimble, Leica Total stations & GNSS previously.
    • A CSCS Card + PTS (Not essential – you will be put through these courses if not)
    • Proficient in the use N4ce, AutoCAD, Cyclone, Trimble Business Centre and Starnet (Desirable)
    • Excellent numeracy/mathematical, communication, organisation and IT skills.
    • Commercial and Health & Safety awareness.
    • Ability to manage and mentor junior staff, aiding in career development.

For more information or to apply for this role, please apply for the role online or send your CV to, or connect with Tim Smyth at Anderselite, via LinkedIn.