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Land Surveyor/Setting out Engineer

  • Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car Pension Negotiable
  • Location: St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH375220_1520507040

Job description

Land Surveyor Freelance or Perm

Reporting to: Project Manager/Site Agent

Location: A14 Cambridge

Salary Negotiable and will be discussed at interview £35,000 - £45,000

My client is a leading national contractor. Who are heavily involved in one of the UK's largest projects of its kind on the A14 between Huntingdon and Cambridge.

The purpose of this role is to provide all the setting out and surveying requirements of the site and the business. You will report directly to the Site/Projects Manager for your duties as well as the Contracts Manager for the project.

Job Accountabilities

  • For accurately setting out the works on site
  • Re-measure quantities of cut/fill, stockpiles and areas when required
  • Maintaining up to date information for the project
  • Recording locations of testing
  • Record keeping of site activities as required
  • Constructing required 3D models for use with the GPS software used by our own plant
  • Ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders on all levels
  • Ability to work well under pressure and work to tight deadline
  • Ability to manage and consider multiple tasks across multiple projects at any one time
  • Be proficient in the use of Total stations, automatic levels, surveying software, 3D modelling and general computer software
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Proactivity
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Integrity and trust
  • Professional and confident
  • Effective communication skill and the ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Have an awareness of current H&S legislation, CDM 2015 and other relevant construction industry legislation


  • Proficient use of Total Stations and all surveying equipment
  • Earthworks setting out and measurement
  • Quantification of cut, fill and stockpile volumes
  • Surveying software and 3D modelling
  • Contaminated land
  • Geotechnical testing
  • Record keeping

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