Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Utility Surveyor

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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 globe, we’re continuing to grow our business every year.

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

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, Local Authorities and many more. Our plans to add to this portfolio continue apace. So, would you like to be a member of our developing Geomatics team?

We are seeking individuals with an interest in surveying and mapping the underground environment using various geophysical methods. The job provides opportunities to travel and collect data around the U.K and beyond, using a variety of problem solving methods and techniques. The role will involve carrying out fieldwork for below ground utility/geophysical surveys and drainage surveys on varied sites using Electromagnetic and GPR techniques. Excellent opportunity to gain outdoor site-based experience

Training will be provided to develop the theoretical and practical skills you have learnt during your degree so you can work towards professional accreditation and you will also be enrolled in our Graduate Development Programme to allow you to develop a career within our diverse business.

Responsibilities associated with the position 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 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.


Essential Criteria

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a Geospatial related subject, Geography, Geology, Geomatics or Surveying
  • 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 hold a full UK driving licence as the role will involve use of the survey support vehicle and travel to remote site locations.
  • Flexibility is required and you must be prepared to spend time on site working away from the regional office, to include occasional unsocial working hours.

Desirable Skills

  • A/AS Level (or equivalent) qualifications in Mathematics and Geography.
  • Relevant work experience in an outdoor, site based environment.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: BIA0005F3
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 31st, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Stockton
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Surveying
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Quantity Surveying

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