Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Land Surveyors

Shrewsbury. Multiple vacancies.

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About the opportunity:

We are seeking ambitious individuals to support the expansion of our Geospatial expertise within the UK Geomatics business. We require a Graduate Land Surveyor to work with our surveyors in carrying out Topographical and Underground Utility Surveys, as well as 3D Laser Scanning for various engineering projects in the market sectors of Airports, Highways, Railways, Environmental and Industrial Processing/ Petrochemicals.

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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:

  • Undertaking remote site work using a variety cutting edge survey technology
  • Completing office processing activities in line with active survey projects, using high-end survey software
  • 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
  • Mentoring of Assistant Land Surveyors when a suitable level of experience is achieved
  • Assist in the production of survey drawings and reports
  • Assist in the production of Method Statements and Risk Assessments and Safe Plan of Actions

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a Geospatial related subject
  • 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 as well as a passion for being outdoors
  • 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
  • A good level of fitness and 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
  • Initiative to think on your feet, resolving unforeseen issues and forming working solutions.

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 and workflows
  • Relevant work experience in an outdoor, site-based environment

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can. 


  • Educational reimbursement
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Health benefits
  • Disability benefits
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Paid time off and paid holidays

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Shrewsbury
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  • Architecture
  • Building Services
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  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Geotechnical
  • Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology

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