Graduate Opportunity

Land Surveyor Graduate 2023

Civil/Quantity Surveying/Building Surveying.

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About the role:

Join the UK’s largest infrastructure group and work on some of the biggest projects the world has ever seen. Projects that will support and shape the world of tomorrow for millions of people and enable you to build a successful career. 

Balfour Beatty and me

What makes Balfour Beatty a great place to work? Is it the limitless career opportunities, our inclusive culture, the scale and complexity of our projects or working alongside the industry’s finest experts? Hear from our colleagues across the UK, US and Hong Kong on why you should shape a career at Balfour Beatty.

We are passionate about sustainability, so as a Land Surveyor Graduate with us, you will be part of a cohort and be assigned Corporate Social Responsibility Projects that are changing the construction industry for the better. 

Balfour Beatty is also a leading member of the 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.

The 5% Club, members aspire to achieve 5% of their workforce in earn and learn positions (including apprentices, sponsored students, and graduates on formalised training programmes)

What you'll be doing:

Working as a valued member of our Measurements team, you’ll be involved in many aspects of Land Surveying and measurements such as, collecting and analysing data to map the shape of land for our construction projects.

To transforming data from the digital environment to the construction environment and will be a part of a centre of excellence in all survey related matters.

Your duties could include:

  • Carrying out initial surveys
  • Using surveying instruments and GPS to chart exact coordinates of site features
  • Verification ,installation and maintenance of survey control networks to the highest order
  • Point clouds and digital ground models from photogrammetry using UAV technology
  • Data acquisition and analysis of LIDAR data from terrestrial, mobile and airborne platforms
  • Gathering data and using geographic information systems (GIS) to analyse and interpret site features (geomatics)
  • Monitoring land movement and subsidence caused during our construction process
  • Drafting 2D and 3D charts and maps using computer aided design software and other cartographic techniques.
  • Analysis and provision of digital data for machine control operations and setting out

These roles will be based in Derby.

Who we're looking for:

  • A minimum of a 2:2 BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in Civil engineering or any other relevant accredited Surveying degree. 
  • Ideally have experience within an engineering and/or Rail environment
  • Eligibility to work and live in the UK at the time of joining
  • Ideally hold a full UK drivers’ license at the time of joining 

Why work for us:

Alongside the amazing opportunity, support and pride that you’ll gain from developing your career with one of the world’s foremost infrastructure giants, you’ll also enjoy:

  • A 2-year graduate programme
  • A competitive and regularly reviewed salary
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible and generous benefits package
  • Company car (dependant on role) 
  • Your professional institution fees covered by us

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: March 5th, 2023
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Derby
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Surveying
  • Civil
  • Quantity Surveying

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