Jacobs Principal Land Surveyor in Birmingham, United Kingdom
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We are seeking individuals with strong Land Surveying experience to support the continued expansion of our Geospatial expertise within the UK Surveying and Reality Capture business.
Jacobs has an enviable reputation in the UK consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high-profile projects with clients that include the Highways England, National Contractors and Local Authorities. Our current challenges include a significant portfolio of infrastructure projects with many more opportunities in the pipeline.
As a Principal Land Surveyor you will be required to efficiently organise and maintain field survey teams and equipment to complete project tasks. You will be able to review job specifications and plan fieldwork methods, and accurately observe, calculate and record field data.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Substantial experience working on land survey projects and have demonstrable project experience
Experience managing land survey field crews
Work without direct day to day supervision and make technical and supervisory decisions for projects assigned within specified limits of authority
Experience in identification of, and marketing to clients
Experience with registration and 3D modelling software
Full driving licence is essential
Bachelor’s degree in a technical field preferred but not essential
Land Surveying experience in the rail and utility sectors
Experience with operating various 3D scanners including Leica, Faro and Z & F
Evidence of planning daily activities considering possible multiple projects to meet productivity goals set by Project Managers
Evidence of recommendations to Project Managers for external equipment, procedural changes, and new equipment purchases
Supervise the team’s use of equipment, preparation of sketches and notes, and electronic data collection
Evidence of input to Project Managers and Group Leaders for the formal performance evaluation of crew members
Evidence of survey department and field team training
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