Jacobs Senior Land Surveyor in Exeter, United Kingdom

Senior Land Surveyor


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverseproviders of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services forindustrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate,innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of thegreatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment forour people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growingbusiness.

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 and our plans to add to this portfolio continue apace. So, would you like to be a member of our developing team in Exeter?

We are seeking individuals with extensive land surveying experience to support the expansion of our Geospatial expertise within the UK Geomatics business.

The surveyor will be required to efficiently organise and maintain field surveyor teams and equipment to complete land survey project tasks. They will be able to review job specifications and plan fieldwork methods, and accurately observe, calculate and record field data.


Essential Criteria

  • Substantial experience working on land survey projects and have demonstrable project experience

  • Experience managing land survey field crews

  • Professional Membership of a relevant Chartered Institution

  • 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

Desirable criteria

  • 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

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring- ‘ BeyondZero ’.We see safety differently - we strive to goBeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees firstin everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our businessand we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering)initiatives. When you joinJacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred oninclusionand diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applicationsfrom candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.


We offer a competitive package which includes a Pension and Life Assurance Scheme and the opportunity to participate in our Flexible Benefits programme which offers up to 29 days holiday per annum and a range of additional benefits.

Successful candidates will beasked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment checkand will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work;Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable tomeet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed orrejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.


Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Exeter

Req ID: BIA0002TG

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