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Jacobs Assistant Surveyor in London, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

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

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 and Local Authorities. Our current challenges include a significant portfolio of infrastructure projects for Highways England and Network Rail with many more opportunities in the pipeline. So would you like to be a member of our Geomatics team in Croydon?

We are seeking individuals to support the expansion of our Geospatial expertise within the UK Geomatics business. We require Assistant Land Surveyors in Croydon to work with our surveyors in carrying out topographical/Laser Scanning/Deformation Monitoring surveys for various engineering projects in the market sectors of Airports, Highways, Railways, Environmental and Industrial Manufacture and Development. You will be trained in how to use the latest surveying equipment, receive structured on-the-job training and funded studies may be available to help you obtain a recognised qualification.

Responsibilities associated with this post will 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 Land 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

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • 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 have a full UK driving licence as the role will involve travel to site locations Flexibility is required and you must be prepared to spend time on site away from the regional office.

  • Experience in using industry standard survey equipment and processing software.

  • Relevant work experience which demonstrates applied knowledge of land survey procedures and work experience in an outdoor, site based environment.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s –

find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.