Surveyor / Land Rights Executive – Utilities and Infrastructure


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Bluetownonline Ltd
Building & Construction
Construction/Building Services
Contract Type:
Full Time
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About the job

Job Title: Surveyors / Land Rights – Utilities and Infrastructure

Location: Cambridgeshire – with some remote working 

Salary: Competitive 

Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Who are Bruton Knowles LLP?

Bruton Knowles LLP is an independently owned Chartered Surveying practice who provide a comprehensive range of surveying and property services. Our geographic reach covers the whole of England and Wales with clients in utilities and infrastructure, valuation, commercial, planning and development and rural.

We've taken on new, innovative ways of working to deliver our services and we've created a new strategy to target key areas of growth for the business, resulting in the launch our new Utilities and Infrastructure team, our new National Valuation Team and further development for our Rural team whilst bolstering our activity in commercial, planning and development.

The role:

Due to significant growth within our utilities and infrastructure business we are looking to appoint Land Rights Specialists and Surveyors from entry to senior level within Cambridgeshire and the surrounding counties. Work is predominantly home based with visits and odd days spent in the Cambridge and Bury-St-Edmunds offices.

Main duties are to undertake the acquisition of land / rights in land and carry out compensation work including utility and infrastructure projects which are nationally significant supporting transport, gas, water and electricity schemes.

We are keen to talk to Land Rights / Land professionals, Surveyors with Rural and Agricultural experience, Assistants/Technicians holding or with a desire to work towards AssocRICS, also Qualified Surveyors holding RICS / MRICS up to Senior Associate level.

Why join us?

We're not a giant corporation with faceless, nameless individuals, neither are we a small firm offering little scope for advancement. Our company is of a size to offer stability along with agility and dynamism, career progression, openness, self-empowerment and versatility. You'll be valued as an individual, supported and mentored by the best in the field whatever your experience level. With opportunities in multiple areas including utilities and infrastructure, valuation, commercial, rural, in both the private and public sector you will be working on projects for prestigious clients from individuals to large national organisations.

About you: 

Whether from a rural or a commercial background, candidates will have suitable experience and skills to facilitate delivery of land referencing, negotiating land rights and dealing with compensation claims.  

The job will require someone who has a proven track record in organising their own personal workload and responsibilities, the ability to determine priorities and consistently meet deadlines, providing an effective and efficient platform for the team to operate successfully.


  • Formal qualification or working towards a level that is accredited by the RICS and/or qualified as a Technical or Member of the RICS is preferred but not essential.

Essential Criteria:

  • A good working knowledge of IT is essential, in particular a familiarity with and understanding of the Microsoft Office packages including MS Excel, MS Outlook and preferably good keyboard skills.
  • Self-starter with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with colleagues and clients
  • The ability to work in an organised and methodical fashion, with a high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to supervise less experienced colleagues
  • The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met
  • A willingness to be part of a team and to interact with other professional staff
  • The ability to learn new skills and working methods and be adaptable to change
  • The ability to accept responsibility and, within parameters defined by the immediate performance manager, work on their own initiative
  • A willingness to undertake business development and take a proactive approach to work
  • Driving licence 

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of: Architectural Surveyor, Graduate Surveyors, AssocRICS, RICS, MRICS  Senior Associate, Property Inspector, Land Surveyor, Property Inspection Clerk, Building Inspection Clerk, Project Manager, Construction Project Manager will also be considered for this role


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