Surveyor - Setting Out


Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Surveyor
Location: Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56026

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Setting Out Surveyor at our Hinkley Point C site.

This is a brilliant opportunity to work as part of the MEH Alliance on the prestigious Hinkley Point C Nuclear project. The alliance work across the project to integrate and coordinate the delivery of all main Mechanical, Electrical, Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (MEH), cabling and associated support services. This innovative approach will help different contractors work as a single entity to deliver the complex installation of cabling and pipework in the power station's vast network of rooms.

The role

As a Setting Out Surveyor, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Being part of the MEH Alliance working on Hinkley Point C is a chance to be involved in a major project with national significance.

Due to project progression, we are looking for multiple Surveyors skilled in Setting Out, at various levels, to include:

  • Surveyor
  • Senior Surveyor

Day to day, you will play a key role through carrying out Surveying responsibilities integral in the construction of Hinkley Point C.

  • Complete setting out surveys prior to equipment arriving on site for layout of the temporary equipment and the permanent equipment
  • Conduct post install location surveys for as built drawings all to the ensure compliance to the designed tolerances
  • Review any supplied setting out data to check design co-ordinates against the site grid system to ensure compatibility
  • Produce "As-built" surveys of equipment foundations, including cast anchors and embedded plates
  • Oversee a team of surveyors on site - exclusive to Senior Surveyor

This position involves manual work. This could include lifting, bending, using tools, or standing for extended periods of time.

This role is full time 38 hours per week, and is based at Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset.

Essential experience of the Setting Out Surveyor

  • Strong experience of Setting Out
  • Experience with survey equipment, such as Total Station and Digital Level
  • Production of Survey Reports
  • Knowledge of CDM regulations
  • AutoCAD (essential) and STARNET (desirable) experience
  • Management of Survey Teams - exclusive to Senior Surveyor

Qualifications for the Setting Out Surveyor

  • Surveying or Engineering qualifications or suitable experience

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.
  • Opportunities to develop your career.

Cavendish Nuclear

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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