Topographical Surveyor


Job summary

Babcock International
£40,000 - £49,999
Building & Construction, Civil, Environmental
Civil/Structural, Construction/Building Services, Defence, Engineering Consultancy, Mining, Rail
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Topographical Surveyor
Location: Hamilton, South Lanarkshire + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Shift disturbance allowances + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54802

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Topographical Surveyor at our Hamilton, South Lanarkshire site.

The role
As a Topographical Surveyor, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Babcock supports Network Rail and other rail industry customers in providing a safe, reliable, and efficient rail network across Great Britain.

Day to day, you'll be responsible for the delivery of surveys in an efficient, cost effective and safe manner. Primarily you will work within our Rail business however, may have the opportunity to work with other commercial businesses including within the Nuclear industry.

  • Responsible for the technical delivery of your topographical survey projects.
  • Carry out any site works in a safe and efficient manner adhering to Babcock International's and Network Rail's technical and safety standards.
  • Liase with both external and internal stakeholders, always ensuring the highest level of service.
  • Stay up to date on the latest technology and working practices to ensure we are always offering the most cost and time effective solutions for our customers.

This role is full time at 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday and will be based at our site in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire with hybrid working from home arrangements. Due to the nature of our Rail business, there is an expectation to work nights and some weekends, in return you will receive shift disturbance allowances of up to time and three quarters of your salaried rate depending on shift worked. There is a requirement to travel to sites across the UK and Northern Ireland.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential experience of the Topographical Surveyor:

  • Experience of working within in the Rail industry is highly desirable.
  • Competent in Topographical surveying, including the use of the latest Total Stations, data collection of both Static and RTK GPS surveys, Route Clearance surveys, deformation surveys, elevation surveys and track setting out.
  • Experience of Lazer scanning
  • Have worked with UAV's (Drones) previously either as a pilot or post processing.

Qualifications for the Topographical Surveyor:

  • Educated to HNC / HND level within a relevant engineering discipline however, we value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance of 28 days plus bank holidays
  • 5% Matched contribution pension scheme, 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 most 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

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed taco 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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