Temporary Highway Surveyor

Recruiter
Crunchposter Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£17,000 per annum
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Closes
21 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Temporary Highway Surveyor
Birmingham
£18,000 (Pro rata)
Temporary (6 Month fixed-term contract)

Our client is a leader in the highways market, providing a complete range of UKPMS Surveys (Course Visual Inspection/Detailed Visual Inspection/SCANNER/Asset Surveys), software and services to Local Authorities and engineering consultants to help them deliver better value for money and service in managing and maintaining our road network.

They are a wholly owned subsidiary of OMG plc which is listed under AIM on the London Stock Exchange.

The Role
The Highway Surveyor role is a field based position completing Footway Network Surveys (FNS) on behalf of their clients.

Using their bespoke software you will inspect their clients’ footway networks and record condition and inventory data onto a handheld PDA. This will require interpreting mapping and description information to correctly identify the specific extents to survey. Surveys will be walked and you will be required to walk in excess of 10km per day on some projects.

Condition information is recorded to UKPMS standard and full training will be given to the successful candidates. Successful candidates will be offered the opportunity to gain a UKPMS FNS Surveying Accreditation.

All staff must ensure that the company’s environmental policy is adhered to.

Working Hours:

37.5 hours per week excluding lunch breaks, Monday to Friday. Starting and finishing times are flexible, but a minimum of 7.5 hours must be worked daily.

Location

This is a field based role so you are required to be mobile. Your work will be carried out in different locations around the North West of England and may require you to work away from home on a Monday-Friday basis. The company will provide you with all reasonable travel and accommodation expenses. You must be located within a 50 mile radius of Sefton.

The Candidate:
To be considered for the Highway Surveyor position, you will have the following experience, skills and attributes:

Required Skills

  • Full, clean driving licence
  • Exclusive use of own vehicle
  • Good level of fitness as role requires walking
  • Excellent IT literacy, including experience of MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent map reading ability
  • Good eye for detail to identify errors
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and productivity targets
  • Flexibility to work to meet the business needs

Desirable skills

  • Experience of highway surveying
  • Experience of using mapping applications (GIS)
  • UKPMS Footway Network Survey/Course Visual Inspection/Detailed Visual Inspection Accreditation

Highway Surveyor Benefits:

  • Pension
  • 25 days annual leave per annum

If you feel you are the right person for Highway Surveyor position, please apply now!