Utility Surveyor

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Utility Surveyor

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    Tracey McDermott

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    29 days ago

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FJA are looking to recruit a number of Utility Surveyors who will work for a leading Utilities specialist. The role will be based in and around the Cumbria area.

The Utility Surveyors will be part of a well-established Design Team who are responsible for the investigation and detailed design of distribution and water networks on the Northern area contracts.

The successful candidate will be involved in locating underground lead pipe and water/wastewater pipework on the water network. You will be working alongside experienced Design Technicians on a day to day basis and will report to the Design Manager.

A background within the Leakage industry or previous experience as a Leakage Technician would be advantageous.


Ensure up front survey drawings accurately reflect any Health and safety issues and environment issues in relation to the work to be delivered.
Ensure As-built surveys accurately reflect the works that has been completed on site and carried out in a timely manner.
To identify and obtain information regarding third party stakeholders/private landowners including access points, fencing requirements and working areas as and when required
To complete a full site survey report including drawings and environmental risk assessment including all the information stated for use by design / investigation team.
Identify any key risks and relay these to the design/investigation team
Ensure photographic records are captured and labelled identifying all areas of the works throughout the process Feasibility, Investigation, Design, Detail Design and Completion of a scheme.
Ensure tasks are complete within programme.
Ensure any near misses/hazards are reported.
Ensure 100% compliance with Health & Safety, and environmental issues.
Liaise with land owners and occupiers prior to land entry and carry out schedule of conditions.
Liaise internally with departments, client and third parties 


Possess a good knowledge of the distribution and water networks
Be aware of risks, both safety and Environmental
Aware of construction techniques
NRASWA and Water Hygiene preferable
Knowledge of surveying techniques
Basic knowledge of using MS Office Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook
Ability to demonstrate an initiative to work on their own and as part of a team
Have good attention to detail and be health and safety aware.
Suitable Locations - Cumbria, Carlisle, Penrith, Keswick, Workington, Whitehaven or Barrow-in Furness

If you are looking for a fantastic career opportunity as a Graduate Design Technician and want to work for a forward-thinking Company then apply now with your current updated CV.

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Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not always able to reply to all applications. If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks then please accept that your application has been unsuccessful for the role we currently have advertised.

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