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At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.
In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and... flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for talented people to join us across the UK and Ireland to continue our focus on building relationships and delighting our clients (90% of our business is repeat business). In return we have opportunities to work on unique and exciting projects, and a stable platform upon which to develop your career.

Jacobs has an enviable reputation in the UK consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with clients that include the Highways Agency, National Contractors and Local Authorities. Our current challenges include a significant portfolio of infrastructure projects for the Highways Agency and Network Rail with many more opportunities in the pipeline.

We are seeking individuals to support the expansion of our Geospatial expertise within the UK Geomatics business. We particularly need experienced staff to develop our business and require Land Surveyors based in our Reading and Manchester Offices who will be involved in carrying out topographical/Laser Scanning/Deformation Monitoring surveys for various engineering projects in the market sectors of Highways, Railways, Environmental, Utilities Airports, and Industrial Manufacture and Development.

Responsibilities associated with this post will include:
• Liaison with other members of the Geomatics team to allocate appropriate staff and equipment resources to enable work to be delivered to time, budget and quality
• Communication of project related issues to the Geomatics Project Manager
• Assistance and input into the preparation of margin profiles for projects
• Monitoring and reporting of costs and progress to the Project Manager
• Mentoring of Graduate Land Surveyors and Assistant Land Surveyors to identify training requirements
• Checking of surveys using robust Quality Assurance Procedures prior to verification by a nominated checker
• Production of survey drawings and reports
• Production of Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Safe Plan of Actions
• A degree or equivalent qualification in Land Survey or Geomatics.
• Relevant work experience which demonstrates applied knowledge of land survey procedures.
• Experience in using industry standard survey equipment and processing software.
• You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of, and a desire to work within, a range of Geomatics disciplines, including Topographic, Measured Building, Hydrographic, Deformation, GIS, and Laser Scanning survey.
• You will be keen to work within a range of environments including the Highways, Rail, Environmental, Energy and Property sectors.
• You will need to have a full UK driving licence as the role will involve travel to site locations Flexibility is required and you must be prepared to spend time on site away from the regional office.
• Membership of a Chartered Institute or the aim to work towards professional accreditation is desirable. Project management abilities, leadership skills and commercial awareness would be beneficial.
• Experience of surveying in the rail environment, familiarity of Leica or Trimble equipment, LSS software and Terrestrial Laser Scanning, would also be advantageous.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s –

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role
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Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then

: United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Wokingham-UK Reading Winnersh

: United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-London-UK London - Cottons Lane

: Mar 28, 2024, 10:12:44 PM

: Geoscience


: Experienced

Job Classification: Fulltime-Regular


UK Reading Winnersh

1180 Eskdale Road Winnersh

Wokingham RG41 5TU

Capabilities: Environmental Planning
Winnersh UK


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