Route Surveyor

Job Title: Route Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - East Midlands
Salary: Dependant on experience
REF: 116422
Contact Name: Luke Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Our client is a fast growing ICP who undertake new electrical utility connections. They are looking to recruit a Route Surveyor to will assist the Civils Estimator to complete site feasibility surveys at the tendering stage in order to provide accurate costs for the projects. The successful candidate will have the ability to assess and evaluate cost effective routes with viable solutions.

The Role

  • Conduct site feasibility surveys
  • Prepare, maintain and complete reports and sketches to clarify the viability of proposed utility routes.
  • Undertake as-built drawings and setting out positioning with the aid of GPS equipment
  • Analyse graphical data whilst working to a high level of accuracy
  • Contribute to problem solving, assess and evaluate outcomes
  • Attend meetings with stakeholders

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Utilities, Civils, Highways background or similar
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience / knowledge of the New Roads and Streetworks Act
  • Physically fit
  • Clean driving license
  • Articulate and numerate with good communication skills both written and spoken
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good observation skills and attention to detail
  • Be prepared to work in all weather conditions


  • Knowledge of site safety regulations
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD 2D programs and surveying technology
  • Current CSCS
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Geographical knowledge of England and Wales
  • Manage time effectively
  • Strong IT skills
  • Self-motivated with an eye for detail
  • Ability to prioritise effectively
  • Ability to build relationships