Assistant Topographical Surveyor

Posting Date: 19 February 2020

Location: Glasgow, South Lanarkshire, GB, G72 0FT

Company: Babcock

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Assistant Topographical Surveyor
Hamilton, Glasgow



About the role


Here at Babcock International, we’re looking to recruit an Assistant Surveyor to join our team working on a variety of rail based projects. You will work with and support the Senior & Project surveyors on a day to day basis to ensure that the delivery of our contracts within rail are delivered in an efficient, cost effective and safe manner.

You will ensure that when interacting with both external and internal clients that they promote a professional outlook and are fully conversant with the latest technology and innovative working practices being used within the division.

The position is predominantly office based as you will be supporting the post processing stages.


This is an exciting opportunity working at a large Defence Organisation with potential wider opportunities within Babcock for the right individual.


What do I need to do the role?


You will have a good working knowledge of Autocad, and Microstation would be beneficial, with a sound knowledge of the general aspects of topographical  or land surveying, including, downloading of raw survey data and importing into data processing packages.

ONC/HNC qualifications are preferential, or relevant experience in the survey industry with an aspiration to gain formal academic qualification in the survey discipline.

Processing of data including laser screening would also be a useful skill.


What else do I need to know?


There may be a small potential for evening and/or weekend working.


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative work patterns at interview.


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


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