Surveyor & Planner

£35,000 - £45,000 per annum

Tyne and Wear


Job Description

Our client, a leading civil and utilities construction contractor, who specialise in telecoms, gas and energy and water networks and infrastructure, is looking to employ a Surveyor & Planner on a permanent basis to be responsible for the identification and scoping of fixed line telecommunications works as per the client’s requirements, to check, verify and amend as required, whilst coordinating with all parties involved to achieve the scope and to interpret the client’s requirements of design and scope to successfully deliver the required schemes.

Reporting to the Telecommunications Performance and Compliance Manager, the right candidate would need demonstrable experience of the responsibilities below.
• Surveying of new schemes to identify risks and construction techniques
• Design producing construction design drawings for schemes, liaise with the client to fulfil their requirements while complying with the technical standards
• Ensuing all planning criteria have been met including CDM regulations
• Coordinate with principal designer and principal contractor
• Liaison with client regarding network requirements
• Undertaking site meetings with client, highway authority and subcontractors
• Identifying subcontractor requirements
• Producing construction programmes of the schemes for client and operational requirements
• Identify and coordinate with highway authorities and plan any peritomy requirements
• Identify all customer communications
• Effective communication with all stakeholders

The Person:
• Understand fixed line telecoms
• Ability to work under pressure
• Good communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Basic technical knowledge of the telecommunications industry
• Basic AutoCAD experience
• Health and safety awareness
• NRSWA awareness
• Microsoft Project
• Microsoft Office

Minimum Experience Needed:
• Demonstratable experience as a surveyor or experience surveying in a planning role, mainly in the telecoms or utilities industry.
• Demonstratable experience with NRSWA and Health and Safety aspects.
• Experience working with fixed line telecoms and technical knowledge of the telecommunications industry.
• Experience using AutoCAD in a professional capacity.
• I.T literate including Microsoft Suite and Microsoft Project, or other planning tools.

Qualifications Needed:
• HND / HNC / NVQ or equivalent in relevant construction subject.

Training required:
• Full, valid UK driving licence.

If rate of pay is a sliding scale what is needed to get to the top amount:
• Further experience in a Surveying or Planning role, mainly in the telecoms industry.
• Further relevant qualifications or a professional membership with a relevant body.
• Further demonstratable experience with all points outlined in the job description and minimum experience section.

The salary banding is indicative and dependent on experience. Details on the full package are to be discussed during shortlisting.
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