Job Opportunities

Assistant GPR Surveyor

Company Name

Cat Surveys Group Limited


£22,400 - £25,000


Brentwood, Essex

Closing Date


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Reporting to: GPR Manager

Role Purpose:
The Assistant GPR Surveyor is responsible for supporting Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) surveys, data collection and analysis. The Assistant GPR Surveyor will be required to undertake GPR Surveys using multiple techniques whilst maintaining safe working practices. This will be a key role for providing high quality survey data, following surveying processes and specifications with accuracy. The Assistant GPR Surveyor will be required to deliver survey outcomes within the specified timescales and budgetary expectations.

Key Accountabilities:
As an Assistant GPR Surveyor you will undertake part or parts of the following tasks (this list is not exhaustive):
• Obtain brief from Manager prior to each survey to ensure correct and complete survey results are obtained in line with client specifications
• Use experience of the detection of utilities or application of GPR in other fields – such as structural assessment
• Responsible for supporting the collection and analysis of GPR data on site, along with appropriate software packages to produce required client outputs or data to be added to other schemes
• Employ PAS128 and associated industry guidelines
• Maintain effective communication between clients, main contractors and supply chain
• Work with and follow the direction of other surveyors to provide the survey reports to the required standard, format and output, within the required timescales
• Liaise with client and other interested parties on the completion of any of the above tasks by telephone, email, or other means as necessary
• Produce and maintain reports, spreadsheets and databases where necessary to facilitate the above tasks
• Follow Risk Assessment and Method Statements. Follow Health and Safety reporting guidelines
• Ensure all legislative requirements are adhered to whilst on site – such as: Health & Safety, NRSWA, CDM etc.
• Participate in ‘lessons learned’ and contribute to the improvement of processes
• Participate in the development of equipment, methods or software
• Maintain equipment and vehicles as required to ensure they are always available
• You may also be required to undertake duties within other areas of the company as and when required

Key Competencies:
• Good IT skills including competency in the Microsoft Office software suite
• Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work accordingly
• Forensic attention to detail
• Good communication skills – both written and verbal
• Professional telephone manner
• Good organisational skills

Preferable Skills:
• Experience using GPR post-processing software is preferred
• Experience using AutoCAD is preferred
• Experience of GPR use in the utilities and construction industry is preferred
• Minimum of 5 GCSE’s > C/4 grade, or equivalent, including Maths & English
• Driving licence
• CSCS Card is preferred
• NRSWA Certified is preferred

Operating Environment:
The role is predominately a field based role working from our Brentwood office with days spent at the office as required. Night shifts and weekend shifts may be required. Travelling and working away from home may also be required.

Please Email CV to Address Provided.