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Assistant Topographical Surveyor

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Guildford, Surrey

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An Assistant Topographical Surveyor is required for our Guildford Survey team. The role represents a great opportunity for an Assistant Topographical Surveyor working primarily in the Highways Infrastructure and Water sectors, but also on Rail, greenfield or brownfield sites.

Your new role, what’s involved?

As a key member of our busy Survey team, you’ll be assisting the management team with respect to the following:

  1. Working within a team of Topographical Surveyors based UK wide, working alongside the Buried Services Surveying, UAV and MBS teams.
  2. Assisting seniors to carry out land and engineering surveys with respect to briefs and specifications
  3. Processing of survey data, ensuring that the prevailing standards of WSP are adhered to

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • A relevant technical degree/HND in surveying or a related discipline, with experience in a similar role. However, candidates with suitable skills and proven experience will be considered.
  • Membership of a professional body would be advantageous·
  • Experience in the use of total stations, GNSS & terrestrial laser scanners·
  • Experience in the planning and piloting of UAV’s Surveys would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Experience in carrying out Buried Services Surveys would be advantageous but not essential·
  • Experience in the use of relevant software including N4ce (or similar), Trimble Business Centre (or similar) and AutoCAD·
  • Knowledge of Cyclone, Cloudworx or MX would be advantageous but not essential ·
  • Good problem solving, self-management and people skills·
  • An understanding of project and commercial considerations·
  • Ability to work effectively alone or as part of a team·
  • The applicant shall have a full UK driving licence as the role will require travel around the country

What’s in it for you?

  • Work-life balance?

WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – whether that’s for your families, friends, or yourself.

Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.

  • Inclusivity & Diversity?

We want our people to achieve rewarding careers. At work we celebrate integrity and treat people with respect. We support each other and embrace diversity to create a place where people come together and do great things.

Our VIBE (LGBT + employee), Women in Leadership, CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity), WSP Connect (visible and non-visible disabilities) and our Gender Balance Group help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential. Belonging@WSP.

  • Health & Wellbeing?

We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.

Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor. You can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.

  • Flex your time?

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We can also offer part time working, where required. New for 2022, is the ability to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.

  • Your development?

We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that’s why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that’s chartership, training or mentoring.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!


Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.

Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.