Job Opportunities

Geomatics Survey Assistant/Trainee

Company Name

Survey Design Services


Faversham, Kent

Closing Date


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SDS are looking for a Survey Assistant to work alongside our Land, Drainage & Utility Surveyors to carry out multiple surveying tasks including; Assisting our land surveyors with their day to day tasks, assisting out below ground utility tracing teams with tracing, positioning and survey of below ground assets such as cables, ducts & pipes with the use of various techniques including electro-magnetic location, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) manhole inspection etc and assisting our GIS surveyors with the mapping and condition surveys of drainage assets.

The role/position overview

We require a hardworking & ambitious individual to join our team of experienced, high quality survey teams to be trained in the use of the latest High Definition Array GPR, electro-magnetic, & geodetic equipment, GNSS (GPS) receivers, and land survey equipment.  This role would involve an individual to work as part of a team and with further progression to work independently.

  • Underground Utility Surveys
  • Topographical Surveys
  • Ground Penetrating Radar Survey
  • AutoCAD drawing production
  • Client Liason
  • Quality data collection
  • Time management
  • Project deadlines


  • Candidates should be hardworking, flexible and conscientious.
  • Possess good communication skills, a strong work ethic, and have the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • The applicant needs to demonstrate professionalism and credibility
  • Full clean UK driving license
  • Flexibility of working away from home and out of hours


  • Some understanding of surveying principles is beneficial.
  • Any experience of 2D, 3D CAD or any other Graphics packages would be a benefit.
  • An enthusiasm for travel.
  • A keen problem solver.


Overtime at Weekends & Nights

Pension scheme

On-going career development, training & professional qualification attainment

To apply please send CV’s / apply in writing to Nolan Forwood, Director and email to the link on the left.