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Land Surveyor

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UK wide

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RPS Services UK deliver a comprehensive range of onshore and offshore surveying services, playing a vital role in supporting some of the most prestigious development projects in the UK.

With a focus on safety, reliability, and quality we have delivered Topographical, Measured Building, Hydrographic and Underground Utility Surveys across a wide range of private and public sector commissions.

Deploying the latest technology in an exciting and rapidly evolving industry, we offer cutting edge solutions designed to meet the challenges of complex survey requirements.

Our dynamic approach enables us to share efficiency savings with the client whilst demonstrating industry leading health and safety performance and innovative continual improvement.

Working throughout the UK and Ireland our depth of experience in data collection, workflow processes and formation of a reliable end product enables clients to make informed design and risk mitigation decisions at key stages of a project.

We are looking for to align our purpose and promise to our strategic priorities of making RPS a great place to do great work, delivering great work for our clients and making it easy to work together. The position of Land Surveyor  is at the heart of our strategic priorities. In particular delivering great work for our clients by providing excellent customer service and executing basic operational tasks. This position provides an opportunity for you to grow with RPS.

As a Land Surveyor you should have the ability to plan and execute small to medium sized projects and manage timescales. You should have a thorough understanding of the application of Health and safety and QA. The Surveyor must be able to work methodically on their own initiative, problem solve and liaise with clients when necessary. You should have the ability to communicate with clients and colleagues in a professional manner and brief other members of the survey team. The ability to recognise problems and recognise where these are within their own ability to solve or to refer to more senior staff is essential for this role as is the ability to plan and execute small to medium sized surveys involving a number of survey teams. Flexibility in working hours, the willingness to travel and to work outside in adverse weather conditions are all essential requirements of this role.

Key responsibilities/accountabilities


All RPS employees have a responsibility to behave in a manner which ensures that their actions or omissions do not adversely affect the environment or health, safety and wellbeing of themselves, colleagues, contractors, or members of the public. 

All Employees are responsible for:

  • Meeting all responsibilities as outlined in the RPS HSE policy and management systems
  • Participating in any training and safety initiatives implemented by RPS
  • Complying with all reasonable safety directives, and work instructions
  • Stopping work if it is not safe to continue
  • Reporting immediately any incident or potential hazard to their supervisor


  • Listens, consults others and communicates proactively
  • Adapts to the team and builds team spirit
  • Shares expertise and knowledge with others and demonstrates flexibility
  • Shows Initiative and adaptability


  • Demonstrates good Customer Service
  • Ability to a view project from the Clients perspective
  • Demonstrates RPS behaviours
  • Works with colleagues and clients to build relationships based on


  • Operation of safety critical equipment
  • Demonstrates compliance with RPS systems and processes.
  • Demonstrates an awareness and concern for safety in the workplace
  • Accurate and timely job reporting


  • Ability to quickly learn new skills
  • Ability to accurately carry out technical tasks under instruction
  • Desire to develop skills and knowledge

Education and experience

  • 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.
  • Ability to use Trimble / Leica Total stations & GPS
  • Ability to use AutoCAD and LSS, SCC surveying software producing 2D and 3D Models
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs, Word, Excel, Teams etc.
  • Commitment to working safely with good health and safety awareness
  • The desire to develop within a team-orientated environment
  • Full UK driving licence essential

What training you will receive

RPS is committed to investing in you and your career development and progression so we don’t mind how much experience you have – we will train you on everything you need to be successful in this role and beyond.

  • RPS Induction Course
  • EUSR relevant qualifications
  • All role specific training
  • On-the-job training and development

For all interested applicants please refer to the careers page on our website.