Job Opportunities

Setting Out Engineer

Company Name

Midland Survey Limited


Midlands, Stroud, Milton Keynes

Closing Date


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Midland Survey Ltd is one of the largest surveying companies in the country working with private and public clients on projects of up to £5m in value.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Setting- Out Engineers to join our South West & Midlands teams. The position will be based out of our Midlands / Stroud / Milton Keynes offices but will necessitate travel to/from our construction sites nationwide. Therefore, applicants should hold a full UK driving licence.

The role will involve:

  • Ability to interpret Setting out drawings/ strings
  • Setting out line and level using co-ordinates via Total Station
  • An understanding of construction Engineering works
  • To receive all drawings and information and set out sites in accordance with same
  • To provide all necessary as built drawings and information
  • To plot information from and to survey equipment
  • Undertake survey works- pre-commencement and upon completion
  • Document control of on-site drawings and drawing register
  • To keep measuring equipment in a suitable condition for accurate measurement
  • To identify design errors before implementation on site and liaise with designers to

The successful Engineer will have:

  • Experience in the use of CAD software
  • CSCS card
  • Previous experience working within the construction industry with an understanding of building and civil engineering works including understanding of site paperwork and photos
  • An understanding of street works
  • An awareness of Health and Safety policies
  • The ability to adapt to client’s requirements
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be adaptable, as role will be primarily site based so you will be required to work at various times including early starts, late finishes and night working

Salary dependent upon experience

Job types: Full- time, Permanent


  • Opportunity to progress
  • Company vehicle
  • Supported training
  • 6 monthly Boot Allowance
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Eye Test Allowance