Job Opportunities

Trainee Topographic (Land) Surveyor

Company Name

Sumo Services


Cornwall, Hampshire, Chessington, Barnet

Closing Date


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The SUMO Group is one of the largest multi-disciplinary survey practices in the UK, with nationwide coverage.   With over 30 years of trade and employing some of the leading individuals within our industry, we can offer unrivalled expertise across the entire survey sector.

Due to continued growth, we are looking for trainee land surveyors to join our teams based at each of our offices in St Austell Cornwall,  Havant Hampshire, Chessington South London, and Barnet North London, or even work remotely.  These offices look after a wide variety of clients in the infrastructure, civil engineering,  housing and renewable energy sectors.

The successful candidates will work alongside our experienced land surveyors and be trained by us over time, in all aspects of topographic land surveying (including the use of survey instrumentation such as GPS, Total Stations & 3D scanning), and AutoCAD survey processing software.

As a trainee role, candidates do not require any formal qualifications, but ideally should have: –

  • A willingness to learn, with an eye for detail
  • Good time keeping skills, with a strong work ethic
  • The ability to work under supervision as part of a team
  • A willingness to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Freedom to travel with some overnight stays
  • A full UK driving licence
  • The ambition to build a successful long-term career

Salary and benefits:

  • Competitive market salary based upon experience
  • Overtime Pay
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 5 weeks holiday
  • Use of a company vehicle (when needed)
  • Discretionary bonus scheme


The successful candidates must live in the UK and will be enthusiastic, motivated and enjoy working as part of a team.  This is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking company offering excellent training and career prospects.

If you wish to apply, please send your CV to the link on the left.