Job Opportunities

Utility Surveyor

Company Name

Severn Partnership




Telford, Shropshire

Closing Date


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Severn Partnership operate as market leaders in mobile mapping and Geomatic surveying. We focus on larger scale projects using the latest digital technology. Our mission is to deliver a professional and personal service, regulated at all times by RICS controls and underpinned by strong ethical standards.

In our DNA, we are innovators and new technology adopters, and we are re-inventing conventional survey techniques underpinned by tried and trusted quality and safety systems.

Established since 1985, we strive to lead the market in digital surveying and service delivery adding value to our customers at every stage of the mapping and surveying journey through an agile and dynamic approach. Our expertise is in creating flexible / bespoke / relevant /focussed solutions to complex mapping / surveying challenges.

We are in a period of continued planned growth in existing sectors and areas of expertise combined with rapid expansion into new and leading-edge areas of the mapping and engineering process.

Severn Partnership are a subsidiary company of Munnelly Group PLC, a construction and infrastructure support services group, who are a well-established within their sectors of expertise. We promote the power and benefits of collaboration, partnership, people and technology through best practice and intuitive and synergised solutions.


As a Utility Surveyor, your role will involve supporting Senior Surveyors and Project Managers to conduct surveys in a variety of different environments. You should have the ability to plan and execute small to medium sized jobs and manage time scales, be able to adapt and problem solve and know when to recognise and escalate problems up to senior team members. You must have good communication skills to enable you to brief your team members on site and speak with clients where required. The types of survey tasks you will carry out include; topographic, utility, laser scanning and office data processing. The sectors in which we specialise are; rail and guided transport, highways and bridges, aviation and airside, estates and property, energy & utilities and environmental & marine.

PTS and CSCS accreditations are required, so willingness to complete is essential. You must have a full UK driving licence and be willing to take and pass regular drugs and alcohol screening.

Flexibility in working hours, the willingness to travel and to work outside in adverse weather conditions are all essential requirements of this role. This role will consist of 75% on site and 25% in the office.


  • Responsible for undertaking utility and topographical surveys
  • Manhole lifting and assisting with the observations and measurements
  • Locating utilities via electromagnetic locators and ground penetrating radar
  • Total station and GPS/GNSS observations
  • Working with the latest technology – Stream Up
  • Create Utility Survey drawings and Reports
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties that may arise
  • Mentor and train less experienced team members as and when required
  • Management and maintenance of survey equipment
  • Production of CAD Drawings from Survey Data
  • Post Processing of GPR Data in GREDHD and IQ Maps
  • Assistance in the overall development of the survey department
  • Adherence to Company manuals and processes
  • Ensure QA/QC Compliance


  • Previous experience working as a Utility Surveyor (minimum 2 years)
  • Experience carrying out topographical surveys
  • Experience of using Robotic Total Stations & GNSS
  • Use of GPR and Electromagnetic Locating techniques
  • A suitable qualification in a surveying related discipline advantageous
  • Experience using CAD software
  • Understanding of PAS128 Standards
  • A good team player with excellent communications skills
  • A desire to learn on the job and have a can-do attitude
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Right to work in the UK


  • Health Shield Plan with access to a 24hr GP
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Half price gym membership at Bannatynes gym
  • Mobile Phone Contribution
  • Professional membership and development
  • Staying away allowances
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Daily tax-free allowances when working on site


  • Annual bonus based on company performance

Salary: £26,000-£30,000 dependent on experience plus approximate £6000 in overtime

Please use the email address provided for CV’s and applications.