Rail Surveyor - Midlands

Location Manchester
Discipline: Rail , Civil Engineering
Salary: £30000-36000
Contact name: Luke Norton

Contact email: luke.norton@hsqrecruitment.com
Job ref: RS - Mids
Published: 6 months ago
Startdate: ASAP
HSQ Recruitment are currently on the lookout for a Rail Surveyor based in Midlands (or surrounding areas) to join a leading rail contractor with an extensive knowledge base and the right industry skills gained through years of practical experience of delivering projects.

With some of the industries most experienced and respected practitioners our senior leadership team manage and develop a committed and energetic group of engineers and surveyors. Fully RISQS approved for Permanent Way & Electrification design and consultancy, as well as multidisciplinary Railway Engineering and Geomatics & Data Management enables an innovative, focused approach to design and management of Railway Engineering projects.
Purpose of the Role:
  • To carry out topographical and railway surveys
  • To carry out surveys to the requirements of the survey specifications in contracts or to the requirements of Designers
  • To accurately and reliably produce survey data to present to clients or Designers
  • Carry out surveys as directed by the Lead Surveyor
  • In co-ordination with the Lead Surveyor be able to determine the most appropriate professional manner for the planning and execution of surveys
  • Diligently complete land, overhead line, railway and gauging surveys
  • Carry out calibration and maintenance for all survey equipment
  • In co-ordination with the Lead Surveyor establish survey monitoring regimes
  • Carry out setting out activity in accordance with design drawings and scheme plans
  • Produce survey data accurately and rapidly
  • Where the Surveyor is a COSS/SWL. Act as ‘Person In Charge’ on behalf of PBH Surveys, liaising with the planning team to ensure compliance with the NR/L2/OHS/019 ‘Safety of people at work on or near the line’, supporting the planning and management of work including site and task based risks and mitigation. 
Required Knowledge of:
  • Total Station
  • Platform gauge
  • Laser Sweep
  • GPS
  • Heights and staggers gauge
  • Mephisto
  • Automatic and digital levels
  • Laser Scanner
  • Track Measuring Device
  • Terramodel / LSS / Liscad / SCC / N4CE
  • Trimble Business Software / Leica GEO Office
  • AutoCAD / Microstation
  • Bentley Railtrack / MX Rail
  • RICS and Network Rail surveying standards into site practice
  • Traversing
  • Topographical and detailed surveying
  • Levelling
  • Gauging
  • Hallade
  • GPS / GNSS operation

Required Qualifications:
  • PTS
  • First aid
  • CAT/Genny
  • To act as UAV Pilot as and when required