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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive Salary & Benefits

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Land Surveyor

Land Surveyor


Location: Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater 
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits 
Employment type: Permanent/ Full Time 
Closing date: 10th August 2022



Join EDF as a Land Surveyor, and you’ll join one of the most exciting and challenging projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK.

At Hinkley Point C (HPC) we are building two new nuclear reactors, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK providing low carbon electricity for around six million homes.

As a Land Surveyor, you will be part of the HPC site Construction Team and report to the Survey Manager. 

You will take responsibility of collecting survey measurements and data as part of:

•    Contractors’ surveillance process
•    Survey network installation
•    Monitoring activities on permanent buildings
•    Various topographical surveys and other survey works


In your role, you will be a staunch advocate of our Nuclear Safety Culture and help to embed this approach in all processes and activities undertaken on the Project. 


Pay, benefits and culture…


We offer a competitive benefits package, including a company pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.  

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.  

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.  

We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.


What you’ll be doing…


You will be responsible for managing your own survey workload and adhering to predefined surveillance percentages as identified in Surveillances Strategies, Inspection and Test Plans and Company Procedures.


As a Land Surveyor, you will be required to:


•    Collect and process survey data and assess this data against the tolerances within the specification.
•    Notify the Survey Manager and wider construction teams of any deviations or non-conformance.
•    Create reports on completed measurement using a range of software and compile these reports onto an online reporting system. 
•    Measure and maintain survey control across site using a range of measurement methods. Record this measurement in technical documents to then be issued to the wider construction teams for use on site.
•    Review and make comment on the contractor’s survey and measurement procedures. Ensure that the contractor follows these procedures and raise any issues to the Survey Manager. 
•    Develop and maintain an understanding of construction drawings, construction activities, Quality Control Plans and Quality Inspection Records. 
•    Manage and organise the survey workload within his allocated construction area. 
•    Write the survey inspection reports, technical documents to be approved by Survey Team Manager or Lead Surveyor. 
•    Ensure that all activities carried out is in accordance with the specifications and documents applicable to that work. 


Who you are…


Your background may include some of the following:



•    A minimum of HND in a Land Survey/Engineering Surveying or equivalent vocational training and experience
•    Excellent organisation, delegation and communication skills.  Ability to work within a high performing team that continuously outperforms expectations and objectives
•    Ability to be flexible in their approach, prioritise work and remain resilient and focussed when under pressure
•    General profession skills such as accuracy, tenacity, diplomacy and results orientation 
•    Good survey technical knowledge: 
-    Experience in using a range of instruments such as Total station, Digital level, Scanner, GPS (rover and static) especially Leica although other systems are welcomed.
-    Survey data processing and quality checking
-    Technical survey report writing experience preferred
-    AutoCAD basic proficiency as minimum




•    Experience of using survey adjustment software to calculate level, total station and GPS networks.
•    Experience in a large industrial/project environment would be advantageous 
•    General understanding of the post’s obligations under CDM Regulations – along with an understanding of the document and drawing approvals processes 
•    Strong communication skills in English are required, and knowledge of French could be an advantage
•    Experience in the use of electronic handheld devices to capture information


Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.




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