Surveyor & Planner x 2

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Washington, Tyne & Wear

Salary: Up to £45k per annum

Benefits: Car or car allowance and pension

Hours of Work: Full time

Start Date: ASAP

The client:

The client is a UK gas and energy engineering specialist offering design, build and maintenance on critical national infrastructure for the UK gas asset owners. The client provides a comprehensive range of water infrastructure services covering all aspects of pipeline networks including investigation, design, planning infrastructure maintenance, mains rehabilitation, new connections, metering and repairs. Fixed Line Telecoms provide construction of networks including cabling, splicing and testing on networks.


To be responsible for the identification and scoping of fixed line telecommunications works as per the client’s requirements.

This role is to check, verify and amend as required coordinating with all parties to achieve the agreeable scope.

This would be achieved by interpreting the client’s requirements, of their design and scope to successfully deliver the required schemes.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Surveying of new schemes to identify risks and construction techniques

  • Design producing construction design drawings for schemes, liaise with the client to fulfil their requirements while complying with the technical standards

  • Ensuing all planning criteria have been met including CDM regulations

  • Coordinate with principle designer and principle contractor

  • Liaison with client regarding network requirements

  • Undertaking site meetings with client, highway authority and subcontractors

  • Identifying subcontractor requirements

  • Producing construction programmes of the schemes for client and operational requirements

  • Identify and coordinate with highway authorities and plan any peritomy requirements

  • Identify all customer communications

  • Effective communication with all stakeholders

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Understand fixed line telecoms

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Good communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Basic technical knowledge of the telecommunications industry

  • Basic AutoCAD experience

  • Health and safety awareness

  • NRSWA awareness

  • Microsoft Project

  • Microsoft Office

  • Thrive within our values and culture of relentlessly striving to excellence through;

  • Doing the right thing

  • Raising the bar

  • Positive attitude and energetic pace

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Integrity

  • Ability to make things happen – starter/finisher

  • Tact and the ability to deal with difficult situations

  • I.T literate particularly Microsoft Office and Excel.

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills

  • Team player, but also comfortable working alone.

  • Understands the need for respect, sensitivity and discretion in a public facing role.

  • Some flexibility of working hours may be required.

  • Self-Motivated, enthusiastic and calm under pressure.


Contact for this job: Lisa Doyle

Method of application: CV

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