Rail Surveyor - UK Wide

Rail Surveyor – UK Wide

£25,000 to £30,000 PA DOE plus up to £11,000 Overtime and COSS Shifts

Shropshire based leaders in Geomatic Surveying are looking to hire a number of Rail Surveyors UK Wide into their business due to expansion of their projects and planned growth in the business in both new and existing sectors. The client is an innovator in new technology and have re-invented conventional digital surveying techniques in line with tired and tested quality and safety systems.

The role day to day will involve supporting senior surveyors and project managers to conduct rail surveys within a number of different settings and environments. You will have the ability to plan and complete small and medium sized survey jobs and manage their delivery time scales. Sometimes the environments can be challenging so you will need to be able to improvise and adapt to problems to solve them but, also know when to escalate issues to senior team members. Communication is key to this role to ensure that you are able to brief your team members on site and to be able to liaise with end clients. It is essential you have a good understanding of typical survey techniques such as Control networks, GNSS surveys, Traversing & Levelling of survey control in the rail and non-rail environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plain line topographic rail surveys
  • Fence to fence boundary surveys
  • S&C rail surveys
  • Platform & Structure gauging surveys
  • Overhead line equipment surveys (Height & Stagger)
  • HDS laser scanning experience advantageous
  • Office data processing of the above information
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties that may arise
  • Able to determine the most effective methodology for the planning and execution of survey tasks
  • Work effectively as part of a team onsite
  • Management and maintenance of survey equipment
  • Office data processing of the above information to produce CAD Drawings, gauging files & registered point clouds. (experience is advantageous)
  • Adherence to Company manuals and processes
  • Ensure QA/QC Compliance


You must be aware that due to the nature of the work you must be able to drive with a full UK driving licence and be willing to take and pass regular drug 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 be primarily site based and consist of night shifts, Monday to Thursday night with overtime opportunities at the weekend.


In return for this the client offers a comprehensive benefits package and an annual bonus based on company performance. If you think that you might be a good fit for this exciting role then please get in touch immediately as the client are looking to fill this role quickly. Email your most up to date CV to guy@workingsolutions.co.uk or call 01584 877 677 to speak with Guy.

Whether you’re seeking a new permanent position or temporary assignment you’ll find us friendly and professional. Located in central Ludlow, Shropshire we focus on jobs in the West Midlands and UK-wide. Working Solutions has been established for 26 years and with the best jobs around we are an independent agency working hard for you.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful however, we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities

Keywords: Home based, Site Working, UK, surveyor, rail


Salary£25000.00 - £30000.00

RoleRail Surveyor - UK Wide


HoursFull Time


How to applyPlease Contact Guy Bunting - Recruitment Consultant
01584 877677

Contact NameGuy Bunting


Tel01584 877677