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Job Title: Monitoring Engineer

Salary/Rate: £20,000 - £25,000

Location: Chester

Job Type: Permanent

Industry/Specialist Area: Surveying

Client Description:

Our client is one of the leading independent geotechnical and ground engineering specialists in the UK. They have regional offices throughout the UK, as well as a large UKAS accredited laboratory, that enable them to deliver and take on projects nationwide and deliver high quality geotechnical, geo-environmental and ground engineering investigations and services.

Job Description:

This challenging and exciting opportunity requires an ambitious Land Surveyor looking to gain the opportunity to work for a market leading contractor and be at the forefront of their growth within geomatics and land surveying.


They operate within a variety of sectors that include high-rise buildings, brownfield and waterside developments, bridges, railways, highways, pipelines, offshore energy and multi-utilities. Projects vary in size and complexity, from small ground investigations to multi-million-pound developments for clients including private developers, house builders, architects, consultant engineers, government, local authorities, main contractors and utilities operators.


The business has a strategy to grow significantly over the next three to five years and in particular they are looking to grow their capabilities and service offering in the fields of geomatics and land surveying. We now have an exciting opportunity for a Monitoring Engineer to join their northern operations team. The successful candidate will be a well-qualified Land Surveyor and have extensive geomatics knowledge and demonstrable experience in the field of land surveying.

The Role

  • Provide support and on occasion take the lead for surveying activates and technical aspects of a project once client instruction has been received, meeting all required company standards, such as quality and health and safety

  • Working closely with the Project Manager, proposing the most appropriate technology and the most efficient method to deliver projects to drive a predictable and agreed commercial outcome for the business

  • Ensure the project survey team is resourced in a way that prioritises consistency throughout the lifecycle of the project

  • Ensure that projects are delivered to the appropriate level of quality

  • Take responsibility for project data, from its collection to final delivery using the most appropriate technology and methodology to meet the project specification

  • Supervise subcontractors and their work on a specific project, ensuring adherence to the technical specification, required company standards and the agreed timescales of a project in order to ultimately meet company commercial expectations

  • Pro-actively report on project progress, and ensure that projects meet the required deadlines and project costs remain within budget

  • Liaise with clients as required on site concerning project specifications and deliverables


The Person
  • You will preferably be degree qualified within land surveying or geomatics, or will be able to demonstrate working experience in the field relevant to the role  
  • The successful candidate must possess excellent organisational and communication skills, and would be expected to develop their project management skills
  • Confident and are knowledgeable about a wide range of the latest site investigation techniques, surveying and monitoring procedures, techniques and Standards
  • Awareness of data presentation using borehole logging software packages and report compilation
  • Computer literate and competent in use of MS Office to create spreadsheets and other documents for effective reporting, communication and record keeping
  • Trained in health and safety schemes such as CSCS, SMSTS, and CDM 2015 Regulations


A highly attractive salary and benefits package (permanent) is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity and security of career, given the forward order workload and the company’s continued commitment to growth across the industry.


We are committed to equal opportunities. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of race, gender, age, disability, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, marital/civil partnership status, religion/belief or nationality.

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