30+ days ago


Location: Birmingham


This is an exciting opportunity to help drive the development and expansion of a new discipline within Ridge and work amongst a keen and driven young group of professionals,  to help diversify our existing client base and promote further success of the team.

With one of the largest teams of chartered surveyors in the property sector, located in regional offices across the UK, we have a depth and breadth of experience, expertise and local knowledge to support our clients at every stage of property investment, ownership and occupation from acquisition to disposal.

We work with a wide range of clients to manage their property portfolios, projects and transactions and due to our continuing success; Ridge and Partners are now looking for a talented Geospatial Surveyor to join our multi-disciplinary consultancy office in our Birmingham office.

As a Senior Geospatial Surveyor at Ridge you will benefit from on job learning experiences whilst working on prestigious projects. Our projects include large residential, industrial and commercial schemes with contract values over £30 million to much smaller schemes. You will also work with interesting clients including, large retail companies, local authorities, Schools/Universities, contractors, developers etc together with the option to work on exciting overseas projects.

  • Lead surveyor for projects – liaising directly with clients - manging project timescales and co-ordination of resources to meet deadlines
  • Team leader responsibilities – understanding of team management/resources and accounting for meeting monthly team targets. Analysing project accounting including the profitability of projects and possible actions required as a result.
  • Bidding for new work and opportunities and liaising with new and current contacts
  • Undertaking topographical surveys using the latest in robotic total station and GPS technology and processing using N4CE software
  • Undertaking measured building surveys using a variety of specialist laser scanning equipment including the Leica P40, Leica RTC360, Faro Focus S150, GeoSLAM ZEB-REVO
  • Processing and analysing topographical survey data to create 2D/3D topographical surveys using N4CE
  • Registration and processing of laser scan survey data into useable point cloud data using Leica Cyclone and Faro Scene.
  • Analysing data using plans, maps, charts and software such as AutoCAD and GIS programs
  • Preparing 2D and 3D survey drawings/models using AutoCAD and Revit
  • Presenting data to clients and writing reports

The role requires a combination of working within a team office environment whilst also working outdoors on a range of sites. There is a requirement to travel to sites and sometimes work away from home for stretches of time. Depending on the piece of land/building and how it is being used you may be required to work shifts or out of hours.

  • Working hours are between the hours of 08:30 and 17:00 with a 1-hour lunch break
  • Working weekends may be required in addition to starting earlier and finishing late on some occasions
  • Full clean diving license is required
  • Travel for work purposes is provided via hire cars

What’s in it for you:

At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets........our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:
•25 Days holiday and study leave
•Private Healthcare
•Life Assurance
•Pension: standard 6% Ridge contribution
•Highly competitive salary

About Us:

Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy with over 600 people. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Expert Witness & Advisory Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental and Town & Country Planning. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from affordable housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2015 for quality, ISO14001 environmental and ISO18001 Health & Safety. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 600 people in 11 offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

Source: Ridge and Partners LLP