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Trainee Utility Surveyor

Pin icon LS10 Leeds
Pound Sterling icon £18,000 - £24,000 + Benefits
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 16 May 2024
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Are you an ambitious school/college leaver in Leeds, on the lookout for a great opportunity where you will develop your skills and a career in surveying? Look no further…

Met Consultancy Group is looking to recruit enthusiastic Trainee Utility Surveyors for its integrated Surveying, Geophysics, Utility Mapping and Engineering Company.

Trainee Utility Surveyor
Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1SW

  • Full Time, Permanent
  • £18,000 - £24,000 + Benefits
  • Full UK driving licence is preferable

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Met Consultancy Group is a well-established multi-disciplinary business first established in 1990 with over 50 qualified engineers, surveyors and geophysicists.

Benefits include:

  • Enrolment to our Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) Approved Development Scheme where appropriate
  • ICES membership fees paid
  • On-the-job training in Software, Hardware, Survey techniques, Health and Safety Opportunity to obtain qualifications in land surveying after an appropriate probation period and satisfactory performance
  • First Aid Training
  • Workplace Pension scheme
  • Child Care Voucher contributions
  • Basic Health Care Package
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Enrolment on an employee discounts and rewards scheme

The successful candidate will learn how to use…

  • GPS and Total Stations
  • AutoCAD and processing software
  • Electromagnetic Location equipment
  • Ground Penetrating Radar

… and the role involves learning how to:

  • Work safely on a range of sites including domestic, commercial and industrial.
  • Carry out utility surveys, including working to PAS128 specifications
  • Working in a field-based team undertaking utility and geophysical surveys
  • Use electromagnetic detection and ground-penetrating radar to find buried features
  • Processing data and preparing AutoCAD drawings and reports for clients.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Self-motivated with an enthusiasm for learning.
  • Enjoy working outdoors as the majority of early training will be spent on live sites. 
  • Able to work as part of a team, developing the knowledge and ability to be given the responsibility to carry out surveys under supervision.
  • Understand the importance of producing high-quality, accurate drawings within tight timelines.
  • Expected to learn and respect our health and safety procedures, quality & environmental management systems.
  • Able to work around the UK with overnight stays on occasion.
  • Some flexibility with regard to working hours.


  • A minimum of 2 A Levels or equivalent
  • A high level of motivation and willingness to work hard and learn with a genuine ambition to grow and develop a career in utility mapping.
  • You will need to be UK resident or with the right to work/stay with relevant permits/visas to live and work in the UK with good written and spoken English.
  • You will have a full UK driving licence (preferable)

Knowledge of survey equipment, AutoCAD, Cyclone, MBS and LSS (or similar) would be helpful to your application but is not necessary as full training will be given.

How to apply for the Assistant Surveyor role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience include Trainee, Utility, Mapping, Surveyor, CAD, Infrastructure, Construction, Site Surveying, Utility Surveyor, Utility Surveying, Entry Level, Assistant Surveyor.