Surveyor - Controls/Civils (SUR-CRE-07) - HS2 - London

STRABAG AG - UK BRANCH Tunnel Construction London Job-ID: req28848

About us

STRABAG demonstrates their leading role in tunnelling with the execution of large international projects. Our technical and organisational know-how as well as decades of comprehensive experience offer our clients a guarantee for safe and technically perfect project implementation. We offer various tunnel building methods and continuously adapt and perfect these to address the specific problems of each individual project. Our employees, with their dedication and their extraordinary technical knowledge, made us who we are today. Here in the UK we have already been working on two innovative large-scale infrastructure projects and are looking for people with expertise and passion to expand our services across the UK.



The Engineering Survey team is employed to deliver the geospatial capabilities required to efficiently and accurately deliver the works in accordance with the contract requirements.  As part of this team, the role of an Engineering Surveyor is to implement the Survey Managers and Senior Engineering Surveyors strategy to establish and maintain the site survey control network as well as deliver site survey information and quality assurance as required.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of on-site survey information, including; topographical survey observations, survey control network observations and geospatial monitoring observations.
  • Ensure setting out and quality assurance of the works is completed in accordance with the contract requirements in a timely manner.
  • Management and instruction of Assistant Engineering Surveyors, including briefing and guidance.
  • Mentoring and training of Assistant Engineering Surveyors, apprentices and graduates.
  • Implement current best practice to ensure that most efficient methods of engineering survey out are communicated and used throughout SCS.
  • Advise the Senior Engineering Surveyor of resources required so as not to impede the construction program.
  • Observing and advising Subcontractors for compliance with SCS survey procedures.
  • Implement strategies, standard methods & procedures (SM&Ps) and time-tables that fulfil HS2 requirements
  • Prepare relevant risk assessments with regards to survey works.
  • Be responsible for the safety and wellbeing of themselves and their colleagues. Be familiar with, and demonstrate commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety and Environmental Policies.
  • Implement the relevant requirements of the Safety Management System within their area of responsibility
  • Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.


  • Degree in Land Surveying or Engineering Surveying or ONC/B Tec in Land Surveying or Engineering Surveying or
  • Membership of a relevant professional institution such as the ICES and 5 years of experience in the field of Engineering Surveying.
  • Experience of TBM/SCL tunneling and associated works will be advantageous.
  • A willingness to working a shift pattern.
  • Computer competence including experience of specialist survey software packages (Excel, CAD; AutoCAD, Microstation,
  • Specialist Survey Packages; Star*Net, LSS, SCC, Cyclone, Scene, Infinity etc.)
  • Extensive awareness of appropriate instruments and associated software for varied platforms.
  • Understanding of engineering drawings, weekly programmes and relevant QA procedures
  • Relevant CSCS Card and membership of CICES
  • A commitment to punctuality is required to ensure timely delivery of Engineering Survey task in order not to delay the program. 

We offer

Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.


Exciting project diversity inland and abroad

Safety through a stable workplace

Earth Mentality, good working atmosphere and openness

Company healthcare management (extensive offer depending on location)


Career planning in dialogue - annual employee appraisals for orientation and career development

Own corporate academy with extensive training program & customized training series

Diverse career opportunities in the group

Depending on location

i.e. Parking facilities and canteens/tea and coffee kitchens

i.e. Company parties, excursions and various sports activities


Fair & marketoriented payment

Apprenticeship in construction are among the highest paid! - Further information on the career website


Because success comes from working together.

As a European technology group for construction services, we construct thousands of buildings and structures around the world every year by bringing the right people, materials and equipment together at the right place and at the right time. This would not be possible without teamwork – across geographic boundaries and business units. Become a part of our team!

Your contact

Amerish Patel
136, High Holborn
WC1V6PX, London
Tel. +44 (0) 7870 981127

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