UAV Surveyor

Ref: REC121 Based in Harpenden Permanent Role


To work alongside UAV Pilots to collect accurate aerial survey data and photography for photogrammetry projects.


  • To be responsible for the data collection elements of all projects to meet the required Company standards, such as quality and health and safety as directed by surveying staff
  • To take responsibility for managing project data, from its collection to final delivery using the most appropriate technology and methodology to meet the project specification
  • In conjunction with the Project Manager to pro-actively report on project progress, and ensure that projects meet the required deadlines and project costs remain within budget.
  • To ensure appropriate level of quality and coverage of aerial survey data is captured including undertaking on-site verification of data.
  • To operate the UAV camera to capture the photography required for surveying projects
  • Working with the UAV Pilot, clients, land owners and members of the public ensure UAV take-off and landing areas are setup and maintained according to relevant the project method statements, Risk Assessments and CAA permissions.

  • To undertake UAV battery charging and logging tasks

  • To be trained and undertake UAV emergency procedures.

  • To represent the Company in a professional manner, particularly whilst out on site.

  • Assist with the processing of photographs and UAV data

  • To undertake all other reasonable tasks as requested.



Approximately 1-3 years’ general Surveying experience

Experience of photogrammetry and 3D data capture

Understanding of principles of photography and the impact of shutter speed, aperture and ISO


Qualification relevant to Surveying and/or Civil Engineering.

Experience of Aerial or UAV survey data capture.

Experience of processing Aerial or UAV survey data.


Communication- Pro-active and effective communicator.

Skills- Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, Be self-motivated and pro-active , Have the ability to solve problems effectively and in a timely manner out on site.

Technology - Have a strong understanding of IT applications

Other - Willing to be flexible on work location and working hours. Site work at locations throughout the UK is a requirement.

Preferable- PTS , CSCS certification

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