Survey Assistant

Ref: REC129 Based in Harpenden Permanent Role

Primary Purpose

Do you want to work in an exciting and challenging environment with flexible/casual hours and work of varying durations?

If the answer is yes, then we are currently seeking Survey Assistants based from our Harpenden office to work on a zero-hour’s basis in locations across the UK for our UAV team.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will assist in the collection of survey data on our projects to meet the required Company standards, such as quality and health and safety as directed by the Lead Surveyor.
  • You will assist in the transporting of equipment to and from site.
  • You will assist in the setting up and operation of surveying instrumentation on site.
  • You will undertake the charging of UAV batteries and assist the UAV Pilot
  • You will represent the Company in a professional manner, particularly whilst out on site.
  • Full training will be provided including Health and Safety training
  • To undertake all other reasonable tasks as requested.

Person Specification

  • If you are looking for work that can be both rewarding and fit with your work/life balance, then we are keen to hear from you.
  • To be flexible and available for work as and when required.
  • Work away from home within the UK and nightwork is a requirement.
  • Availability to work weekends on an adhoc basis
  • Great interpersonal and team working skills are essential.
  • Proactivity and a determination to succeed are attributes that we will be seeking in candidates.
  • Physically fit and used to working in outdoor environment
  • A full driving license is essential.

If you have any questions about this role please email

Benefits of working at Plowman Craven

Plowman Craven is a great place to work and offers a range of competitive family friendly benefits including:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave - increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Professional Membership and Development
  • Enhanced Family Friendly benefits
  • Enhanced Pensions Contributions
  • Health Care benefits
  • Life Assurance
  • Social activities organised throughout the year
  • Wellbeing Group
  • Flexible working hours (role dependent)

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