Data Collector

Ref: REC156 Based in Harpenden Freelancer/Contractor Role

Primary Purpose

Plowman Craven is one of the largest measurement survey companies in the UK with a solid reputation within both the public and private sectors. Our innovation and dynamic approach sets us aside from our competitors and our commitment to deliver a flawless service is achieved by investing and empowering our employees to push boundaries and reach new heights.

We specialise in measuring data services to business of varying sizes and regardless of the size of project or the challenge it presents, our clients can trust us to provide a service that will go beyond their expectations!

The Junior Surveyor (Data collector) role based in our Property Management team, requires someone with a strong desire to pursue a career within the surveying industry. Training inhouse will be provided as well as the opportunity to undertake further industry related qualifications

Role Specification

  • You will join a growing team of data collectors in the Property Management Team; ensuring data collection and data processing are completed in line with all company standards.
  • You are required to pro-actively take responsibility to learn survey theory and practice, new techniques and about new instruments, in order to embark on a career as a professional surveyor.
  • Data Management & the requirement to follow protocol is an essential part of this role. Strict adherence will be required.
  • Communication & Problem Solving is a required key skill in our fast-paced surveying industry.
  • You will have the ability to engage with stakeholders on a daily basis in a diplomatic fashion
  • Health & Safety is one of Plowman Craven’s key KPI’s; it is therefore essential for you to adhere to PCL’s H&S policy
  • You will be required to work across UK
  • To undertake all other reasonable tasks as requested.

Person Specifcation

  • A related educational background or work experience would be advantageous.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a true passion to build a career in surveying.
  • Time keeping skills are essential
  • Ability to respond positively and promptly to issues
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions within remit
  • Robust approach to following process
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team working, a proactive attitude and willingness to learn are essential to this role.

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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