Job Description

Due to ongoing business growth, LandScope Engineering have a vacancy for a Principal Surveyor to develop and manage a class-leading technical approach to our geospatial service offering.

Our projects are usually multi-disciplined and call upon our exceptionally diverse survey portfolio. We have an uncompromising approach to technical certainty and welcome all workflow developments which increase our efficiency and value.

Reporting to our general manager, the position offers tremendous variety and the opportunity to participate fully in both technical and management aspects of our business. Our survey solutions typically integrate:

  • survey control networks
  • topographical surveys
  • structural movement monitoring (Trimble 4D)
  • 3D scanning / BIM
  • geophysical survey and utility mapping (Kontur, Leica, UTSI)
  • mobile mapping systems (Leica P2u, Mosaic51 and Teledyne)
  • hydrographic survey including underwater asset inspection (R2Sonic, Norbit, Teledyne)
  • UAV / drone survey

The successful candidate will demonstrate an experience and innovative approach in the geomatics industry and will have the opportunity to participate in technical development of the business through workflow development, R&D and capex planning.

The position is based in Picklescott, Shropshire a small village on the northern flank of the Longmynd range. Offering spectacular countryside for the outdoor enthusiast. The historic market town of Shrewsbury is within 10 miles and offers an unspoilt cultural centre. The position is majority office-based but would require some project start-up, technical audit and training type participation in the field.

The position would suit a chartered surveyor (not compulsory) – and a candidate looking for a high profile survey role with participation in industry fora and institutions encouraged.

Candidates will be degree / higher degree level qualified in land survey / geomatics or other associated hydrographic or geoscience discipline. Demonstration of an exceptionally strong analytical skill-set is a fundamental pre-qualification, with proven experience or potential in software code development considered a key advantage. A superlative knowledge of measurement techniques, statistical error analysis, network adjustment, coordinate systems, GIS and CAD delivery platforms is a pre-requisite.

The successful candidate would subscribe to an agreed CPD pathway – developing skills in technical solutions and development, project management, account management and team leadership. Strong performance and willingness will facilitate rapid and diverse career development.

A full UK driving licence will be required.

Remuneration is dependent upon experience and proven achievement.

The LandScope benefits package is generous and includes for:

  • A relocation allowance
  • A generous pension scheme
  • Participation in company EMI (employee ownership) options scheme – generally after 12 months
  • Annual leave of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Use of a company vehicle (for company travel)
  • Fieldwork and travel allowances
  • Free access to the company camper van
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site gymnasium

Interested candidates should apply in the first instance to

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Principal Surveyor




Principal Surveyor


Shropshire, UK

Closing Date:

30 April 2023