Senior Geomatics Surveyor – flexible location

Working in conjunction with TFT Senior Directors and the Geomatics service line lead, assist in the growth of the TFT Geomatics service line by delivering measured survey services to clients. Geomatics is a key growth area for TFT and the opportunity exists for the right individual to help drive and grow this service line. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a range of survey deliverables, with a key focus on survey data capture and measured survey drawing production. You will be expected to help manage and mentor junior staff, whilst acting as a lead surveyor for a variety of projects.

You will be part of a flexible and very supportive environment with great opportunities for career progression.

The right candidate will be willing to travel UK wide but will be based in our London or one of our South East Offices.

Key accountabilities

  1. Promote all geomatics activities to both existing TFT clients and potential new clients. Offering a service which goes above and beyond the norm.
  2. Manage and coordinate surveying and technical aspects of projects once client instruction has been received. Producing survey drawings/models to client specification within the appropriate timescales.
  3. To share information and knowledge with TFT staff on all aspects of data collection, processing and presentation, encouraging all aspects of “best practice”. Training and mentoring junior staff members to ensure all projects are delivered on time and to a high standard.
  4. Mentoring Junior staff through their RICS APC (preferred)
  5. Manage and deliver a variety of Geomatics services, including, but not limited to:
    1. Measured building surveys
    2. Topographical surveys
    3. RICS Code of Measuring Practice (GIA/NIA/GEA)
    4. IPMS reporting
    5. Lease plan drawings
    6. Boundary queries
    7. 3D walkthrough/Matterport spaces
    8. UAV/Drone inspections and topographical surveys
    9. Utility surveys
    10. 3D Revit models
    11. City models/GIS applications
    12. Setting out

Performance criteria

  1. Proficient in AutoCAD and a strong understanding of all 2D and 3D measured survey deliverables including Floor plans, elevations, sections and topographical surveys.
  2. Ability to produce high quality measured survey deliverables to a high standard of accuracy and detail. Managing multiple projects at once and utilising internal resource to ensure projects are delivered within the appropriate timescales.
  3. Ability to demonstrate experience of good client relationship management.
  4. Strong knowledge of utilising Total Stations, GPS/GNSS and LiDAR scanners.
  5. Knowledge of AutoCAD, N4CE (or similar), Revit and Leica’s Cyclone suite to produce survey deliverables as requested.
  6. Strong knowledge of all RICS measurement Standards and Guidelines.
  7. Undertake all other reasonable tasks as requested.

Skills and behaviour

  1. Qualification relevant to Geomatics, Surveying and/or Civil Engineering.
  2. Member of RICS (preferred)
  3. Laser scanning, Total station, GPS/GNSS and associated processing experience (essential)
  4. Proven track record within the Geomatics/Measured survey industry
  5. Minimum 3 years general experience
  6. Ability to lead and produce measured building surveys (essential)
  7. Ability to lead and produce topographical surveys (essential)
  8. An understanding of area reference reporting such as GIA’s, NIA’s, IPMS standards, etc (preferred)
  9. Ability to use AutoCAD (essential)
  10. Ability to use Revit and an interest in BIM and the associated practice (preferred).
  11. A strong understanding of IT applications and an interest in the development of geomatics, the technology that supports it at the opportunities this will present.
  12. Willingness to become involved with TFT’s tech and innovation working groups with an opportunity to develop and expand new service offerings.
  13. Able to deliver services with autonomy and engender confidence in clients.
  14. Commercially focussed and Diligent in experience with complex projects.
  15. Must be a good team player but able to work independently.
  16. Ability to accurately and precisely share information, acting as a mentor to junior staff and sharing knowledge throughout the business.
  17. Willing to travel. Full driving licence and access to the use of a car when needed is essential.

Package indicators

  • Flexible & hybrid working (2-3 days per week in the office)
  • Competitive salary and generous car allowance
  • Benefits: Fee Plus bonus scheme, mobile phone & laptop, Personal Accident cover, Private Health Care (after 6 months), Life Assurance, TFT well-being day and 25 days holiday
  • Season Ticket Loan, Cycle scheme and access to company pension scheme on completion of probationary period
  • Excellent career progression and training opportunities.

About TFT

TFT is the leading independent firm of Development, Built Asset & Engineering and Sustainability consultants. We place the wellbeing of people and the performance of buildings at the heart of everything we do.

We’re proud of our reputation for integrity and delivering work of the highest quality, blended with commercial pragmatism. We offer a strong track record across all commercial property sectors, advising investors, developers, occupiers and owners on maximising best property asset values. Diversity and strength in depth is important to us. Whether it be a technical thought leader with a career’s experience – or a recently qualified rising star – in today’s risk averse world you need people on your side with a reputation for diligence, transparency, intellect and commercial insight. Clients see TFT as large enough to provide the expertise and resources to get the best from their portfolios, and small enough for it to matter personally.

We have over 180 Senior Directors and employees operating from a network of offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, Guildford, London, Manchester, Leeds and Southampton.

TFT is passionate about people development and will provide you with excellent and progressive career opportunities and sponsored learning.

We are BCorp Certified!

As TFT’s impact on the world has grown with the size of our business and the scale of our client services, we are determined that our future growth continues to be positive and sustainable. BCorp certification enables us to do just that, by recognising the highest standards of social and environmental performance and aligning our ongoing efforts with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.


At TFT we don’t aim to tick boxes and count numbers and percentages, we create an environment where anyone, from any background and life experience, can do their best work. We empower you to bring your full, authentic self to work. We are diverse by nature and inclusive by choice.

If you’re driven to perform, you’ll fit right in, we approach work fearlessly, learn quickly and improve constantly. A bright idea can come from anyone. We believe diversity drives innovation.

Our approach to diversity, equity and inclusion is simple – we welcome everyone.


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