Highway Surveyor

Birmingham and surrounding areas

Birmingham and surrounding areas
£20,000pa pro rata (rising to £22,500pa once accredited)

Company Background

Yotta is a leader in the highways market, providing a complete range of UKPMS Surveys (Course Visual Inspection/Detailed Visual Inspection/SCANNER/Asset Surveys), software and services to Local Authorities and engineering consultants to help them deliver better value for money and service in managing and maintaining our road network.

Yotta is a wholly owned subsidiary of OMG plc which is listed under AIM on the London Stock Exchange.

The Role

A field based position completing Visual Surveys of our clients’ highway networks.

Using our bespoke software you will inspect our clients’ highway/footway networks and record condition and inventory data onto a handheld PDA. This will require interpreting mapping and description information to correctly identify the specific extents to survey. Surveys will be walked and you will be required to walk in excess of 10km per day on some projects.

Condition information is recorded to UKPMS standard and full training will be given to the successful candidates. Successful candidates will be offered the opportunity to gain a UKPMS Surveying Accreditation.

All staff must ensure that the company’s environmental policy is adhered to.


This is a field based role so you are required to be mobile. Your work will be carried out in different locations around London and the Home Counties and may require extended periods away from home on a Monday-Friday basis. The company will provide you with all reasonable travel and accommodation expenses.

Required Skills

  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Exclusive use of own vehicle.
  • Reasonable level of fitness as role requires walking.
  • Excellent IT literacy, including experience of MS Word and Excel.
  • Excellent map reading ability.
  • Good eye for detail to identify errors.
  • Logical approach to problem solving.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and productivity targets.
  • Flexibility to work to meet the business needs.

Desirable skills

  • Experience of highway surveying
  • Experience of using mapping applications (GIS)
  • UKPMS Course Visual Inspection/Detailed Visual Inspection Accreditation

Working Hours:

37.5 hours per week excluding lunch breaks, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm. You are entitled to a 60 minute unpaid lunch break.

Equal Opportunities:

Our policy is to recruit, train and promote people because of their ability, the needs of the job and similar relevant criteria. We encourage all employees to take advantage of the opportunities we provide for training and development.

We will treat all employees and job applicants equally. We will not consider race, nationality, colour, ethnic or national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed or disability in any matters to do with employment.


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