The SUMO Group, a diverse multinational survey organisation are recruiting:


Experienced and Trainee Archaeological Geophysicists

WE ARE RECRUITING 2-3 STAFF MEMBERS UNDER THE FOLLOWING JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMO Geophysics Ltd: Archaeology and Engineering is the largest and most experienced group of archaeological geophysicists in the UK, with over 50 years of combined experience. We are looking to further expand our teams in the North (at our Bradford office) and in the Midlands (at our Upton upon Severn office) and invite candidates with varying levels of experience to join our multi-disciplined Group. In addition to Archaeological and Engineering Geophysics, SUMO also specialises in Utility Detection, Topographic Surveys, Measured Building Surveys, Laser Scanning and Aerial Surveys (in conjunction with Aerial Cam).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 25th January 2019 - early applications are encouraged as posts may be filled before this date

SALARY: £18,000 (trainee) - £24,000 (based upon level of experience)

LOCATION: Bradford/ Upton upon Severn

HOURS: Full time 40 hrs/week

START DATE: ASAP (hence early applications welcomed)

ROLE: We are looking for experienced operators and trainees.

You will be carrying out our geophysical surveys, primarily using Bartington and Geoscan instruments, as well as Trimble GPS survey equipment. Occasionally, you will complete other survey work including utility detection work/building and topographic surveys etc.

The available positions are field based, however, suitable candidates who are accepted in our experienced posts will also become involved in data processing, interpretation and report writing from the office. All posts require a willingness to work outdoors in all weathers, in small teams and to stay away from home throughout the UK. Accommodation (hotel/B&B/pub) and subsistence will be provided for you when working away from home is required.

Due to the nature of field based work, applicants need to be physically fit in order to undertake these duties and after the appropriate qualifying period you will be eligible for Pension Enrolment. You will also be entitled to 25 days paid holiday (with the addition of paid Public Holidays).

Full PPE will be provided.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in Archaeology, Archaeological Sciences or related subject. An MSc in Archaeological Prospection, or similar, would be advantageous for the Experienced positions. Full training given. CIfA membership welcomed, as are holders of CSCS cards.

FULL DRIVING LICENCES REQUIRED FOR ALL POSTS

To apply please send a covering letter, CV and names of two referees (who can be contacted by email) to:

Dr John Gater, Director of Archaeology – jag@sumoservices.com


Junior Measured Building Surveyor

SALARY: Competitive

LOCATION: Head Office, Havant

HOURS: Full time 40 hrs/week

An exciting opportunity to join a leading multidisciplinary survey practice. SUMO is one of the UK’s largest providers of survey services, with National coverage.

Enabling our clients to better manage their property assets, SUMO Measured Building projects range from small single buildings, heritage and archaeological sites to large commercial and industrial facilities within a variety of industry sectors.

Key role responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Senior Surveyors on a range of projects, working with both traditional laser scan data and survey drawings.

  • Assisting work on survey projects by digitally drawing floor plans, elevations and sections unaided.

  • Assist Senior Measured Building Surveyors onsite.

  • Occasional overnight stays outside of the area may be required but this will be minimal.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2-3 years’ experience within the survey industry.

  • Basic understanding of scan registration and experience using Scene or Realworks software.

  • A fundamental understanding and experience using AutoCAD.

  • GCSE results (A*- C) in all core subjects. Relevant A Level results (A* - C) or BTech equivalent results and any other survey training will strengthen application.

  • Full UK driving license would be advantageous

  • SUMO has a wide range of cliental across multiple industries, including the UK’s most prestigious contracting and construction consultant firms. As well as this, SUMO employs a range of team members who operate throughout various company departments. You will likely have daily contact with other SUMO team members and clients therefore, interpersonal skills such as communication, organisation, enthusiasm and a willingness to get involved in company culture are required.

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to:

Gary McIntosh, Senior Measured Building Surveyor – gary.mcintosh@sumoservices.com


Trainee Measured Building Surveyor

SALARY: Competitive

LOCATION: Head Office, Havant

HOURS: Full time 40 hrs/week

An exciting opportunity to join a leading multidisciplinary survey practice. SUMO is one of the UK’s largest providers of survey services, with National coverage.

Enabling our clients to better manage their property assets, SUMO Measured Building projects range from small single buildings, heritage and archaeological sites to large commercial and industrial facilities within a variety of industry sectors.

This exciting opportunity will teach you the basics of survey onwards, providing you with professional training and experience whilst on the job. What’s more, this role will ideally position you for career progression into Junior Surveyor roles after the training period of 2-3 years.

The nature of this stimulating role requires no previous survey experience however, an interest in personal development within the role would be favoured.

Key role responsibilities:

  • Assisting Senior Surveyors on a range of projects, working with both traditional laser scan data and survey drawings.

  • Assisting work on survey projects by digitally drawing building floor plans, elevations and sections. Training will be given in these areas.

  • There will be opportunity for onsite work.

  • Aiding Senior Measured Building surveyors through work in AutoCAD. Training in AutoCAD and other relevant survey software’s will be provided however, an existing interest in digital drawing software’s would strengthen application.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • GCSE results (A*- C) in all core subjects.

  • Relevant A Level results (A* - C) or BTech equivalent results will strengthen application.

  • An enthusiasm for career development within the survey industry.

  • full UK driving license would be advantageous

  • SUMO employs a range of team members who operate throughout various company departments. You will likely have daily contact with other SUMO team members and therefore, interpersonal skills such as communication, organisation, enthusiasm and a willingness to get involved in company culture are highly desired.

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to:

Gary McIntosh, Senior Measured Building Surveyor – gary.mcintosh@sumoservices.com


SUMO are an equal opportunities employer.
Applicants must have the right to work and remain in the UK.

Please note that certain surveyor jobs entail long periods of driving and involve physical, manual labour which includes bending, heavy lifting, walking long distances or standing for extended periods of time. Therefore applicants should be physically able to undertake these duties

SUMO Services, Unit 8 Hayward Business Centre, New Lane, Havant, Hampshire PO9 2NL.