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Geomatics Assistant Supervisor/Supervisor - 12 months contract

  Wessex Archaeology Ltd in Bristol
   £20,333 - £24,233
  Apply before: 25/07/2018
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
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Fixed Term Contract
Ref BRIGEO 07.18
Salary £20,333 - £24,233 per annum
Wessex Archaeology are seeking candidates experienced in a diverse range of survey techniques to join their Geomatics department.  The successful candidate will work on a diverse range of projects, leading surveys and providing support to other teams within the company. This offers an excellent opportunity to learn new skills and be part of an innovative and growing team. This position will report to the Geomatics & BIM Manager.

Wessex Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in the UK and is a registered charity whose aims are to promote the advancement of education, the arts, culture, heritage and science. We have offices in Salisbury, Sheffield, Maidstone, Bristol, Edinburgh and Welshpool. The position will be based in our Bristol office, but will involve travel to other offices and sites as necessary.

The Position:
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced surveyor to undertake projects from, and support our Bristol office. This will involve utilising a range of survey technologies on survey and archaeological projects, including, but not limited to, GNSS, TST, laser scanning and photogrammetry. This post will also be responsible for survey support within the Bristol office, providing training and technical support for the fieldwork team, and managing survey equipment and data. The ideal candidate will be able to manage competing demands on time, ensure compliance with procedures and have a desire to produce high quality work to meet our client’s needs.
As a supervisory role the successful candidate will be expected to lead small teams and provide support to more senior members of the Geomatics department in a range of field and office based tasks.

This post would be initially for a 12-month term, with possible extension/permanent contract to follow.

Position Requirements:
 The ideal candidate will be:

  • Proficient in a range of surveying techniques and the production of deliverables
  • Proficient in the use of CAD
  • Experienced in leading small teams
  • A confident communicator with a high standard of written English and experience of report writing
  • A driven individual, able to work independently where necessary
  • In possession of a full UK Driving Licence
An advantage would be:
  • Experience of training others
  • Experience of using Leica and Faro equipment
  • Good photographic skills
  • Experience of using GIS
  • Membership of an appropriate professional body
Additional Benefits:
Additional benefits include: 4% pension contributions; 22 days leave plus Public and Bank Holidays, rising to 27 days after 5 years’ continuous employment; overtime paid as time in lieu; flexible working hours and home working, where possible; a company Employee Assistance Programme; childcare vouchers and a Bike2Work scheme.

Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form (available from the vacancies page on our website ) with a copy of their CV and covering letter; returned by e-mail to Applications must be received by close of business on Wednesday 25th July 2018.
For more information about the post please contact Damien Campbell-Bell, Geomatics & BIM Manager

Whilst Wessex Archaeology welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, it is essential that all applicants must be either a British citizen, EU National or hold a full work visa and where appropriate be registered under the ‘Worker Registration Scheme’, or must hold a current work permit. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment.



Please quote BAJR in your application.

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