Catsurveys is made famous by the skill and enthusiasm of our team. We reward our team for innovation and hard work and focus on building community in the work place. We regularly host events for our team as well as fundraising for our chosen charities. Our annual CATFEST is a celebration of our staff and their hard work throughout the year.
Our Employee of the Month and Quarterly Reviews allow every member of the team to be recognised and awarded for their achievements.
Project Manager – Graduate Trainee Scheme
Senior Project Manager/Project Manager
Our two-year Graduate Programme will give you training plus project, business and management experience that will build on your strengths and talents and develop the skills you will need to make a fantastic start to your career.
You will learn how our business operates through hands-on experience before managing a variety of specific projects across our services and sectors, based on your skills and capabilities, in a safe and challenging learning environment.
Key elements of our programme that you can look forward to
Structured training programme covering the services that we offer and our project management processes, Association for Project Management training to achieve APM Project Fundamentals Qualification, shadowing other project managers, site visits, and managing own projects.
More emphasis on project management including leading projects, business administration and management development, Association for Project Management training to achieve APM Project Management Qualification, further qualifications through CICES and/or ILM.
Mentoring support from the Executive team
Industry recognised training
Contracts are for 40 hours per week
You will be contributing to initiatives which will enhance your capability and give you the opportunity to progress and succeed, and in return we want you to make the most of it. That means taking personal responsibility for making a real and visible contribution to the business as well as your own career.
The Project Manager is accountable for coordination of programmes of work ensuring that the overall programme is delivered to time, quality and budget as well as ensuring that survey deliverables are accurate, timely and delivered to budget.
The Project Manager is responsible for guiding and assisting Contracts Administrators when required. The Project Manager is expected to coordinate site activities based on client priorities and deadlines whilst maintaining a positive commercial position by identifying and resolving any contract issues.
As a Project Manager you will undertake part or parts of the following tasks (this list is not exhaustive):
Accountable for weekly and monthly programme reporting;
Accountable for daily and weekly planning of site operations;
Accountable for ensuring client requirements are met on time, at the correct quality and at the right cost on each contract;
Accountable for quality control and deliverable production processes on assigned contracts;
Accountable for client relationship management;
Accountable for updating project management and cost data in corporate systems;
Engaging with clients from Senior representative to PM through to supervisors/gangs building our returned surveying outputs;
Responsible for the creation and instruction of weekly work plan;
Responsible for the provision of weekly performance reports including cost, production rates and work in progress status;
Responsible for managing the supply chain arrangements on contracts both office and site;
Supervising Contract Administrators to ensure production is at the right rate and all works are delivered and commercially closed; resolving issues from both from site and office;
Lead or support process improvements to drive continual improvement and innovation;
Lead ‘lessons learned’ sessions and contribute to the improvement of processes;
Provide technical training and support to contract administrators on induction and for personal development of the team;
Provide project brief to survey teams prior to each survey to ensure correct and complete survey results are obtained in line with client specifications.
Expected to achieve or already achieved a Bachelor or Masters degree in an Engineering, Environmental or Science field. Other relevant industry degrees will also be considered.
A positive and enthusiastic attitude
Be equally effective working as part of a team as working independently
Eligible to work and live permanently in the UK
A full driver’s licence and
Be flexible in your approach to work location
Who we are
Catsurveys provides the Infrastructure sectors with high-quality data solutions. We are specialists in providing highly detailed data that gives clarity for above and below ground environments. We achieve this through a combination of the best people, a culture of quality and continuous improvement, innovation and technological excellence. This enables our customers to design, plan and carry out their construction safely and sustainably, ensuring the best possible project outcomes.
Catsurveys attracts the best people in the business and has grown to become an employer of choice in surveying. Our people are critical to our continued success and we are passionate about personal development for all employees. The business has been founded on an inclusive and supportive culture ensuring that all our people play an integral part of our ongoing success.
Company Funded Private Health Care
Extra Holiday upon time-served
Auto enrol pension
Personal Health Care Day
Starting Salary: £27,000.00 per annum
Job Title: Utility Surveyor
Reporting to: Project Manager, line Manager, a designated Project Co-Ordinator or a Senior Utility Surveyor for delivering the required contract outcomes within the timescales and budget allocations.
To carry out the survey, as per the Task Method Statement, to the requirements set out in the Commercial Handover Document and as given in the pre-site briefing. This would include the documentation, identification and recording of Utility apparatus by means of locating, marking and accurately data capturing all assets which have been located during the project.
- CSCS card is essential
- A minimum of GCSE grade A-E in Mathematics and English.
- Applicants must hold a valid driving licence for use in the UK as the role will involve travel to site locations.
- NRSWA certified.
- Minimum 2 years Utility Detection experience.
- Experience of using GPR as a method of detection
- Competent in use of Microsoft Office software suite
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Proactive nature and a desire to learn and develop self
- A minimum of QCF Level 3 Utility Surveying Qualification
Preferred but not essential
- Knowledge of PAS 128
- GNVQ or Higher Technical qualification
- 5 GCSE’s or equivalent
- Related or similar experience
The role is predominately a field based role working from our Brentwood office with days spent at the office as required. Night shifts and weekend shifts may be required. Travelling and working away from home may also be required.
Salary: up to £37,500 per annum, depending on experience
Please be aware, due to the high security levels we operate at with a number of our clients, the successful candidate will be subject to DBS checks and Drug and Alcohol Testing during their probation period.
"Our employees are the core of our business.
We strive to offer them enrichment and growth opportunities."
Janos Dobsi, Managing Director