Murphy Surveys has grown from a small, family-run business to the largest survey company in Ireland; the ethos for continual progression remaining firmly in the company culture. We have offices in Kildare, Dublin, Cork, Belfast, London, Manchester and Glasgow and are the leading land and engineering surveying company in Ireland and the UK, with over 200 employees.

Murphy Surveys are dedicated to the provision of comprehensive and cost-effective survey solutions to public and private organisations globally, across a vast range of sectors. We recognise that our growth is driven by our client-centred approach, our technologically-advanced and innovative services, our highly skilled and experienced people, our proven methods and outstanding quality control and our ongoing investment in the latest technologies and equipment.

To enable the business to deliver superior value to our clients, we are focused on hiring the best people and providing continuous training and career development for them.

Our Specialities

Topographic Survey and Engineering, Building Information Modelling (BIM), 3D HD Laser Scanning, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Specialist Engineering Services, Utility Mapping, Property Services, Geophysical Surveys, Monitoring Solutions, Hydrographic Surveys, Measured Building Surveys, UAV.

Job Purpose

The purpose of this role is to work as a Surveyor in the Laser Scanning department supporting day to day tendering of works & projects in a competent, timely & efficient manner. Incumbents will be required to have expert knowledge of the services Murphy Surveys provides & to ensure that the organisation delivers a professional service at all times.

Key Accountabilities

  • Adopt the company’s surveying standards
  • Collaborate with the surveying team and with the survey manager
  • Deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Take on a supervisory role of surveyor responsible (SR) on projects from time to time ensuring your survey crew work in the most efficient and productive manner
  • You are responsible for the accuracy and final product/delivery of your survey even if you are not involved in the processing of the data
  • Communicate with the client
  • Read and understand the specification
  • Understand the scope of work
  • Ensure only the required equipment is used on site. (discuss equipment requirements with scheduler at the end of the day if requirement changes)
  • Decide on the best course of action on site to carry out the survey most efficiently
  • Inform scheduler if additional time is needed on site well in advance
  • Ensure job diary is filled out each day on the internal job tracking system, Kboss
  • Keeps accurate notes, records, and sketches to describe and certify work performed
  • Ensure final drawing has been checked by a “checker”
  • Ensure final drawing is sent to client (email, post, collection) and that they received it


  • Relevant degree qualification (Surveying, Geomatics or similar)
  • 5+ years of experience (be technically trained in all aspects of laser scanning and surveying)
  • Comfortable with the standard outputs and deliverables in Measured Building & Land Surveying
  • Confident and comfortable using the latest technology (Leica and Z+F hardware, Leica Cyclone software)
  • Understanding Scopes of work and project requirements
  • Ability to work with autonomy or as part of a team
  • Enjoy learning new software applications
  • Have strong knowledge of current CAD technology
  • Possess strong understanding of common industry practices
  • Have excellent communication, skills
  • Be a problem solver with a positive attitude
  • Set high standards for themselves and their services
  • Possess superior organizational and time management skills
  • Have a full driving licence
  • Be flexible to work in Ireland and U.K.

Salary – Salary will depend on experience and skill base.

Location – Head Office, Kilcullen, Co. Kildare

Terms – Permanent, Full-time

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