Utility Surveyor – Cork

Utility Surveyor – Cork

Do you want to work for one of the leading surveying companies in Ireland and the UK? With offices in Cork, London, Kildare and plans for further expansion, we are recruiting.

At present, we have a staff of over 200 people and our continual growth over the last 30 years has been attributed to our client centred consultancy, technologically innovative products and our progressive approach. As a result, we are now recognised as being at the forefront of the surveying industry and are widely regarded as one of the most dynamic, experienced, professional, innovative and technically proficient surveying companies in Ireland and the UK today.

Murphy Surveys offer a wide variety of surveying services which include Land Surveying, Measured Build Surveys, GPS and Laser Scanning, Hydrographic and Ground Penetrating Radar to name but a few.

Job Purpose

We are currently recruiting for a number of Utility Surveyors in our Cork office. In this role you will work in small teams of 2-3 people surveying client sites predominately around the Munster region. Processing work will then be completed back in the Murphy Surveys Cork office ensuring a full overview of each project.


Candidates must, ideally, be able to prove that they are fully conversant with the most up to date techniques, including electromagnetic detection and Ground Probing Radar. They must also be comfortable with the standard outputs and deliverables in Utility Surveying.

We are looking for surveyors at all levels of experience – novice, intermediate and expert.

Candidate requirements

  • Relevant Qualifications and/or relevant experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of the principles and practices of utility surveying
  • Understand scopes of work and project requirements
  • Ideally have working knowledge of current CAD programs
  • Possess an understanding of common industry practices and standards, i.e PAS128, TSA etc
  • Detailed knowledge of modern survey methods and survey devices, Total stations, GPS and data collectors
  • Knowledge of GPR, CAT and Genny utility detection equipment and their use
  • Ability to perform detailed field and office surveying work
  • The use of post processing software and AutoCAD
  • To build and maintain client relationships ensuring we deliver to objectives set

Key Competencies

  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively
  • Attention to detail
  • Possess organisational and time management skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Enjoy learning new software applications
  • Possess the ability to work with autonomy or as part of a team
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Be a problem solver with a positive attitude
  • Set high standards for themselves and their services

In return, Murphy Surveys will offer you: 

  • An attractive salary package, depending on experience level
  • Tailored development plan to aid career progression and skills development
  • Paid expenses
  • Autonomy in your role
  • Access to a company vehicle
  • The opportunity to work with the latest technology in a contemporary office
  • Hands on training from our experienced staff teams
  • A challenging & rewarding working environment within a supportive team
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