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BIM Survey Manager

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

London, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any


The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.

SYSTRA are looking to expand our Signature Team in the UK, working on high profile infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and HS2, we are building on our 50 years of success in the UK by growing our team and looking for passionate people to deliver projects across our portfolio.


We are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Engineering team in London, by recruiting an experienced Survey Manager.


The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of experience within the Civil Engineering/Transportation/Infrastructure sectors.


This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic BIM Survey Manager to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.


The role


To be responsible for supporting the project team, supply chain and others to manage documentation and implement the systems to ensure information is adequately controlled and shared with respect to surveying


Main Duties


  • The candidate should be experienced in delivery-focused surveys, specialising in topographical
  • Surveying for complex multidisciplinary rail projects.
  • Highly skilled in rail and highways surveying, measured building surveys, embankment and cuttings.
  • Experienced in geodetic control and data reprojection.
  • A focused safety mentor and responsible for the delivery of CDM and design compliances
  • Expert technical knowledge and QSSE managerial skills, to deliver survey solutions that align to quality standards and across of a wide range of surveying environments and infrastructures.
  • Team management experience.
  • Technical authoring of survey reports.
  • Supply chain management experience.
  • KPI and dashboard generation preferably with a knowledge of PowerBi.
  • The use of Common Data Environments and GIS systems knowledge.
  • Experienced in asset management and asset identification technologies.
  • Client team facing experience.
  • Principal focus on specifying, procuring and managing surveys.
  • Lead design integration of production and excellence across discipline teams.
  • Provide technical guidance to discipline design teams.
  • Lead innovative solutions to design problems with surveying techniques.
  • Accountable for the recruitment, training and development of staff awareness.
  • Accountable for the allocation of work to designers including utilisation.
  • Lead technical delivery of design discipline production to agreed programme, budget and safety and quality specifications




  • Experience of topographical surveying in large complex environments within the construction and engineering industry
  • 3D Terrestrial Laser Scanning
  • GNSS Networks
  • LiDAR
  • CAA regulations and usage of aerial drones
  • BIM working methodologies
  • Snakegrid transformations
  • Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
  • Personal Track Safety
  • Industry Common Induction - London Underground
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme


The following experiences are desirable:


  • Experience of CAD systems, preferable Bentley Systems knowledge
  • Experience of Common Data Environments, preferable ProjectWise knowledge
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • FME


In return, we offer a very competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.


Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.



SYSTRA is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and value applications from all.