Apprentice or Trainee Geospatial/Land Survey Technician


Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Job type: Permanent full-time apprenticeship or trainee 

Salary: Negotiable

Leeds based integrated surveying and engineering firm, Met Consultancy Group, is looking to recruit enthusiastic people for the above full-time position. We are a well-established multi-disciplinary business first established in 1990 with over 50 qualified, engineers, surveyors and geophysicists.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated candidate looking to start a career in the land survey industry.

Apprentice/Trainee Role and Responsibilities

The role is primarily a site role but you will have opportunities to undertake data processing and drawing work in the office as you progress. You will learn to use the latest survey technology essential for a range of field and measured building surveys, how to control and use data and how to process to provide clients with finished technical drawings.

You will be supervised and part of the land survey team although there may also be the possibility of working within other departments over time.

The work may be related to new developments, new infrastructure including utilities and drainage, existing building refurbishments, Land Registry or Property Deeds. It does normally require site visits to undertake surveys and the company works on projects across the Yorkshire and the UK so opportunities to travel and work on varied projects will be available. Additional flexibility will be required from candidates as you will need to be prepared to stay away for overnight stays at company expense, on project visits (generally no more than a maximum two weeks at any time).

The formal training will be on suitable and established apprentice or higher education course. This will be classroom based and cover topics such as Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Geographic Information System (GIS)s, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Health and Safety.

Benefits package

  • Formal Education courses paid by Company
  • Workplace Pension scheme for age qualified candidates
  • First Aid and Health and Safety training
  • Full PPE provided
  • Child Care Voucher contributions
  • Overtime Pay or time in lieu
  • Company vehicles provided for travel to site.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have:

  • a minimum of GCSE qualifications at 9-4 or A-C grades in at least 5 subjects including English and Maths with preference for other science subjects
  • A’levels or other higher education qualifications
  • a high level of motivation and willingness to work hard and learn with a genuine ambition to grow and develop a career in Land Survey.

How to apply.
Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you have an interest in civil engineering, why you would like this job and should be considered as an ideal candidate to


Met Consultancy Group is a group of companies based in Leeds with a recognisable brand and very good reputation throughout the UK for providing quality surveys to a range of end user clients. We have attained UKAS accredited certification to ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 for the group Integrated Management System (IMS) and are RISQS and SSiP certificated. We are also Gold-level members of Constructionline
Our aim is to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, marital status, sexuality, responsibility for dependants, religion, trade union activity and age. Selection criteria and procedures are kept under review to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities

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