Careers In Asset Surveying And Inspection Services

Within the Asset Surveying and Inspection team at RPS, we analyse complex data and provide pragmatic solutions. This includes reducing water leakage and preventing flooding and pollution in local communities just like yours. We pride ourselves in making complex easy, and we encourage and value team members that can bring different ideas, perspectives and styles of thinking to all our surveying and inspection activities.  

We respect one another and can recognise everyone's contribution and efforts to develop innovative ideas for our clients. If that sounds like a place where you'd like to work, we have opportunities at all levels in our Asset Surveying and Inspection team. Please click the link below for details. 


A rewarding workplace with benefits

Standard benefits

  • Workplace pension plans 
  • Share incentive plans
  • Membership opportunities to professional organisations
  • Life Assurance
  • Digital GP appointments available
  • Discounts, cashback and rewards
  • A detailed Employee Recognition Scheme and Assistance program
  • Enhanced Family Friendly policies

Optional benefits

  • Holidays purchase and sale opportunities
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health screenings, dental care and enhanced eye tests
  • Agile and flexible working available
  • Other Flexible benefits such as dental plans

What it's like to work in Asset Surveying and Inspection

Jon Colley has been a Utility Surveyor at RPS for over four years. In this interview, we spoke to him about his role at RPS and his career progression.

Gareth Ingram joined us as a Trainee Leakage Technician, at the age of 16 and fresh out of secondary school over 20 years ago. He has recently been appointed Framework Director, responsible for all our frameworks in the south of the UK. With a long and extensive career at RPS, he has a unique experience to share about what it's like to work with us. 

Gareth Ingram

Before Jack Edwards joined our Geomatics team as an Assistant Land Surveyor, he was working in a supermarket for a number of years. With a rapid growth in experience and competency and the right training from RPS, he has now become a skilled and confident addition to our team, working with the latest state-of-the-art surveying tools and technology. 

The RPS experience

  • Emma Dawbarn, Bid coordinator

    “I love working for the Environment, always found it interesting and diverse - and at RPS, there are always experienced management or technical staff who you can learn from and work well with, to get the job done.”

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    Emma Dawbarn
  • Dean Harrison, Operations Manager

    “I started 12 years ago as a site-based engineer and this journey given me the opportunity to work as a Supervisor, Project Manager and now Operations Manager. A great place to do great work, and the rewards are there for the right candidates.”

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    Dean Harrison
  • John Selfridge, Survey Manager

    “I enjoy my job as it has enabled me to work and travel throughout the country and beyond. Working outside in some of the most remarkable scenery our country has to offer is really fulfilling.”

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  • Jack Pattison, Team Leader

    “RPS is a company that really cares about it’s employees. From strong HR policies, to mental health awareness to fairness and inclusion, RPS ensures that doing the right thing is always at the forefront”

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    Jack Pattison

What you need to know

What kind of qualities are we looking for in candidates?

Each individual vacancy we advertise has a distinct set of requirements, so do read them very carefully. 

We need people who share our passion on solving the problems that matter and that is where you’ll be supported by us every step of the way. We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing. 

What can you expect from the application process?

In brief our application process involves the following steps:

  1. Search for suitable roles via our Careers site
  2. Register with a username and password if prompted
  3. Upload your CV and covering letter
  4. Apply for suitable opportunities

You will receive a confirmation email shortly after we receive your application. If your application is successful, our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you to seek further information about your skills and experience and once they are satisfied that you meet the requirements for the position, you will be invited to an interview. If this is successful, we will offer you a position with us.

How many positions are currently open within these roles?

We have several vacancies across a wide range of roles in the UK, however, do note that we may close them earlier than their stated deadlines, if we receive a very high volume of applications. We would recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible, to avoid disappointment.

Can I apply if I am an international candidate not based in the UK?

We do have the option to offer sponsorship under Skilled Worker Visas. This means we can sponsor candidates who don’t currently have the right to work in the UK but possess a valid Student visa or Graduate Visa. We're also able to support candidates with pre-settled or settled status.

For further advice and guidance, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website

How can I track the progress of my application?

You'll be able to log in to your candidate portal to review your profile, and you will be able to see your application status here. You will also receive email updates regarding your application as it progresses through the selection stages.

What additional support or adjustments can be provided?

If you require any additional support or adjustments that need to be made on the day of your interview do, feel free to get in touch with us and we will see how we can support you.

Being a Disability Confident committed employer, we can provide reasonable adjustments to enable you to demonstrate your full potential throughout our recruitment process. Please let us know as soon as possible about any adjustments you require, so that we can put them in place at the right time.

A Development pathway for our apprentices

Our apprentices are at the heart of our strategy for our Asset Surveying and Inspection services team. They continue to deliver great work, through a high performing team’s culture. We have an Apprentice Development Programme designed to build your skills across multiple sectors. 

Gain valuable experience, working alongside industry-leading companies, and help shape a future you will want to be part of. Within our Apprenticeship Career Development Pathway, you will be assigned a professional mentor, who will provide exceptional training in support of your multi skilled technical apprenticeship and development ambition. The diagram below details how this pathway might go for you.

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