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Assistant Property Surveyor (15283)


United Utilities
Salary: £28,949.00
Location: Warrington
Job type: Permanent
Category: Surveying Jobs
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Assistant Property Surveyor (15283)

Job ID: 15283

Location: Warrington UK

Salary: £28,949.00

Working Hours: 37.00 per week

Job Purpose

The Access & Acquisition (A&A) Team within Property Services are specialists in gaining entry to private land to carry out pipelaying works, consulting with affected landowners and key stakeholders, the statutory framework surrounding the valuation of land, compensation and the acquisition of land by agreement or in accordance with the Company's compulsory purchase powers.

As an Assistant Surveyor, you will be part of the A&A Team reporting to the Property Area Manager. Based at Lingley Mere Business Park, Warrington you will cover the southern region of the Northwest. You will work as part of a small team of internal surveyors and external consultant surveyors in order to provide a comprehensive and professional surveying service to the Company to include Capital Delivery and Engineering, Water & Wastewater Network Services, Developer Services and Legal Services.

You will assist with all land and property related issues in order to facilitate the successful delivery of the Company's Capital Delivery Programme across the AMP. You will get to work alongside multi-disciplinary teams on a variety of new and exciting projects to include large diameter cross country water pipelines to enhance water quality and supply to our customers or flood alleviation and sewer outfall improvement schemes that help protect our customers and the local environment. You will also ensure that the Company's Network Services teams are able to gain access to land to inspect, maintain, repair and improve its vast network of water mains and sewers across the region.

Job Accountabilities

When managing a caseload of capital and network projects, you will carry out tasks such as;

* Providing advice on the Company's Statutory Powers of Entry
* Issuing Statutory Notices
* Land referencing
* Preparing valuations and budgets
* Negotiating compensation claims
* Acquiring land
* Landowner liaison and consultation
* Agreeing and advising on accommodation and reinstatement works, water main bursts, liaising with Schedule 13 Protected Undertakers
* Providing advice on pipe route and site selection
* Arranging temporary site compound license agreements, together with other aspects in the Property Services Department as required.

Knowledge and Skills

To be considered for this role you will need a Land and/or Property Management related degree and be an APC Candidate working towards their RICS Chartered Membership. You will also have:

* Work experience of working for a utility company and/or negotiating and settling compensation claims.
* Awareness of the Water Industry Act 1991
* An awareness of the Company's Code of Practice for Pipe laying
* Awareness of the statutory compensation code and compulsory purchase procedures
* An understanding of the valuation method principles
* Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, together with negotiating skills.
* As this role is mobile you will need access to your own transportation and hold a full UK driving Licence
* Excellent computer and IT skills with experience of using Microsoft word, excel and outlook
* ARC GIS, experience in using web/cloud based land management systems

Desirable Criteria

* A Probationary Member of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers

Additional Information

* We operate within a framework of custom and practice, legislation and Company Policies/Code of Practice for Pipe laying and as such a high level of autonomy is required.
* Due to the nature of the post, you will be required to travel to and from site when performing your duties and on occasion, may be required to work outside of normal working hours.
* You will need to be comfortable working on tasks on an individual basis as well as part of a team although full training and support will be given where required.

We need fantastic people to enable us to deliver a great service to the public. We are committed to reaching and recruiting from every community and then supporting employees to achieve their full potential ensuring they feel valued and included, regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, sexual orientation or social background.

If you are offered a job with us, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with United Utilities will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date: 31/01/21

Disability Confident
Assistant Property Surveyor (15283)

Job ID: 15283

Location: Warrington UK

Salary: £28,949.00

Working Hours: 37.00 per week

Job Purpose

The Access & Acquisition (A&A) Team within Property Services are specialists in gaining entry to private land to carry out pipelaying works, consulting with affected landowners and key stakeholders, the statutory framework surrounding the valuation of land, compensation and the acquisition of land by agreement or in accordance with the Company's compulsory purchase powers.

As an Assistant Surveyor, you will be part of the A&A Team reporting to the Property Area Manager. Based at Lingley Mere Business Park, Warrington you will cover the southern region of the Northwest. You will work as part of a small team of internal surveyors and external consultant surveyors in order to provide a comprehensive and professional surveying service to the Company to include Capital Delivery and Engineering, Water & Wastewater Network Services, Developer Services and Legal Services.

You will assist with all land and property related issues in order to facilitate the successful delivery of the Company's Capital Delivery Programme across the AMP. You will get to work alongside multi-disciplinary teams on a variety of new and exciting projects to include large diameter cross country water pipelines to enhance water quality and supply to our customers or flood alleviation and sewer outfall improvement schemes that help protect our customers and the local environment. You will also ensure that the Company's Network Services teams are able to gain access to land to inspect, maintain, repair and improve its vast network of water mains and sewers across the region.

Job Accountabilities

When managing a caseload of capital and network projects, you will carry out tasks such as;

* Providing advice on the Company's Statutory Powers of Entry
* Issuing Statutory Notices
* Land referencing
* Preparing valuations and budgets
* Negotiating compensation claims
* Acquiring land
* Landowner liaison and consultation
* Agreeing and advising on accommodation and reinstatement works, water main bursts, liaising with Schedule 13 Protected Undertakers
* Providing advice on pipe route and site selection
* Arranging temporary site compound license agreements, together with other aspects in the Property Services Department as required.

Knowledge and Skills

To be considered for this role you will need a Land and/or Property Management related degree and be an APC Candidate working towards their RICS Chartered Membership. You will also have:

* Work experience of working for a utility company and/or negotiating and settling compensation claims.
* Awareness of the Water Industry Act 1991
* An awareness of the Company's Code of Practice for Pipe laying
* Awareness of the statutory compensation code and compulsory purchase procedures
* An understanding of the valuation method principles
* Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, together with negotiating skills.
* As this role is mobile you will need access to your own transportation and hold a full UK driving Licence
* Excellent computer and IT skills with experience of using Microsoft word, excel and outlook
* ARC GIS, experience in using web/cloud based land management systems

Desirable Criteria

* A Probationary Member of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers

Additional Information

* We operate within a framework of custom and practice, legislation and Company Policies/Code of Practice for Pipe laying and as such a high level of autonomy is required.
* Due to the nature of the post, you will be required to travel to and from site when performing your duties and on occasion, may be required to work outside of normal working hours.
* You will need to be comfortable working on tasks on an individual basis as well as part of a team although full training and support will be given where required.

We need fantastic people to enable us to deliver a great service to the public. We are committed to reaching and recruiting from every community and then supporting employees to achieve their full potential ensuring they feel valued and included, regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, sexual orientation or social background.

If you are offered a job with us, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with United Utilities will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date: 31/01/21

Disability Confident
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