Rural, Property & Wayleaves Surveyor
(All levels including Graduate)
Salary Range: £33,086 - £44,497
Location: North East and Yorkshire
At Northern Powergrid, we're the people who manage the electricity network that powers everyday life for more than 8 million people in 3.9 million homes and businesses across 25,000 square kilometres in the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.
Delivering safe, reliable electricity is at the heart of what we do and we're proud to play an essential role in powering everyday life for the customers, homes, businesses and economies we serve.
In an evolving energy industry, we also have a key role in creating and managing future energy systems that increasingly interact with our customers and smart and low carbon technologies. This is why we're innovating and investing today so we're ready for the demands of tomorrow.
Subsequently the exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to join our Field Operations Consents Team, working primarily in the North East and Yorkshire.
Working as part of a large team, you’ll be responsible for negotiating and securing property acquisitions, wayleaves and easements, plus environmental consents, and be able to successfully negotiate compensation claims for agricultural losses.
The work will be varied including, substation site acquisitions, disposals, rent reviews, lease renewals, wayleaves and easement, agricultural compensation claims, access arrangements and general landowner liaison. You’ll work closely with our grantors, customers, agents, local authorities and statutory bodies, and share advice and technical knowledge with colleagues.
You will be required to demonstrate an understanding of certain key areas including; property valuations, landlord and tenant provisions, agriculture, as well as environmental designations, planning, surveying and project management and should have a good basic understanding of property and land law matters.
The role requires an individual who is customer focussed, highly motivated, organised and IT literate, and has the ability to communicate effectively with our Stakeholders, Engineers and Contractors. You’ll work well under pressure and have the ability to manage your own workload proactively, whilst maintaining an attention to detail.
Candidates should ideally hold a degree level qualification in Property, Law, Agriculture, Land Management, or a related subject, and be prepared to undertake further study if necessary to achieve membership of RICS (inc AssocRICS) or CAAV if not already qualified.
In order to comply with our electricity distribution licence, we have to ensure our colleagues are fit and proper to visit and enter our customers’ premises. Consequently, as this role may involve visiting and entering our customers’ premises, please be aware that the successful candidate will be subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Please confirm in your application if you are content for this check to be completed.
ALL APPLICATIONS WELCOME
Please visit our careers website via the 'Apply' button to download an application form and return to us quoting reference number R4441. Please note any applications received without the application form will not be progressed.
Applications are invited from people with appropriate experience and qualifications. Applicants are considered on the basis of their suitability for the post irrespective of sex, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation, gender re-assignment, race, age, disability, religion or belief and pregnancy and maternity. Northern Powergrid recruit on ability and ability alone.