Bruton Knowles

  • Technician - Utilities/Land Rights

    Job Locations UK-South West
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/01/2020 17:00)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The purpose of the job is to undertake the Acquisition of Land/Rights in Land and carry out Compensation work, initially delivering Pre-Entry services to the Hinkley ‘C’ Electricity Connection Project based at the Hewish Project Office but may also include work on other Transport and Utility projects, including Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects as well as other major and minor transport, gas, water and electricity schemes in the South West, ensuring appropriate fee income to the business.


    Formal qualification to a level that is accredited by the RICS and/or qualified as a Technical or Member of the RICS otherwise working towards membership is preferred but not essential.

    Essential Criteria:

    • The candidate should be able to demonstrate relevant experience in the Rural or Commercial sector to be able to undertake Land Rights related work within the Utility Sectors.
    • A good working knowledge of IT is essential, in particular a familiarity with and understanding of the Microsoft Office packages including MS Excel and preferably good keyboard skills.
    • Self-starter with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with colleagues and clients
    • The ability to work in an organised and methodical fashion, with a high level of attention to detail
    • The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met
    • A willingness to be part of a team and to interact with other professional staff
    • The ability to learn new skills and working methods and be adaptable to change
    • The ability to accept responsibility and, within parameters defined by the immediate performance manager, work on their own initiative
    • A willingness to undertake business development
    • A proactive approach to work
    • Clean and full driving licence



    This is a new full-time role which requires a high calibre individual.

    Whether qualified or unqualified, from a rural or a commercial background, candidates will have suitable experience and skills to facilitate delivery of land referencing, negotiating land rights and dealing with compensation claims.  

    The job will require someone who has a proven track record in organising their own personal workload and responsibilities, the ability to determine priorities and consistently meet deadlines, providing an effective and efficient platform for the team to operate successfully.


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