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Graduate / Trainee: Land Rights - Wayleaves - Surveyor

Northern Powergrid
North East, Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire
£38,487 - £51,761
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

Graduate/Trainee: Land Rights (Wayleaves) Surveyor
Location: North East, Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire
Directorate: Field Operations
Job Ref No: R6119

The energy industry is advancing at pace with investment in smart technology and innovation. Northern Powergrid, as the company responsible for powering everyday life for 8 million customers across 3.9 million homes and businesses in the North East, Yorkshire, The Humber and northern Lincolnshire, is at the forefront of delivering a power network that meets the region’s needs, now and in the future.

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 have a key role in creating and managing future energy systems that increasingly interact with our customers and smart low carbon technologies, this is why we're innovating and investing today so we're ready for the demands of tomorrow.

We have a number of exciting opportunities for enthusiastic individuals who have relevant experience or hold a qualification (or studying towards a qualification) in a related subject i.e., Law, Agriculture, Environment.

The work will be varied, including  substation site acquisitions, disposals, rent reviews, lease renewals: acquisition of wayleaves consents, easements and land access permissions: negotiation and settlement of agricultural, wayleave and property loss claims: acquisition of planning and environmental consents: response to statutory notices.

You’ll be expected to meet and communicate with our grantors, customers, Land Agents, local authorities and statutory bodies, attend site meetings and share advice and technical knowledge with our colleagues and contractors.

The role requires an individual who is customer focused, highly motivated, very organised and IT literate. You will need the ability to communicate effectively with our Stakeholders, Engineers and Contractors and work well under pressure, and have the ability to manage multiple jobs whilst maintaining an attention to detail.

You will be required to demonstrate an understanding in one of the following key areas; Property, Law, Agriculture, Land Management, Environment, Valuation, or a related subject. Candidates should ideally hold 2 A levels, a HND or a Degree (in 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. A full 2 year training programme is provided.

A full clean driving license is essential.

Along with a competitive salary of £38,487 - £51,761 (depending on experience) we also offer great benefits such as:

  • Enrolment into our double-matched pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday (rising with service)
  • Car allowance / company car scheme
  • Payment of professional fees


Please visit our careers website to download an application form and return to us quoting reference number R6119 –

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Application close on. 7 June 2024

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.

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.

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