Utility Tree Surveyor

  • Job Reference: SWR2295
  • Date Posted: 3 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Performance related pay (PRP)
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Utility Tree Surveyor - Spider is advertising on behalf of a company who is part of the RSK Group, the BTS Group, provides vital Vegetation Management services to electricity distributor network operators within the UK. They are looking for an experienced Utility Tree Surveyor to work in the North of Scotland (Aberdeenshire, Moray, Inverness-shire and Argyll).  

As the Utility Tree Surveyor, you will be undertaking surveys of trees within close proximity to overhead lines. The role is initially offered on a fixed term basis of 6 months and subject to a review after this period, both full and part time working hours will be considered for the right candidate.  The role requires someone who is comfortable working on their own and who is physically fit and able to walk several miles daily. 

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes: 


  • A full UK Drivers’ license
  • Familiar with Word and Excel programmes and able to operate software systems on Tablet hardware in the field.
  • UA 5 qualified.
  • Able to communicate positively with a wide range of landowners/managers.
  • Willing to work for extended periods in the North of Scotland.


  • UA 2.3 qualified
  • UA5 qualified.
  • Authorised to work for SSEN.
  • PTI qualified.
  • Formal level 4 qualification in arboriculture.

This Utility Tree Surveyor position is a Full or Part Time position for the right candidate.  We as a business value the contribution people make to our success and in return we offer a competitive benefits package including: a great place to work whilst earning a competitive salary, company pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement (plus birthday). 

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser, and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: Surveyor, Tree Surveying, Arborist, Arboricultural, Arboricultural Consultant,Forester

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