2020 Graduate Infrastructure Surveyor

London|Northampton|Shrewsbury|South East|Cambridge Central|Winchester|Warrington|Leeds|Birmingham
GRADUATE INFRASTRUCTURE SURVEYORSWe are hiring graduate surveyors to join our Infrastructure teams in Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds, London, Winchester & Warrington as well the South East regions.  Infrastructure is the backbone of our economy and how we live. It encompasses power, water, telecoms, trains, roads, housing and even town centres delivering the services and facilities we need to live, work and play in the 21st century. Be part of our team that delivers real change to people’s lives. We operate in both rural and urban environments are looking for graduates with skills in either or both. We help deliver major projects from High Speed Two and Northern Power Rail, to town centre regeneration and housing renewal.You will deal with a wide range of property and clients from local Councils and London Boroughs, Network Rail, DfT, TfL, Water companies, and Telecoms providers to home owners, farmers, equestrian and agri businesses and small and multinational commercial businesses. You will also gain experience in some specialised and sought after skills including land assembly negotiations and compulsory purchase which are in short supply in the market. 
Infrastructures & Energy
Contract Type
Working Hours
Full Time
Closing Date


  • Assist in the delivery of major projects.
  • Support with gaining consent for access across third party land for works.
  • Negotiation of lease events and asset acquisition and disposal
  • Client interaction.
  • Identification and optimisation of opportunities and the mitigation of risks and liabilities
  • Valuation
  • Project Management
  • Take an active role in the development and implementation of efficient, ‘best practice’ internal systems and processes, optimising IT and other resources.
  • Contribute to strategic land acquisition reports
  • Acquisition and disposal negotiations for land assembly

We are also hiring graduate surveyors to join our Geospatial team, please state your interest in this sector on your application form or apply separately via our 2020 Graduate Geospatial Surveyor advert.

It is preferred that you will have a RICS accredited degree, however we do welcome applications from candidates with non-accredited degrees and other relevant qualifications. You will also ideally have experience within a real estate or civil engineering organisation across the rural, commercial or energy sectors gained through work experience or placements.  It is essential that you have a full UK driving licence as regular travel is required.


We offer a structured training programme, including our in house Infrastructures Academy unique to Carter Jonas, regular assessments to ensure you achieve the full level of competency and up to five days study leave.  In addition, we pay your APC registration fee and your first APC final assessment, plus 25 days annual leave and a great working environment within vibrant and supportive teams.


You will be asked to respond to a number of questions about your academic achievements and work experience and to write a covering letter.  We also ask you about your motivations and interest in a career in property as well as any extracurricular activities. We ask you to provide reference contact details, one educational and one employment.

Deadline for applications: midnight on 29th November. 

Starting September 2020.


Since 1855, Carter Jonas has grown to be one of the largest and most respected property consultancies in the UK with a network of 33 offices across England and Wales, employing more than 800 partners and staff.

We employ the very best people. We are a place where people want to work and our culture is collaborative and business minded. We have experts in every field who deliver long term advice that enhances our clients’ future prosperity.

At Carter Jonas, ‘Simply Better Advice’ is a statement that unites everyone in our business behind a common purpose. It is a commitment to our customers that we will work harder for them, constantly striving to provide the best advice in the market. 

Voted one of the Best Places to work in Property in 2018 and accredited with a Gold Investors in People award, we are proud of our values and what they stand for; chosen by our very own employees:

  • Approachable – We treat every relationship with respect, integrity and warmth
  • Effective – We do what we say we will, we do it well and we’re accountable
  • Ambitious – We are ambitious for our clients and for our firm

We endeavour to create the closest of relations with our Partners and employees, which we measure via our annual Employee Satisfaction Survey. At a national level we aim to ensure equal opportunities in the workplace and create a supportive and inclusive culture to encourage diversity and which underpins our core values of Approachable, Effective and Ambitious.

We want to ensure all of our employees are provided with the right support and guidance to optimise their performance. We offer a wide variety of Learning & Development, as well as structured career paths for professionals. In the last two years, we have launched our Diversity & Inclusion Network, Health & Wellbeing sites as well as our CJ Family Network. 

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