March 9, 2018



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Graduate Surveyor - Cirencester

We are seeking a hard working graduate who is passionate about following a career in Rural Surveying. This role is for an immediate start and so is not suitable for someone, who is currently studying. The successful applicant will be assisting Surveyors on projects with a view to having control of their own schemes as soon as they are confident to do so. Applicants need to be self-assured, have good communication skills, attention to detail and good agricultural knowledge. IT skills are essential along with a willingness to embrace new IT systems. The candidates must have their own car.

Dalcour Maclaren has an RICS approved Structured Training Agreement and all of our training is aimed at ensuring that candidates pass the APC/ATC on their first attempt. Successful applicants will be enrolled onto our Graduate Programme which has a proven track record of delivering passes in both assessments.

What your role would involve:

  • Involvement in the day-to-day running of utility projects as instructed by clients in relation to delivering access to public/private land and properties.
  • Site visits to reference different utility schemes (including renewables, water, gas, electricity & telecoms) and subsequent preparation of reports.
  • Correspondence with land agents, property owners, solicitors, local authorities etc.
  • Preparation of Statutory Notices and other formalities for entry onto private land.
  • Comprehensive research into land sales to assist with both land and property valuations.
  • Meetings on site prior to works commencing in order to agree access for works to be undertaken.
  • Negotiation of compensation claims.
  • Assisting in providing regular client update reports and attending scheme progress meetings as required.
  • Day to day updating of schemes on the company database.

Other areas of DM work:

Dalcour Maclaren also acts for clients in a number of different and diverse areas of work and it is envisaged you will have some exposure to these areas throughout your training programme. These include:

  • Project Management
  • Route & acquisition feasibility
  • Legal Agreements
  • Agency & acquisition of land
  • Portfolio Management
  • Lease Renewals
  • Compulsory Purchase Orders
  • Compensation Claims
  • GPS Mapping

What DM can offer you:

A position on the Dalcour Maclaren Graduate Trainee scheme will offer the successful individual a full time role within a forward thinking and expanding company plus the opportunity to work in a friendly, professional environment with like-minded individuals. We invest in our graduate trainees to help them develop key surveying skills and believe that by getting them involved in our client projects from day one they will develop the skills and confidence required to help them succeed on their chosen career pathway.

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus your birthday plus all bank holidays
  • Annual Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid study leave
  • Flexible Working
  • Healthcare cover
  • New iPhone and Laptop
  • Enrolment into the Dalcour Maclaren Pension scheme
  • Corporate fund raising events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular office socials
  • Summer & Winter company parties
  • Regular company sponsored training
  • Accessible office locations with free parking
  • Professional subscriptions paid


Manor Farm, Down Ampney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 5QF

Please send your CV and a covering letter to Mrs Nicola Putt at 1 Staplehurst Farm, Weston on the Green, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX25 3QU or email


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