SSL are Hiring!

Due to continued growth, Surfacing Standards Limited (SSL) are looking to recruit a CAD Designer/ Trainee Surveyor to join our successful team.

Company overview:

SSL are UK based independent sports pitch consultants providing a full package of design & project management services including feasibility studies, facility design, planning, project management and construction quality control. Since being established over 17 years ago, SSL have been instrumental in the development of hundreds of sports facilities across the UK including synthetic pitches, athletics tracks, tennis courts and MUGAs.

The opportunity:

Technical experience of CAD work, an understanding of basic site survey information and a full UK driving licence is essential.

You will be working closely with our experienced team of consultants and professionally represent SSL during site visits and meeting client representatives. SSL work with a variety of customers at any given time including local authorities, schools, Universities, sports clubs, and sports pitch contractors.

You will also be working alongside colleagues to help deliver large scale, high profile sports pitch projects throughout the UK. With training and experience there will be the opportunity to perform consultancy services encompassing all aspects of the design, development, specification and delivery of synthetic turf pitch projects. Our experienced team will always on hand to offer expert advice and support throughout.

You will be office based and required to drive to various site locations for site inspections, condition surveys of existing facilities and complete topographical surveys of areas identified for new developments.

The person:

You must be friendly and professional, trusted by clients and your colleagues, and driven to succeed.  A knowledge of, or interest in, synthetic sports pitch construction would be beneficial, although not a necessity. A high level of communication skills will be required together with the ability to build strong, long term relationships across a wide variety of client types. You should be able to manage your time effectively and keep up with the demands of the role which may very occasionally involve an overnight stay.

AutoCAD knowledge will be required for this role, together with general I.T skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

The package:

Competitive salary (subject to knowledge/experience). Company car allowance, pension scheme, up to 25 days annual leave.

How to apply:

To apply for the position please email your up-to-date CV with a covering letter to SSL Managing Director Steve Wilcockson ( Address the title of the email “Job Application – CAD Designer/Trainee Surveyor.”

SSL are an Equal Opportunities Employer.