Mapping Services Technician

Job Title: Mapping Services Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £14,000 to £14,500
Start Date: asap
Reference: 16792
Contact Name: Mary Hendry
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2015 19:24

Job Description





My client, a leading legal firm in the centre of Birmingham is looking for a Mapping Technician to join its property team.

The Mapping Services team provide a bespoke service to the Property/Real Estate Group and its clients.  Working alongside another Mapping Technician you will be responsible for the production of large maps/plans to client specification.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Producing, amending and converting complex Ordance Survey plans via CAD for drawing/making up to client specification ensuring they are Land Registry compliant.
  • Liaising with Ordnance Survey with regard to obtaining quotes and purchasing OS plans.
  • Producing plans for the Plot team, working for clients such as Miller Homes and Gleeson Homes; working from and understanding original architect drawings (CAD) and amending to client specification, ensuring they are Land Registry compliant, and amendment of plans in PDF format.
  • Ensuring all plans meet Land Registry requirements using scale rule.
  • Collating multiple title plans provided by the Land Registry to combine into one master plan.
  • Combing multiple plans (overlaying) to produce a master plan on acetate to client specification.
  • Copying colour plans, using scanner and plotter to produce large plans of sizes A2, A1 and A0.
  • Scanning documents and large plans to scale, ensuring Land Registry compliance.
  • Converting client plans to relevant formats.
  • Resizing plans so that they can be electronically sent to clients.
  • Recording disbursements on matters for finance purposes.
  • Updating floor plans for both Birmingham and London offices ensuring these are up to date with regard to new starters, leavers and internal moves.
  • Excel – producing/printing large excel spreadsheets.
  • General maintenance of plotter and scanner.
  • Liaising with Docucentre Team Leader for printing materials.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Flexible working approach.
  • Any other reasonable duties delegated by any Partner, Senior Manager of the firm or Group Support Manager.

This role will involve the use of Autocad, Ordnance Survey, Land Registry and PDF software; training will be provided.

Key skills and experience

Working in an inclusive, sharing and collaborative culture you will be expected to play your part in ensuring the continuing success and growth of the team. Previous experience of working in a legal environment would be helpful but is not essential as training will be given.

You should be able to:

  • Manage your workload to tight deadlines, remain calm under pressure and prioritise your workload effectively.
  • Work in a team environment (this may include working as part of a bigger project team) and support your colleagues.
  • Communicate appropriately and confidently at all levels within the team and the wider business as well as with clients, agents and other parties in person, by phone, letter, email or other communication means.
  • Use your initiative to solve problems.

You should have:

Basic CAD knowledge would be useful but also training can be given on this role.   An interest in legal, property and/or construction/surveying would be preferable.

  • Effective organisation skills.
  • Attention to detail and numeracy.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good keyboard, IT and data entry skills.
  • Problem solving abilities.
  • Enthusiasm.


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