Building Surveyor

Building Surveyor - London

Ref: 1991Tuesday 9 January 2024

APC training and support, career development, annual leave tbc, gym membership, season pass loan, RICS fees paid

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Building Surveyor with over 3 years professional experience in private practice

The ideal candidate for this role will have a degree or BTEC qualification in a subject relevant to their job responsibilities, most suitable will be Building Surveying. Following graduation you will ideally have gained at least 3 years professional experience and are likely to be aiming to gain chartered status. 

The following list of duties will give you a guide to what the role may entail:

  • Client and Design Team Liaison
  • Promote the interests of the company to potential clients and introducers.
  • Develop positive trust based relationships with clients and members of the design team.
  • Attend meetings with the design team and record discussions and actions.
  • Review project correspondence issued by design team.
  • Review drawn information issued by the design team.
  • Correspond with design team.


  • Delegate design and specification tasks to Graduate Surveyors and Trainee Surveyors
  • Delegate drawing tasks to CAD Technicians, Trainee CAD Technicians and Trainee Surveyors

Surveys and Reports

  • Undertake measured surveys
  • Carry out surveys of existing buildings and inspections of building defects.
  • Prepare written reports and Scott Schedules.
  • Review reports prepared by others.

Professional/Legal Duties

  • Undertake professional duties as CDM Co-Ordinator in accordance with CDM Regulations
  • Undertake Party Wall duties assisting the named Building Owners Surveyor/Adjoining Owners Surveyor/Agreed Surveyor.

Design and Drawings

  • Develop scheme designs through to completion.
  • Prepare scheme design drawings.
  • Prepare detail design drawings including Planning and Building Regulations.
  • Check designs prepared by others (e.g. M & E) for dimensional accuracy
  • Prepare specifications and schedule of works
  • Check specification prepared by others against design.
  • Take responsibility for programming of design and drawing tasks.

Site Involvement

  • Undertake full Contract Administration duties.
  • Inspect and report on construction progress and quality.
  • Be observant of site Health and Safety issues.

Quality Assurance

  • Fulfil the role of Building Surveyor as described in the Quality Management System as Project Surveyor ensuring all procedures are followed.

Health and Safety

  • Prepare design risk assessments to meet the requirements of the CDM Regulations.
  • Encourage safe working methods for self and colleagues within and outside the office.


  • Aim to work as efficiently as possible at all times to ensure profitability of each commission.
  • Prepare draft fee accounts for approval by Senior Building Surveyor / Associate Director as appropriate.

Benefits include: 

  • 27 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Access to the Government Cycle Scheme
  • Travel season ticket loan if required
  • Health insurance via Vitality: includes healthy living incentives (discounted gym membership and activity tracker devices, cashback when buying healthy food etc.)
  • Life Insurance policy including an app based system of healthy living incentives: a step count leaderboard, earning activity based points to reclaim as vouchers with a variety of retailers.
  • Enrolment into the company pension scheme
  • Better than statutory maternity pay – further details available if relevant
  • We will discuss hybrid working options with the right candidate with skill level required.  


Please apply for further detail. Your CV will never be shared without your permission so apply with confidence.

You will be contacted by Toni Dukes, Senior Consultant

t: 07384 704 575



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