Building Surveyor

Senior Building Surveyor - London

Ref: 534Thursday 9 September 2021

In the region of £40 to £50k (neg) depending on experience and level of ability

Chartered Building Surveyor responsible for managing building surveying commissions and construction projects for new builds, renovations and maintenance works.

Flexible working offered as well as ongoing training and development with a diverse working culture you can be part of a company shaping the future of the built environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing building surveying commissions, including defects and condition surveys, dilapidation advice, party wall advice, and construction projects for new builds, renovations and maintenance works – from feasibility through to design, specification writing, contract administration to handover and post completion reviews; technical due diligence experience beneficial;
  • Managing projects to deliver high quality services and deliverables in accordance with business procedures;
  • Client Management throughout the project life cycle; 
  • Monitoring of construction projects;
  • Planning service delivery 

The ideal candidate: 

  • Ideally MRICS or MCIOB.  If you are APC enrolled and in your final year your application will also be considered with the relevant experience below;
  • Sound post qualification Building Surveying experience
  • Sound knowledge and practical experience of delivery of a full range of building surveying tasks
  • Cohesive knowledge of construction methods and materials
  • Thorough knowledge of construction procurement strategies, including tendering and contract strategies
  • Ability to administer construction contracts as Contract Administrator and Employer’s Agent
  • Clear understanding of legislation impacting on building contracts
  • Clear and effective communication skills – both oral and written
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to quickly adapt to changes
  • Excellent problem solving, negotiating skills, financial and numeracy management skills
  • Ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily
  • Sound ICT Skills, with a high level of proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work as part of a team and lead teams

Benefits include:

  • Career development and full training scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance plus option to purchase additional days 
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working arrangements.

Please apply for this role for further discussion and full list of benefits.