Building Surveyor Project Manager

Chartered Building Surveyor - Essex

Ref: 1986Tuesday 9 January 2024

Up to £70k basic salary plus benefits listed below

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Building Surveyor to complement the existing team of Building Surveyors and Project Managers to be located in Essex. 

The requirements of this position would ideally suit a qualified MRICS Building Surveyor with a few years experience to ensure they are up to the level required to be successful. 

You will become a key person in a small open plan office and look to work alongside the current Senior Surveyors to successfully deliver a high quality service to clients. You would also be expected to provide support and guidance to less senior surveyors.

Workload will include a full range of project and professional duties working for both private and public sector clients including Fire Risk Assessment related building surveying, fund monitoring, defect reports and usual building surveying project works including preparing tender documents and Post Contract Administrator roles.

It is essential that the successful candidate understands the administrative requirements of the JCT Intermediate and JCT Design and Build contracts and is disciplined with timely issue of documentation and keeping filing up to date in accordance with the Company’s QA systems.
You should ideally also have a good understanding of construction and building pathology, and should be capable of using dictation to record information from site and must be able to clearly and effectively write reports.

You should have a high attention to detail and provide work with high standards of presentation along with a friendly personality and be attentive to your Client’s expectations and requirements. 

Competency Requirements

Essential skills are as follows:-

  • Site surveys and reporting (Schedules of Condition, Defect Diagnosis, etc.)
  • Condition survey reports for planned maintenance and asset expenditure planning
  • Preparing tender documents for refurbishment and alteration works. Preparing specifications and schedules
  • Feasibility estimates
  • Contract Administrator duties
  • Employer’s Agent duties
  • Fire Risk Assessments and related building surveying advice for mainly residential blocks and educational buildings

Preferred skills, for which training and guidance can be given where experience is currently limited, are as follows:-

  • Building Surveyor Expert Witness experience (i.e. disrepair and workmanship cases)
  • Building survey/Acquisition reports (non-residential)
  • Party Wall Surveying
  • Dilapidations & licence to alteration advice
  • Principal Designer duties under the CDM Regs 2015

Desirable additional skills are as follows:-

  • Proficient user of AutoCAD Architecture 2010 or newer
  • Preparing plans and Building Control applications
  • Preparing/arranging detailed technical drawings using AutoCAD for typical building surveys & design
  • Able to use Microsoft Project
  • Sustainability related advice, possibly including BREEAM qualifications, EPC experience

Sector Types

  • Private Sector residential, education, office, industrial and some retail
  • Public Sector corporate/office, residential, education and healthcare

Employment Basis
➢ Permanent full time, with a 6 months probationary period
➢ Start ASAP
➢ Salary indication £50k to £70k negotiable, depending on experience and ability
➢ 22 days holiday plus 3 to 4 additional days at Christmas (in addition to public holidays)
➢ Up to three additional days holiday entitlement in subsequent continuous years worked
➢ Business travel expenses paid (mileage £0.45 per mile)
➢ Predominantly based at our Head Office in Essex
➢ RICS subscription fees paid
➢ Workplace pension offered


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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