Graduate Building Surveyor

Graduate Building Surveyor - London

Ref: 1785Tuesday 30 May 2023

APC training and support, season ticket loan, career development, gym membership

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Excellent opportunity in London to join a company who care about your career development. This is an ideal role for someone who is ready to make a career move and hit the ground running, but knowing there is support there.

This role will suit Graduate Surveyors will have recently completed a degree in Building Surveying or who have been in the role of Building Surveyor for over 1 year and in the early stages of the APC. You will report to a Building Surveyor, Senior Surveyor or Associate Director. The following will give you a guide to likely job responsibilities.

Client and Design Team Liaison

  • Develop positive trust based relationships with clients and members of the design team.
  • Attend meetings with the design team, usually accompanied by their manager and record discussions and actions.
  • Review project correspondence issued by the design team.
  • Review drawn information issued by the design team.
  • Correspond with design team.


  • Delegate drawing tasks to CAD Technicians and Trainee CAD Technicians.

Surveys and Reports

  • Undertake measured surveys for design projects.
  • Carry out surveys of existing buildings and inspections of building defects usually attended with their line manager.
  • Prepare written reports and Scott Schedules.
  • Review reports prepared by others.

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 and check against our design principle.
  • Prepare specifications and schedule of works
  • Check specification prepared by others against our design.
  • Take responsibility for programming of design and drawing tasks.

Site Involvement

  • Attend site progress meetings, usually accompanied by manager and record minutes or relevant discussions and actions.
  • Inspect and report on construction progress and quality.
  • Be observant of site Health and Safety issues.

Quality Assurance

  • Fulfill the requirements of the Quality Management System ensuring all procedures are followed.
  • Health and Safety
  • Prepare design risk assessments and collate information to meet the requirements of the CDM Regulations 2015.
  • Encourage safe working methods for self and colleagues within and outside the office.


  • Keep technically up to date and maintain Continuous Professional Development records.
  • Financial
  • Aim to work as efficiently as possible at all times to ensure profitability of each commission.

Sound like something you would like to do? Apply for further information. 


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