Building Surveyor

£40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Alex Fernandez
Job Function
Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time

Main tasks:

Whilst primarily focused on contract administration and project delivery, the role is wide ranging with significant variation of workload within a busy team environment, including:-

  • Contract administration for repair, refurbishment and redevelopment projects
  • Project monitoring and project management
  • Preparing specifications and schedules of work.
  • Dilapidations on behalf of landlords and tenants
  • Building reinstatement cost assessments
  • Schedules of condition
  • Planned Maintenance reports
  • Pre-acquisition and due diligence surveys
  • Defect diagnosis and reporting
  • Any other duties commensurate with level of post.

  • Person Specification:

    • Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS). Ideally 1 to 3 years PQE. Level to be based on experience.
    • Enthusiastic and keen to develop their career with good opportunities for progression, specifically as specialist project surveyor.
    • Sound technical knowledge, built up through working within a commercial focused practice
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Well organised and the ability to work independently within a wider team.

    Technical Experience

    • Strong experience in managing building contracts and management of contractors across a variety of commercial projects.
    • Good building contracts knowledge
    • Possess a relevant Building Surveying degree and can demonstrate abilities through pre and post qualification experience


    • Planned Maintenance reports
    • Confidently and professionally converse with clients
    • Can assertively express a personal view on a situation to clients, consultants, contractors and stakeholders
    • Communicate concisely, both orally and in writing
    • Presents a professional image when dealing with clients
    • Demonstrates ambition and commitment to self development

    Analytical Reasoning

    • Demonstrates good attention to detail by regularly producing carefully prepared, accurate work
    • Uses thorough and effective data gathering techniques in all aspects of their work
    • Good numerical and analytical skills.

    Interpersonal Skills

    • Demonstrates co-operation and willingness to work with others
    • Demonstrates good, confident social behavioural skills.
    • Able to work within a team environment

    For further information please contact Alex Fernandez on 0207 318 1783 for a confidential chat.

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