Associate Building Surveyor

Associate Building Surveyor

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Built Environment

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Elliot Drury

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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The role
The opportunity has arisen for a Senior Building Surveyor to join the Leeds Building Consultancy Team of a well-established Real Estate client. Due to a steady increase in opportunities and workload, they are seeking to strengthen their team with a surveyor who has either recently qualified or who has reached the stage where they are ready to take their APC.

The team is well established and highly respected in the market place, with an enviable client base and portfolio of instructions. You can expect to be busy from day-one, working within an experienced team, predominantly undertaking professional services for their investor clients. The role offers real variety and career development, with continual training being embedded in the team philosophy. The team works across a range of property sectors and the role will cover the Yorkshire region, with the potential to become involved in a wider range of services both nationally and, in time, internationally.

You will be involved with a range of work including undertaking technical due diligence surveys, dilapidation's, building pathology, planned preventative maintenance surveys, neighbourly matters, and specifying and administering refurbishment projects. Through the role, you will gain an all-round appreciation of commercial building surveying with the opportunity to progress your career to the next level.

Reporting to a Senior Director, from the outset there will be a high level of client contact and the opportunity to build strong networks throughout the national business. The role requires the candidate to be self-motivated, responsible for managing their own workload and able to work within multi-disciplinary teams delivering integrated services to clients.

By being part of this client, you will be joining a company that has global reach and offers class-leading employee benefits.

Roles and responsibilities
The Building Consultancy team undertakes a wide range of professional and project services, and they are looking for someone who wants to take the next step in developing their career.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Taking and being responsible for instructions, from inception through to completion, reporting to a Senior director;
  • Working as part of a local and national team for the delivery of instructions, primarily to their investor client accounts;
  • Responsible for managing own workload on day-to-day and longer term basis;
  • Undertaking technical due diligence instructions with senior members of the team, working with internal and external specialist consultants;
  • Design and contract administration duties principally for refurbishment, repair and maintenance projects;
  • Dilapidation's, acting for both landlords and tenants, covering both assessments, schedule preparation and negotiation;
  • Supporting the appraisal and monitoring of new developments for owners, occupiers and funders;
  • Undertaking reinstatement cost assessments;
  • Preparing planned preventative maintenance schedules;
  • Providing technical building pathology advice;
  • Managing Licences to Alter;
  • Advising on neighbourly matters.

As well as the technical requirements, you will be involved with and support business development activities. You will be expected to support, and in time manage, client relationships, often at a senior level, and to work within the department to identify, build and maintain new business opportunities.

You will be required to:

  • Work within clearly defined, well established processes;
  • Proactively solve problems and find solutions, consulting with more experienced colleagues on more difficult or unfamiliar situations;
  • Produce high quality written work;
  • Work to and comply with quality management processes and procedures.


  • Degree in Building Surveying
  • MRICS qualified, or nearing qualification

You will possess a full, clean driving licence.

Whilst the team have predominantly worked remotely over the last 12 months, their Leeds office has remained open. It is expected that the location for the role will be flexible, being part office and part home based.

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