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Building Surveyor

  • Location

    West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Built Environment

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jade Whitmore

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Jade Whitmore

Building Surveyor/ Project Surveyor

Salary - Above market salary + car allowance

We have both a Senior Surveyor and Graduate Surveyor role available.

Your role as a Project Building Surveyor:

The Projects Surveyor role will undertake Building Surveying related services as part of an in-house surveying team, set within a larger Estates Department covering Buildings, Services Engineers, and CAD Technicians.

Duties and Responsibilities as a Project Building Surveyor:

  • You will work with Asset Managers, in house solicitors and Property Managers to consider and deliver a range of works including strip outs, white boxing, alterations, defect diagnosis and repair, oversight of tenant's proposals, etc.

  • Undertake feasibilities reporting in various formats to give Asset Managers any necessary information to determine whether a deal is viable or not.

  • Deal and control Pre and Post Design and Contract Administration.

  • Engage advise and manage third party specialists, Building Control, Planning, etc.

  • Undertake a set list of planned maintenance reports across the portfolio per quarter.

  • Ensure advice and processes are effectively communicated & implemented.

  • Ensure healthy & safe working conditions.

  • Liaise with competent Contractors and Suppliers and fully engage with CDM Regulations.

  • Act as Principal Designer.

  • Ensure effective teamworking & support to colleagues.

  • Develop financial plans for cost stability, avoidance of "shock" finance, reduction of WIP, debt, etc. in line with LCPM asset/property manager.

  • Ensure control systems for statutory, policy & contractual commitments are in place. Ensure compliance with statutory & local regulatory requirements.

  • Deliver effective business communication through advice, review & direct contribution to management & team meetings, briefings, consultations, correspondence, publicity, monthly & ad-hoc reporting & other publications, as appropriate.

  • Assure response to emergencies, supporting business continuity & disaster recovery.

  • Work in a team but also independently.

To be successful if your role as Project Building Surveyor, you should have:

  • Solid understanding of Building Surveying disciplines, whether qualified or not.
  • Ability to confidently undertake professional work as well as Contract Administration.
  • Health, Safety & Compliance management & delivery.
  • Excellent problem solving & analysis skills.
  • Experience in developing briefs and scopes of work both feasibility and tender through to site and completion.
  • Pragmatic and business focused 'hands on' approach to work.
  • Full driving license
  • Professional qualifications preferred but not essential.
  • Knowledge of Database (Horizon / Sharepoint / Onedrive) a benefit.

In return for your commitment, your rewards as a Project Building Surveyor:

  • Very good salary + car allowance
  • Opportunity to work for a leading commercial property organisation
  • Car allowance of £6k
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Penson scheme 8% employer 5% employee
  • 27 Days holiday plus BH (increasing with length of service)
  • Christmas closure
  • Life assurance: 4 x salary
  • Onsite gym & Personal trainer
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Social events
  • APC Training Programme / commitment to CPD

If you would like to discuss this Project Surveyor role further, please contact Jade Whitmore on 07306626969 or

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