Building Surveyor x4

Posted 09 November 2023
Salary £36,000 - £62,000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Local Council based in Berkshire, who are recruiting for 4 Building Surveyors on a permanent contract on a salary ranging between £36,000 to £62,000 depending on the level of the candidate.

There are also temporary to permanent options for this role as the client is looking to recruit a variety of surveyors on different levels. The daily rate for these roles goes up to £350 per day for the right candidate.

These positions are due to interview this week and start as soon as possible, offering 2/3 days working from home and flexible working.

Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidates will have a building and construction related degree as well as ASSORICS/ MRICS, MCIOB or NEBOSH.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Carrying out party wall awards and issuing

  • Overseeing and reporting on disrepair cases

  • Managing procurement for new roof installations

  • Surveying Victorian buildings and new build properties

  • Works involved include kitchen, bathroom, retrofit, heating, electrical installation upgrades, recladding blocks and flats

  • Preparing drawings as required, schedule of works and specifications through the various stages required for the delivering of improvement works, planned and reactive repairs on commercial and corporate council buildings

  • Providing detailed knowledge of building technology and construction including identifying diagnosing defects and repair solutions

  • Managing projects from inception to completion including the preparation of documents for quotation and tendering purposes, anywhere from £100K - £6m

  • Liaising with internal teams to ensure coordination with other capital works programmes

Experience required:

  • At least 3 years post degree or 5 years Post HNC in construction

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Literate/numerate to enable the day-to-day office and contract management

  • High degree of IT literacy with the ability to use a variety of programmes

  • Well organised with the ability to work on own initiative with limited supervision

  • Decisive and assertive

  • Problem Solving requiring a high degree of creativity

  • Team player

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels including liaison with Tenants, Cllrs and Senior Management.

  • Working knowledge/understanding of construction industry activities

  • High degree of accuracy particularly with regard to measured surveys, drawings and specification writing.

  • Surveying/building surveying

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Hybrid working

  • Competitive Salary

  • Onsite parking

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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