Building Surveyor


Advise on schemes and projects to determine requirements.
Prepare outline scheme designs with costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works.
Determine the condition of existing buildings, identify and analyse defects, including proposals for repair.
Advise on energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction.
Instruct on the preservation/conservation of historic buildings.
Deal with planning applications and advise on property legislation and building regulations.
Assess and design buildings to meet the needs of people with disabilities.
Instruct on construction design and management regulations.
Negotiate dilapidations (when there is a legal liability for a property’s state of disrepair).
Within the role you will identify defects and advise on repair, maintenance and restoration options.
Undertake feasibility studies and assess suitability for development.
Advise on health and safety aspects of the buildings.
Advise on boundary and ‘right to light’ disputes and party wall procedures.

The Experience

A degree in building surveying combined with good technical knowledge and competence.
Experience in a similar role within construction, fit out and real estate including both new build and residential conversion developments essential.
Registered as a Chartered Surveyor accredited by RICS.
A logical and practical mind.
Good oral and written communications skills.
Negotiation, presentation and report writing skills.
The ability to analyse problems in order to identify solutions.
To take on high levels of responsibility with enthusiasm and motivation.
Good IT skills with the ability to interpret and read CAD drawings.

The Salary

Negotiable depending on experience, plus company vehicle and contributory pension scheme

Holiday Entitlement

24 days plus statutory bank holidays

The Hours

8.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday – the business necessitates flexibility so additional hours may be required

The Requirements

Driving is essential to undertake this role as travel for site attendance, surveys, assessments and any other associated meetings is essential.
The role will involve a large proportion of the working week spent out of the office travelling around the UK surveying of potential properties.
When not travelling you will be required to attend and work at the office in Apperley Bridge.

Interested? Please send your CV in the first instance to