Senior Building Surveyor

19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a financial and professional services firm, which specialises in real-estate and investment management, is currently looking for a Senior Building Surveyor to join its Edinburgh PDS team.

This role will involve a mix of professional and project-based building surveying work on all types of commercial property. In addition, it offers direct exposure to a wide cross section of internal and external clients, access to training, and the opportunity to work for a dynamic, forward-thinking, and expanding business.


Within this Edinburgh-based building surveyor role, you will be:

  • Undertaking inspections and preparing reports
  • Preparing specifications and administering repair and refurbishment contracts
  • Drafting and negotiating schedules of dilapidations/preparing exit strategies
  • Preparing preventative maintenance plans
  • Undertaking building-reinstatement-cost assessments
  • Potentially able to project manage or act as construction/development monitor on larger projects, or assist, depending on experience
  • Assisting with co-ordination of portfolio instructions and undertaking other duties from time to time, as may reasonably required

Skills, Experience & Knowledge

In order to be successful within this surveying job, you:

  • Must be MRICS
  • Have solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Would ideally possess experience of AutoCAD, though not essential
  • Hold a clean driving licence
  • Will be able to work within a team and on own initiative
  • Must be enthusiastic, proactive, and self-motivated
  • Will have strong verbal and numerical skills, and be comfortable with report writing
  • Possess excellent time management and general organisation skills
  • Will be required to be flexible and have the ability to work under pressure
  • Must be well presented and have excellent communication skills

If this position is of interest to you, please contact me immediately. For more senior building surveyor jobs in Edinburgh, get in touch with Kingsley today.

Key Contact

Please contact Duncan Nuttall on to discuss this position in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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