Building Surveyor (Rail) - Stockport

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a large UK property consultancy who work across a broad number of projects in the Public and Private sector. They have a requirement for a Building Surveyor to join them on a permanent basis to work on transport & infrastructure project work.

This will be an office based role with site visits, the successful candidate will be managing projects from inception through to completion.

Responsibilities as Building Surveyor include:

- Ensuring projects are completed on budget and to schedule;
- Advising clients on schemes and projects and determining requirements;
preparing scheme designs with costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works;
- Organising documents for tender and advising on appointing contractors, designers and procurement routes;
- Determining the condition of existing buildings, identifying and analysing defects, including proposals for repair;
- Advising on energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction;
- Instructing on the preservation/conservation of historic buildings;
- Advising on the management and supervision of maintenance of buildings;
- Dealing with planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations;
- Assessing and designing buildings to meet the needs of people with disabilities;
- Instructing on construction design and management regulations;
- Negotiating dilapidations (when there is a legal liability for a property's state of disrepair);
- Carrying out feasibility studies;
- Advising on the health and safety aspects of buildings;
- Advising on boundary and rights of light disputes and party wall procedures;
- Preparing insurance assessments and claims.

Experience required:

- Experience working as Building Surveyor for a UK consultancy
- It is preferred for candidates to have worked on projects in either the transport, rail or commercial sectors
- Degree qualified is preferred
- Professionally qualified (MCIOB or MRICS) is preferred

This is a long term permanent role with fantastic career prospects, to apply contact George Cumersdale at UKL Professional.