Building Surveyor - Senior Building Surveyor

Syntech Recruitment Ltd
16 May 2017
15 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Building Surveyor - Senior Building Surveyor

To 65k + Benefits + ongoing career development

Our valued client is an independent building and project consultancy advising commercial property owners, funders, occupiers and advisers on the whole lifecycle of property assets. They are experts in all aspects of building surveying, project management, cost consultancy, construction technology, sustainability and environmental services. They deliver a director led service focused on technical expertise, commercial business acumen and a proactive approach to service delivery.

They work in commercial property within the office, industrial, retail, healthcare or leisure sectors. They work on residential properties on a commercial scale or where they form part of a mixed use development.

Your day-to day responsibilities:

  • Provide sound and reasoned technical and professional advice to clients or internal stakeholders relating to the Building Surveying scope of services, which will include:

o Design and specification

o Contract administration

o Party wall matters

o Dilapidations

o Technical due diligence (TDD) and surveys, including for pre-acquisition, stock condition, validation and building defect/pathology purposes

  • Take responsibility for the delivery of projects (generally ranging from £100K - £2M) and professional assignments and/or support the senior colleagues in the delivery of larger projects / assignments.
  • Assist with the development of Building Surveying services, responding to market opportunities.

What you have to offer:

  • MRICS qualified/part qualified, with at least 1years PQE
  • Good communication skills with a pro-active approach and 'can do’ attitude.
  • A detailed and thorough knowledge of both traditional and modern building construction technology and techniques.
  • Good teamworking skills with the capability to influence others and achieve team goals.
  • A strong track record as a professional Building Surveyor, showing the desire for a progressive career structure.
  • Experience of property refurbishment and maintenance.
  • Experience of controlling quality on projects.
  • Experience of leading challenging projects.
  • Experience in 'professional’ Building Surveying work streams, e.g. dilapidations, party wall consultancy, TDD, surveys etc.
  • An energetic and motivated professional with natural drive, innovation and flair.
  • A tenacious individual who asks questions, listens to answers, defines problems and implements change.
  • A broad thinker and problem solver who can take a commercial view of property and asset management.
  • An ambition to drive the business forward and an interest to develop both new and existing services.
  • An ability to develop business through building strong working relationships, internally and externally.
  • Commercial awareness and a financially astute approach.
  • A clear thinking person demonstrating attention to detail who is well organised and can operate independently under a broad direction.
  • An individual who can develop and maintain good relationships and gain the confidence of other professionals.
  • A desire to help, support and develop others.

I have many roles and clients looking for Project Managers, Building Surveyors and Quantity Surveyors, happy to take calls evenings and weekends.