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Building Surveyor

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    Brentwood, Essex

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    Alex Cena

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    7 months ago

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Job Title - Building Surveyor
Location: Essex, UK
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: Negotiable


Our client is a privately owned architectural practice who deals with projects and their clients within the leisure, retail, commercial and residential industries. They specialise in interior design and project management.

Due to the continues growth within the business, they are looking for a Building Surveyor to join the team in helping deliver building consultancy services. Primarily working with National brands within the hospitality and retail sector, as well as working on residential and ad hoc projects.

This opportunity is for a Building Surveyor to lead projects from inception to completion. Works are not restricted to new buildings but can also include refurbishment, alteration and other construction projects.

Responsibilities as a Building Surveyor:

  • Assist Project Team Leader with Client liaison to include presentation of schemes, project programming and other matters affecting delivery of service.
  • Act as the Contract Administrator or Employer's Agent on a wide range of building types, utilising all standard forms of construction and assuming full responsibility for the following:
  • Visit site and carry out and issue inspections reports
  • Prepare and present initial appraisal and feasibility reports
  • Carry out measured surveys of existing buildings or site
  • Prepare and present outline design proposals, including preparation of budget estimate costs
  • Prepare and present for approval complete scheme designs
  • Prepare full working drawings sufficient for the construction of the project
  • Submit applications for statutory approvals, including Planning, Listed Building Consent and Building Control Approval
  • Prepare specifications and schedules of work and/or provide information for the preparation of bills of quantities
  • Invite tenders for the main contract, carry out tender analysis and prepare tender reports
  • Carry our Project / Contract Management duties for works on site
  • Inspect progress of works and comment on quality of workmanship


  • Minimum 2 years post-qualification (BSc (Hons) degree or similar in Building Surveying) experience and/or breadth of knowledge and competence commensurate with this position
  • Ideally membership of the RICS, CIOB or other recognised body but not essential

Attributes we require:

  • Leadership skills and a willingness to take on responsibility
  • Good communication skills, as interaction with other professionals, authorities and clients will take place on a regular basis
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • A logical and practical approach as well as an ability to solve problems
  • Time management and ability to prioritise workloads
  • Attention to detail and design, and the ability to visualise objects in three dimensions
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Technically Competent


  • Must be conversant with all packages in Microsoft Office
  • AutoCad
  • RNET
  • MS Project

If this is something thatwould be of interest, please contact Alex Cena on either or 07976430926