Senior or Associate Building Surveyor Ref: G30L0122

Full Time

Permanent

We have an opportunity for a Senior or Associate Building Surveyor (dependent upon experience) professionally qualified with an extensive and diverse range of experience, to join our multi-disciplinary practice. You will lead on Project co-ordination, contract administration and perform general Surveying duties across a range of projects and clients.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Receiving Client instructions and agreeing fee proposals for various projects and professional surveying instructions in conjunction with group leaders.
  • Surveying and reporting on both commercial and residential properties.   This includes building surveys, defect investigation reports, schedules of conditions and planned maintenance surveys.
  • Dilapidations, including surveys, preparation of schedules and negotiating settlements.
  • Party wall matters including advising Clients, serving Party Wall Notices, recording schedules of condition and agreeing and publishing awards.
  • Acting as Lead Consultant for various refurbishment projects of both commercial and residential properties.  Includes briefing clients, design, coordinating consultants, local authority consultants, specifying, cost advice, tendering, drafting contractual documents ad contract administration.
  • Acting as Project Manager, Project Co-ordinator or Employer’s Agent for commercial projects with varying degrees of involvement, including agreeing terms for consultant appointments, advising and preparing contractual documentation, cost advice and general coordination of project teams performance.
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be relevant to this post.

Person specification:

  • Demonstrate good oral, written communication and personal presentation as the role is client facing and you will be required to give presentations, chair meetings and prepare professionally written reports to a high standard. 
  • You will need to demonstrate your resilience as this position attracts a high volume of work and at times, can be a pressured environment.
  • Be organised and prioritise own workload to meet tight deadlines.
  • You will need to manage client expectations skillfully and bring solutions to challenging situations.
  • Be able to work under own initiative and also as part of a team.
  • The role will include an element of mentoring junior staff.
  • You will be required to drive between sites so need to have access to own vehicle and a clean driving licence.

Our Culture:

Our multi-award winning business has retained its family culture and values where the health and wellbeing of our staff is taken seriously. We have a well-being initiative ‘Healthy Together’ and an active staff social club where you will get the opportunity to meet other colleagues for social and fun occasions and build friendships along the way.  

Our Vision:

To be identified as a trusted client advisor; national in reach, local in service and selected for our quality and expertise in the built environment

Our Values:

  • Professional Integrity
  • Technical Expertise
  • Solution Focused
  • Reliable Personal Service 

Training and Development

The Practice is keen to assist individuals in developing work related professional interests. The Practice takes training seriously, providing practical and financial assistance to all personnel.

Calfordseaden is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to and support the principles of equality of opportunity in employment, training and service delivery.

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006: List of Documents

The Practice is required under this Act to ensure that all Employees have the right to work in the UK and the right to do the work offered.

At interview all potential Employees must provide one of the original documents set out in List A or two of the original documents in the combinations given in List B (Please see Supporting Document 1). It is not necessary to produce documents from both lists.

Photocopies of documents provided will be retained on the successful applicant's file.

This job description will be subject to review in the light of changing circumstances and may include other duties and responsibilities as may be determined. It is not intended to be rigid or inflexible but should be regarded as providing guidelines within which the individual works.

Under General Data Protection Act 2018 all employees are responsible for records held, created or used as part of their work for calfordseaden, whether paper-based or electronic, which also includes emails. Records should be managed and stored appropriately and should in all cases comply with the requirements of the ACT.

The appointment is subject to proof of the attainment of any qualifications deemed essential to the post and used as a basis for shortlisting and selection. Failure to provide evidence of the required qualifications will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.

Vacancy Attachments

Eligibility_to_work_in_the_UK_List_A_and_List_B_-_2021.pdf