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Chartered Building Surveyor

Position: Location: Salary: Ref: Type: Sector: Posted:
Chartered Building Surveyor Edinburgh Unit 2 Washington Court, 6 Washington Lane Scotland EH11 2HA Peace Recruitment >GBP £45,000 per annum + car allowance 41354 Permanent Building Surveying 25/05/2021

Peace Recruitment is recruiting on behalf for a successful award winning SME multi-disciplinary Scottish consultancy in their search for a Chartered Building Surveyor for their office in Edinburgh. Due to continued growth and part of their succession planning, our client will consider applicants with 3 years post graduate experience, ideally MRICS status or working towards APC. 

What to expect:

Workload will be varied and cross-sector spanning both private and public sectors. The successful candidate will be fully supported and trained to form an effective part of the wider BS team management, with full autonomy over their own workload, plus management responsibilities for junior staff as their career progresses. Strong inter personal skills, time and workload management skills are required – along with flexibility in approach.

Required qualifications/skills:

  • BSc(Hons) in Building Surveying, accredited by RICS
  • Chartered Membership of RICS in Building Surveying
  • Experience in private practice desirable
  • IT skills; Word, Excel, Project, Autocad
  • Ability to prioritise workload, react to changing circumstances and work with others
  • Experience in construction quality monitoring and dilapidations desirable, but not essential
  • Good written and graphic skills

Workload (Chartered level): 

  • Full spectrum of professional services expected of a Building Surveyor in private practice
  • Client facing
  • Opportunity to lead, manage and train junior staff
  • Blend of survey and project work
  • Condition surveys, pre-acquisition due diligence, defect analysis and reporting
  • Dilapidations services – for Landlord and Tenant, plus liability assessments
  • Full training and support to undertake NEC Supervisor services in support of the broader in house team
  • Contract administration
  • Statutory applications
  • Design and specification
  • Assisting senior staff
  • Management of projects including backlog maintenance, lifecycle replacement, fit out and external repairs

Workload (Senior Surveyor applicants) 

  • The above, plus:
  • Exposure to fee proposal and bid preparation
  • Daily management of junior staff
  • Co-ordination of sub-consultants
  • Input to bid writing and business management
  • Business development and networking opportunities

In return:

  • Salary up £45,000 depending on your experience
  • Car allowance
  • APC support if required by in-house APC assessor 
  • Clear career progression
  • Be part of a modern, dynamic firm/team
  • Job security

If you like the sound of this opportunity and tick most of the boxes then apply with your CV or call Lewis Potter for more information.


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