Assistant Building Surveyor

  • Devon
  • Permanent / Full Time
Building & Construction
£30000 - £40000 per year Pension, private healthcare, generous annual leave
Job ref: 61074512

Assistant Building Surveyor
The Company
We have a fantastic new position for an “Assistant Building Surveyor”, working for highly progressive Construction and Property Consultancy, based from their stunning head offices in Exeter. Since landing in Devon they have made a huge splash, winning some of the most exciting projects across the South West. Their enthusiasm and drive has won over clients securing a project portfolio that is the envy of the competition. The business was launched to provide Project Management and PQS services working on projects ranging from £1m – £140million. In recent years they have brought on some fantastic clients via their modest but highly regarded Building Surveying team. 
The Opportunity   
They are looking to attract an experienced “Assistant Building Surveyor” to join an existing team in the Exeter office.   
Key responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct thorough building, condition, and measured surveys to ensure comprehensive assessments.
  • Analyse and produce detailed reports on building defects, ensuring our clients are well-informed.
  • Skilfully manage claims and negotiations with loss adjusters, ultimately leading to the preparation of precise drawings and specifications for remedial work.
  • Prepare meticulous schedules of dilapidations for both land and buildings, demonstrating your attention to detail.
  • Offer valuable advice related to planning applications, appeals, boundary disputes, and more, contributing to informed decision-making.
  • Attend in-house and external meetings with clients, local authorities and other professionals
  • Overseeing both traditional and Design & Build (D&B) projects, encompassing new builds and refurbishments
  • Excelling in client management to ensure project success
  • Efficiently handling contract administration responsibilities
  • Expertly preparing comprehensive tender packages
  • Conducting diverse building surveys to support project requirements

The Ideal Candidate   
They are looking for candidates with recent Construction Consultancy experience, as well as:  

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, with membership status of a relevant professional body such as RICS, CIOB etc. (preferable)
  • Good working knowledge of all aspects of building surveying and building design
  • Proven staff management skills
  • Proven client management including negotiating and influencing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage staff, lead and motivate individuals and teams to achieve targets

 What’s in it for you?   
The successful “Assistant Building Surveyor” will receive a detailed and extensive induction as well as:

  • Competitive salary between 
  • Flexible working
  • Private healthcare
  • Generous annual leave allowance

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