Chartered Building Surveyor - Consultancy

Chartered Building Surveyor - Consultancy

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  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Car Allowance

  • Contact:

    Tamsin Doran

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8960

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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An excellent vacancy has arisen for a Chartered Building Surveyor to work with a global and well known consultancy with great strength and a culture of progression. 

The role can be based either in Glasgow OR Edinburgh.

We are seeking an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses exemplary communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, who will provide a first class service to clients. 

The responsibilities:

• Working across a number of projects in different sectors and being able to provide a range of building surveying duties. 
• Acting a lead consultant for various refurbishment projects including briefing clients, feasibility studies, preparing specifications, co-ordinating consultants, budget cost advise, tendering and acting as Contract Administrator
• The use and application of standard forms of building contract, such as JCT and NEC. 
• Preparing and submitting applications for Local Authority Planning and Building Warrant consents
• Carry out surveys, inspections, schedules, provide professional services and the management of schemes across the central belt of Scotland and surrounding regions. 
• Experience of defect analysis, undertaking building surveys and producing professional reports.
• Due Diligence surveys
• Dilapidations, including the preparation of schedules and negotiating settlements, recording schedules of condition
• Planned Maintenance Surveys 
• Understand the principles of quality, safety and the environment within the management of projects
• Measured surveys including the preparation of drawings in AutoCAD
• Supporting the senior managers in their day-to-day activities

The requirements:

• A BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS 
• Chartered 
• Sound technical surveying knowledge and significant building surveying experience. 
• Experience managing clients and their expectations coupled with a strong understanding of profitability, business development, and sound commercial awareness. 
• Sound knowledge of drafting technical documents including bids 
• Full understanding of Health and Safety requirements 
• Excellent time management, punctuality and commitment to getting the job done 
• Meticulous nature and an eye for detail 
• Desire to develop career within a Consultancy environment
• A full driving licence and prepared to travel as required
• Strong IT skills, Word, Excel and MS Project as minimum
• Good AutoCAD skills
• Ability to present well with good literacy and numeracy skills
• Experience of managing clients and their expectations

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